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The story of Chris Evans: From a builder to an award-winning artiste

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Chris Evan’s music has been played on almost local weddings and introduction ceremonies and his love for suits is something many know him for. In 2015, together with Rema Namakula, he stole our hearts with the love song Linda.

Chris Evans was born Christopher Evans Kaweesi in 1987. He was born to Jane Nabwami, a housewife and Christopher Kakooza, a builder and also a church singer at Busawula Church of Uganda.

His parents died when he was still a young child. (His father died when Kaweesi was about 13 or 14 years old). He paid for his elementary and middle school education by performing menial jobs at construction sites.

He passed his O-Level examinations with flying colors, scoring 14 points in 8 subjects (the best possible score is 8). His paternal uncle, sponsored his A-Level education at St. Mary’s Boarding Secondary School, Kitende, a good residential mixed high school, in Kajjansi, off of the Kampala-Entebbe Road. At Kitende, Kaweesi studies Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with Mathematics as a minor subject.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

He was later admitted to Makerere University on a Uganda Government scholarship to study Agriculture. He enrolled, attended classes, but never graduated. Instead, he used the contacts at the university, to launch his musical career.

Chris Evans begun actively singing in 2007. He also doubles as a song writer and has been listed among Uganda’s best music artistes of all time. He had been said to sound like Cute Kaye but later curved out his own niche, although lately a new artiste, Lyto Boss has been compared to him.

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In 2015 Evans teamed up with song bird Rema Namakula to compose, record and perform a critically acclaimed duet named Linda. The single received the “Best RnB Song” at the “HiPipo Music Awards” in 2015 and received massive air play.

His songs include: Ow’ekisa, Rihanna, Kankole Byenkola, Ndikusasulaki, Bwolonda, Abafumbo, Mulungi, Nsaasira

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Love Life

Chris Evans has been a private individual despite his celebrity status. In fact the first time his love life got into the public domain was when Jamirah Karungi, a local actress, he had been cohabiting with, dumped him in 2014.  Karungi is believed to have hooked a city tycoon. It is reported that Karungi called her relationship with Chris Evans quits because he was not formalizing their tow-year-old relationship. They had met in 2012.

Earlier this year, chris Evans flaunted pictures of him and a good-looking young woman on social media saying she is the love of his life but it later turned out that she was just a video vixen in a new music video she was shooting.

Apart from singing, which is Evans’ full-time job, he enjoys football and watching other musicians on stage.

According to his manager Godfrey Kayemba, Evans is a humble man, and for the years they have been together, he listens to advice and is ready to learn new things.

However, last night (May 7) news broke out that he had been beaten to pulp by thugs in Lungujja, Rubaga division. According to his manager and police reports, the suspected thugs hit his head with a hammer and took off with his vehicle. The car, reg no. UAZ 399J, has been recovered but Chris Evans is still fighting for his life in Mengo Hospital.

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