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I feel betrayed by Bobi Wine – Catherine Kusasira

Singer Catherine Kusasira. PHOTO BY ISAAC SSEJJOMBWE

Many people are saying that the new rules and regulations that appeared in a document that did rounds on social media are targeting Bobi Wine and that the government wants to use them to calm Bobi Wine down as he is increasingly becoming a problem to the government.

These rules have got everyone in the entertainment sector talking in that an emergency meeting was called on Friday at Jahazi Pier in Munyonyo to find a resolution about it and the people who attended include Eddy Kenzo, Hannington Bugingo, John Segawa, Messach Semakula and Catherine Kusasira among others.

The latter’s attendance surprised many going by the fact that she belongs to NRM and many had considered her an enemy to People Power but Kusasira said that she’s an artiste in the first place before anything else.

Bobi Wine speaks at the Rebel Salute festival in Jamaica. COURTESY PHOTO

While talking to Sqoop, we asked her what she thinks of the new rules and whether they are directed to Bobi Wine. She replied that some of the rules will push the industry forward prior to what some people are saying.
“An artiste will have a high bargaining power unlike before when musicians used to perform for less in different areas. If an artiste is required to perform in one place, they will be paid highly,” she said.

And concerning Bobi Wine, she said that the Kyadondo East Member of parliament has not been useful to the industry because he has never said anything in Parliament that concerns art.
“We supported Bobi Wine to go to Parliament and that is precisely why I even sung for him during his rallies before he joined Parliament but I feel betrayed because he’s not doing what we wanted him to do,” Kusasira noted.

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