AfroBeats musician Robert Banda a.k.a Roberto is set to light up Kigali early June for a silent disco gig after 4 years since his last performance in Rwanda.
The Amarula hitmaker who attributes his fame to disc spinner and musician Pius Rukabuza will jet in the country on 8th June to headline silent disco concert organized by 1K entertainment.
Speaking to KT Press, the CEO of 1K entertainment Rukabuza cemented the news of Roberto coming to Kigali.
“It’s true Roberto will headline silent disco gig come June together with local stars like Amalon as well as recording a song with 1K main artist before living the country,” says Rukabuza.
According to the organizers, the venue might be the usual place for 1K entertainment – Wakanda club or some other place which will be communicated later.
Roberto first came in Rwanda as a backup singer of his brother General Ozzy who was famous around 2009 for the song Potential featuring Radio and Weasel.
During that trip, he established contact with Rukabuza who was a famous deejay in Kigali.
In 2015 months after releasing his first club banger dubbed Amarulah, he was contacted by the deejay to headline a comedy show and later a ‘Two 4real’ album launch which sparked his stardom musically across Africa.
Amarulah became an instant hit when it played on local airwaves, parties and nightclubs in different parts of the country.
Roberto is a Zambian award-winning R&B singer, songwriter, producer and radio DJ.
He is also a founder of Bratha Hood Music where he and his elder brother General Ozzy make their music.
Currently, he boosts of hit songs like Into you, African woman, Beautiful and he has worked with Africa’s finest musicians like Knowless Butera, Vannesa Mdee and Patoraking.