Today on the Over drive stripped, Gaetano and Lucky will be hosting singer Angella Katatumba
Who is she
Angella Katatumba is Ugandan Singer and Songwriter. Daughter to H.E Bonny Katatumba, a Ugandan consul to Pakistan. Angella Katatumba is also the only daughter among a family of eight children for The Katatumbas.She is a playful and quite stubborn lady.
Who has had a glaring academic life and was always number one. Angella is also the twin of Rugiirwa Allan Katatumba, she did part of her secondary education at Katatumba Academy in Western Uganda Mbarara and the other in Vancouver, Canada. There after she went to Oxford Brookes University in England, where she attained a degree in Economics, a Law degree and a Masters in human resource management.
Upon completing her last degree, Katatumba was blessed to work for famous Hollywood actor and singer Isaac Hayes, as an assistant general manager for his Chicago restaurant called Isaac Hayes. It was from Chicago that Angella also got to meet a number of music stars like R.Kelly, Alicia keys who inspired into music She has also been the Managing Director of Hotel Diplomat located at Tank Hill in Muyenga which is part of the Katatumba Group of companies.
Katatumba is one of the popular but silent Ugandan artists who have dedicated most of her efforts into charity. An evident caring and loving heart for her people, Angela for her past has done a number of music projects featuring peace reconciliation and help for the needy. She is also a founder of the charity organization called Angella Katatumba Development Foundation that was started to raise funds to help the needy people in northern Uganda a part that has been affected by wars and unsettlement for the past 23 years.
Angella is looking forward into charity. She has got much more involved in projects that are going to empower the people of northern Uganda and Gulu. She in the past handed over assets worth over 10M Uganda shillings to Rwot Achan the traditional leader of Gulu. Angella is currently working as Diplomat is The Katatumba Group of companies.
Angella has done songs like , Let Me, Peace, I Live for You,For You Gulu, Let Me, Sikyetaga one of her most popular and first ever hit tunes, . Angella has also had some collaborations with popular Artists Like Buchaman in a song twagala emilembe (Peace), Bebe Cool sikyetaga where she and munene were talking about now accepted love , Angella has since 2005 never made any step back, her One Minute Man made it all for in her only and first year of music. Angella got it even bigger with Buchaman in the peace song so much more with Bebe cool. In a reminder about Angella’s music background, At 17, while at a university in the UK, Katatumba won a talent show and impressed her dean of students, so much that he gave her number out to wedding organisers to hire her to sing. At the height of this stint, Katatumba was making up to 300 pounds at Ponanas, Oxford. Angella has for the past done a number of fund raising for the people in Gulu and was the only artist and lady chosen by the international community to compose and make a song that could be a way to restore hope and peace for the people in Gulu, Better Listen To the song For You Gulu.
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