Saturday, December 02 2017
Irene Ntale was one of the artists that performed at the One Million Dollar party at Guvnor, but the highlight of the party was when she lost a step in her creme heels sending her flying all the way down, it's not the falling, but the remarks after the fall that left many wondering what had happened to the Stamina Daddy singer. Watch her video here...Read More
Sunday, October 01 2017
"People out there think we female artists are loose, which is not the case. When I'm not on stage or in the studio, I'm human and I have feelings too. Some fear dating us because of the number of fans following us, they also think we have multiple partners out there, it's not true and not good to think of us that way." Read More
Sunday, May 14 2017
Our Celebrities and their mom's
Artists were busy celebratiing their mothers and interestingly, they all look alike...
Navio - "Leader, Mother, Teacher, Woman, Doctor, Revolutionary, Olympian, Role Model, Friend, Confidant, Kigozi, Blick, Grand Ma, Selfless, Professor, Mum, Scout, Aunty, Reader .....
Maurice Kirya - "Happy Mother's day to all you wonderful mothers of the world! We are nothing without you!" Unfortunately for him, the mom passed on in 2015, she was also Vampino's mom. Vampino is the artist behind the Smart Wire hit song.
The Cherie singer, Lydia Jazmine, is a little version of her mom - "Happy Mothers Day to all mom's in the world..Special wishes to the love of my life!!"
Irene Ntale's message featured a line off Rema's Banyabo song that she dedicates to all the women..."Singa si Mukyala I love you Mommy. From mine to yours, Happy Mothers Day, " The she Go Down singer wrote.
The Tokombako singer, Spice Diana, and her mom can easily pass for identical twins. "She has watched me grow into the lady I am today, help me achieve my dreams, sacrifice her happiness for me, taught me most of the things I know, thank you mama, Happy mothers day to all the mother's in the world."
Sheebah Karungi - "Thank you Mama for not leaving me in a box on someone's doorstep, Happy Mamas Day."
Wednesday, April 19 2017
Swangz Avenue boss puts his merc to good use
Swangz Avenue CEO, Benon Mugumbya, is one of a kind. He uses his Merc C200 to transport construction items.
No doubt, this car is not designed to transport such items and in some circles, this could be their bridal car, but Benon is not taking any of that.
A wheel barrow, bags of cement and pipes were some of the items the silver Merc was carrying around.
A few pals who were concerned about how he was using the ride were told that it was only for a short distance.
Benon strikes a pose with Irene Ntale when she was still signed to the record label and of course, curvy Winnie Nwagi who is still signed to Swangz Avenue.
Tuesday, April 04 2017
Bebe Cool, Irene Ntale collab with Sauti Sol
Latest info from Irene Ntale is that she has teamed up with Sauti Sol, the Kenyan Afro-Pop group to do a song.
Yesterday, the ex-Swangz Avenue singer was busy translating her Nkubukinze song to the KY boys, they loved it. The two teams are planning on something new but could also do a rendition of one of her songs, could Nkubukinze or Go Down be the song? only time will tell.
Irene has released three songs from the time she quit Swangz Avenue with Kyolowoza being the latest.
More of the Sauti Sol, Bebe Cool is also doing something with the group and it will be released pretty soon. On the side of their project, they took off time to sing for Zuena the birthday song.
Tuesday, February 21 2017
Swangz Avenue singer Vinka graduates
New kid on the block, Veronica Nakiyingi, aka Vinka was among the thousands that graduated today (Mon 21) at Makerere University. The Level singer who is signed to the Swangz Avenue label graduated with a Bachelors Degree with a bias in Hospitality and Leisure.
Vinka is Irene Ntale's former manager at Swangz Avenue. Her Level video is played on MTV Base and moving up the ranks locally. Vinka become very active the moment the Twelageko singer quit the label.
Friday, February 10 2017
Irene Ntale was this morning appearing on 100.2 Galaxy FM to premiere her latest song, Twelageko, which has a message for those who don't wish her well.
The show started off with Omukwano Gwe Kiiro and then crossed to Sembera, a song written by Moze Radio. Irene was quick to acknowledge that she had an amazing 2016 and the highlight of last year was her concert.
"I had people that believed in me so much ranging from my family, Swangz Avenue and the fans are the people who have got me where Iam today.."
"My growth comes from persistence, consistence and listening to criticism, I also listen a lot." Irene added.
Fresh from Rwanda where she had three shows, Irene revealed that she might do something with DJ Pius of the A-Gatak.O fame.
Going forward after Swangz Avenue - Irene said that at 28, she has learnt a lot from her managers and it was time to take care of herself and apart from the words people are saying, all is good..."I know who Iam and I'm ready to work and I feel like it's going to be a lot better than it was."
The show hosts asked her about her skin complexion, she confirmed that oh yes she was a lot darker four years back but now after some money, she has turned lighter and looks a lot better...
"Twelageko is my first release 2017, Can't wait for you to hear it!!! It's my Baby, my first decision!!"
In the song, she seems to have a message for those who don't wish her well and goes on to remind them that she will overcome all the hurdles.
Irene is behind songs like; Stay with me, Gyobera, Sembera, Otubatisa, He Go Down, Oli Ndaba, Bikoola, Smile Uganda, Monopoly, Critical Emergency among others
Monday, November 07 2016
On the side of the AFRIMA awards, it was time for the artists to network, phone numbers, private social network links and hotline contatcs were exchanged..Irene Ntale hooked up our in-law, Diamond Platnumz, so much was discussed including doing a collaboration song for her Swahili fans...
Platnumz who won three awards in the AFRIMA's was like with your guitar skills we can do so much together..Platnumz won Best Male Eastern Africa and, Utanipenda, the song he did for Zari won him two awards including Song of the Year and Best Artist/Duo/ song.
Thursday, October 27 2016
Irene Ntale was yesterday on NTV the Beat to premiere her latest club banger, He Go Down, the fans are loving the tune..She did wiggle to the song with the TV host Douglas taking her on from behind and down they went.
Read Also: Winnie Nwagi learns how to use facebook live
The guitarist came along with with her guitar which she played for the fans. The video has made it on the hot list of the #SNL show on NBS TV.
Irene has many songs to her name ranging from Gyobera, Olindaba, Kabugo, Nzenna Nzenna, Bikoola which she did with Radio and Weasel, Sembera and Omukwano Gwe Kiro among others.
The Swangz Avenue signed artist is more than ready for her concert. On Oct 30, Irene will join Tonix and Ray Signature [Who wrote her Gyobera song] to perform at the Roast and Rhyme show. On Dec 3, you can still catch up with Irene Ntale performing alongside Wizkid at the Lugogo Cricket Oval when Star Times marks 6 years.
In other Irene Ntale news, she also dispelled rumours that she was pregnant but also reminded her fans that she is working tirelessly to achieve that.
Monday, October 03 2016
Yesterday was the Kampala Carnival or city festival as it was hash tagged and for Winnie Nwagi, she learnt something new. Oh yes, her friend, Irene Ntale was the teacher here, she taught the Musawo singer how to broadcast live on facebook. While at it, Irene Ntale continued the live chat with fans who were enjoying every moment of Nwagi not having a clue of what facebook live was or how to go about it. This left the fans very amused.
"So we are live at the KCCA carnival [Nwagi] Ka light nga Kalungi...and we are about to perform...Winnie say Hi...are on Facebook live?"
Nwagi - "Bakikola batya? meaning...How do you go live on Facebook?"
Irene - "Go on your page....MEANWHILE ..say hi to the fans...[Winnie] .Im loving your love baby..Musawo..Hi Guys we going to be live at the Bell tent so you berrrer cum n join us.."
Minutes later, Winnie was seen enjoying the new service and occasionally k.issing the fans who were increasing every second of the live show...
Winnie who was clad in this black net outfit that left most of her male fans very excited was happy to have learnt something new, however, her not knowing how to use the facility and Irene Ntale innocently recording the moment away caused a stir among the fans.
"There's always the first time.." "And Irene just kept on recording..."It's no big deal to know how facebook live operates,,," were some of the posts by the fans...
Thursday, September 22 2016
Irene Ntale, 27, yesterday released her 27-track-album at the Swangz Avenue offices in Muyenga. The Gyobera singer thanked all the fans, music promoters and media personalities that graced the party.
"Last night we released my double CD album.. It was epic. Thank you all for coming through. "
NTV's Douglas Lwanga engaged Irene as the DJ sampled some of the songs. The album came in two CD's of 15 and 12 songs. Irene said that Nkubukinze is her best because it was her very first song to be recorded.
During the session, Irene appeared to be emotional, she also assured her fans that she was not about to leave the group that has brought her this far.
It has taken her 4 years to do the 2 CD's. At the party, there was a Champagne bottle popping session, fans were walking away with autographed CD's.
Fans outside Kampala can get the albums on ITunes and Spotify in a couple of days from now.
Saturday, September 17 2016
I'm Beck.....in Iryn Ntale's new accent following her US Holiday...
The Sembera singer left for the US shortly after her successful 'Irene Ntale Date Night Concert' that saw top artistes like Bebe Cool perform.
"Back like I never left!!! Feels awesome to be back!! Let's do this..." Irene wrote on her wall..Top on her agenda is dropping the Sembera album.
Tuesday, June 14 2016
Thursday, May 05 2016
Irene Ntale through the Swangz Avenue label has released her Sembera video but looking at how the fans are requesting for the song, it could run over Winnie Nwagi's Musawo very easily.
Fresh from a short holiday in Lagos with her significant other who she nearly revealed to the fans, Irene was on NTV the Beat to talk about the Press Freedom, danced Waltz with the show host Douglas Lwanga and also expressed her worries on the new regulations that ban erotic dancing in videos
Looking at the shots from the video, you can understand why the Sembera singer is worried. In the video, Irene is this hotel attendant clad in a short outfit at the reception, she falls for a client who checks in for the night giving him this come closer mood just like the song title suggests.
In the room, she continues to pull those Sembera moves while playing with her legs in this short outfit that left nothing to imagination.
Irene Ntale rocked the Uganda Music Industry in 2013, she has since then given the old guards a run for their money.
Sunday, April 03 2016
Irene Ntale was yesterday appearing on Dembe FM to talk about her latest 2016 single, Sembera but the entire show was dominated by bitter fans who were calling in to accuse her of not bailing out her die hard fan who had earlier been arrested.
Sembera, is yet another lovely piece for the ears, but the fans were bent on the arrest of one of their own who calls himself; Musayi Gwa Irene Ntale.. Well, she went on to give highlights on other issues like her ‘huge’ behind which she said was not as a result of using FACO products and does not wear fake b.ums.
Asked on why she was bleaching, the Gyobera hit singer compared it to men who have money, they have a tendency of developing huge tummies, so for the ladies, we become light. I’m doing well at Swangz Avenue and I have no plans of quitting the label as it’s widely believed.
Regarding her die hard fan who was arrested, the husky voiced singer said that her fans should behave more responsibly, because abusing other artistes under the guise of calling yourself a diehard fan is not good for my brand and will get you arrested like it was the case for that fan.
Saturday, February 27 2016
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The two female artists are signed to Swangz Avenue music label. Winnie engaged her fans on facebook by letting them ask her some questions, she was kind to respond.
What is your real name?
Winnie Nakanwagi...Nwagi is a short form of Nakanwagi so I get Winnie Nwagi..
Are you on good terms with Desire Luzinda and do you use FACO just like her?
We are and I'm here to give good music. No way my dear, I'm so natural.
Are you married and do you have any kids?
I'm a very happy single mother of one.
How old are you?
I'm 26 (For the record, this is a year "older" than Desire Luzinda...)
The questions soon became so many for her with some asking to take her out for Pizza..., she just took off because even liking their comments became way too much for her.
Winnie Nwagi is behind songs like; Embeera, Katono, Kyowulira and Science, a collaboration song with King Saha.
Saturday, January 30 2016
"My beautiful mother on a day like this, years ago.. brought me into this world.. And it's the best Gift I've ever received.. Thankyou Lord for keeping me..Today I turn the Big 27!!! Am thankful and grateful for all the love and blessings."
Her very close friend and fellow singer Ray Signature was the first to send her birthday wishes and going by the message, it turns out to be the best so far.
"It's Irene Ntale's birthday help me wish her a great one, enjoy and stay here for more years beautiful soul"
"Happy birthday to the only celeb who has no time to lie about her age," one fan wrote.
Friday, January 22 2016
This follows messages that Jane intercepted on her husband's phone, they turned out to be from Irene the musician. Explanations from the man that they were working on a project together did not add up, this has been going on for way too long, she added.
This evening, Irene responded and in her response she says; these men are just fans who love our music and spend their valuable time drooling over our pics.
"What makes you think I can't get my own man and have to steal yours... These men download our pics and flood them in their phones!! They are our fans and love our music."
The Gwe Aliko singer also made it a point that she responds to the first comments but this one got our attention too;
"And what makes you think I can leave my girlfriend and go with you." This post clearly ain't for you, calm down.
Friday, October 09 2015
Irene Ntale's Euro tour delayed due to visa issues
"To all my fans in Europe, please don't pay your moneys yet for any show or appearance. I was due to fly out this weekend but this will not be possible because the visa process requires certain documents that were not provided in time by my intended hosts (mambo entertainment & Redzone) I hate that I will miss you this weekend but will still be with you soonest. With love .. Irenentale.."
Irene Ntale and David Lutalo were having a series of shows in Norway, Sweden, France, Finland and Holland among others but the planned dates for the shows might some how be affected as Irene Ntale notes in her latest post.
Bikoola, Otubatisa and Gyobera are some of the songs that the guitarist and the Oriflame brand Ambassador will be performing when she eventually makes her way to Europe.
Thursday, July 23 2015
Swangz Avenue's Irene Ntale and Team No Sleep's Sheebah Karungi have worked on something together and the end result is, Otubatisa, their latest collaboration song which was released yesterday, it's been well received.
When the Gyobera star meets the Twesana queen from TNS, fans of both artistes are in for a musical treat.
In the song, they sing about their lover who is playing them with lovers in Jinja, Naalya, Buziga and even in Matugga where he hails from.
Irene Ntale has two collabos with Bebe Cool, 'Love Letter' and 'Addiction', 'Easy' with Jose Chameleone, 'Bikoola' with Radio and Weasel, Katambala with Ray Signature, she was also working on another collabo with Apass.
On the other hand, Sheebah Karungi is having a few collabos out there, two with Pallaso; 'Go Down Low' which is by all standards her best followed by 'Mundongo'. Sheebah also teamed up with Beenie Gunter to do a remix of No Offence, another good one.
Short of that, the two young female Uganda artistes can be defined by their classic hits, Gyobera by Ntale and Twesana by Sheebah.
Friday, July 10 2015
Irene Ntale has been forced to postpone a concert that was scheduled for August 28 at Hotel Africana. It should not be recalled that on that day, the battle between Jamaican stars Konshens and Busy Signal will be taking place something that left them with no choice but to consider changing the date.
In a statement signed by Swangz Avenue boss, Benon Mugumbya, he says that a new date will be communicated at a later stage;
"We regret to inform the general public and Irene Ntale fans that the maiden concert of our artist Irene Ntale that was to be staged Friday 28th August 2015 at Hotel Africana will not take place as earlier communicated. This decision has been reached after extensive consultations with all prospective sponsors and partners."
"A new date will be communicated once all involved parties re-align their different schedules. This change will not affect the release of Irene Ntale’s album and a release date will be communicated independently from a launch date. We appreciate your continued support."
During the Miss Uganda show that saw the 22 finalists selected, Irene was one of the artistes that performed but during the performance, her cheek bu.ms went on the loose, she has since been very careful that even while in the US a few days back, the Gyobera singer hit the pool in shorts....
the Bikoola singer who was in the company of Leila Kayondo later got the courage to put on a cool swimwear, but she still had a sarong wrapped around her..
Meanwhile, her fans have assured her of the support when she eventually decides to launch her maiden concert.
Tuesday, June 23 2015
Irene Ntale's cheeky b.um bu.m went on the loose as she performed at Kampala Serena Hotel on the night the 'beauty queens' were unveiled. Apass and Irene Ntale were some of the stars that performed but the Gyobera singer did show off a little bit of what her mama gave her.
She accessorised the black leggings with an orange top and completed it with silver heels. The fans were on her case and this is what the 26-year-old had to say in response;
"People easily and often will judge you without knowing who you really are and what you stand for!!! That should never stop you!! Hear it, Shake it off and continue chasing your dreams.."
Her latest song, Bikoola is doing well ahead of her maiden concert slated for August 28, 2015. Unfortunately for her, that is the very day Konshens will be battling with Busy Signal but the Olindaba singer is determined to take on the two Jamaican singers.
Music: Olindaba, Gyobera, Kabugo, Nkubukinze, Stay With Me
Irene Ntale collaboration songs:
+ Easy with Jose Chameleone
Monday, June 15 2015
Irene Ntale is all set for her maiden concert that will take place on August 28 at Hotel Africana..Just yesterday, she released the video for her latest collabo with Radio and Weasel, Bikoola.
Friday, June 05 2015
Irene Ntale and Ziza Bafana will tomorrow rock Dubai fans at the Posh Club based at Chelsea Plaza Hotel. The duo are already in the hot United Arab Emirates all looking very excited.
Irene will be performing some of her songs that include; Nzena Nzena, Gyobera, Kabugo and her latest collabo with the Goodlyfe Crew, Bikoola among others. She will be joined by husky voiced, Ziza Bafana.
With Gyobera being her biggest hit, Irene is all set for her very first concert that will be taking place on Friday August 28, 2015 at Hotel Africana. VIPs will pay 50,000 while general happiness will be 20,000/-
Saturday, January 31 2015
Irene Ntale and Chameleone are done with their collaboration song. Irene Ntale has been on UBC and NTV stations to premiere the 'Easy' song.
Her concert will be held on Aug 28, 2015 at Hotel Africana and the 26-year-old says that she will be having more music between now and then.
As the old guards are in auto pilot, the new artistes seem to be taking center stage. Gyobera was a serious hit for her last year and it's one song that is likely to have a longer shelf life.
She celebrated her birthday yesterday at Hotel Africana, which happened to be David Lutalo's Akantu concert graced by literally all artistes not forgetting the heavy turn up.
And today, Irene Ntale was among the artistes that performed at the #Shareacoke back to school bash at Kati Kati
Sunday, January 18 2015
The Gyobera singer, Irene Ntale, showing off her tattoos. The one on the right upper arm was added recently while the anchor tattoo on the left has been there for some time. This is how Irene has decided to celebrate the new year. it's not yet clear where the inking was done.
2014 was a good year for her and 2015 is likely to even be better, the sky is the limit for the Olindaba singer. On August 28, 2015, Irene will be having her first concert at Hotel Africana that will see her perform her old and latest songs that include Easy, a collaboration song with the music doctor, Jose Chameleone.
Ono Omwana, Addiction (a collabo with Bebe Cool), Katambala, Remote Control and Stay With Me to mention but a few are the other songs by the singer, song writer and guitarist.
Irene seems to have learnt a thing or two from the old guards, she is promoting her concert date 8 months before the d-day, between now and August 28 is enough time for both the artist and the fans to prepare way in advance.
Friday, January 16 2015
Secret lovers, that's what they were!!
Seeing them together, one would be inclined to think that the two guitarists were working on a collaboration song that will be way better than Beera Nange, the song that introduced Tonix to the Uganda music scene, but in actual sense, Tonix and Irene Ntale have been an item, secretly though for close to a year.
On December 18, Irene got a shock of her life when she bumped into Tonix with a Muyenga based old mama kissing, confirming the rumors she was being told all along that Tonix was cheating on her. "How could you do this to me," Irene asked.
Tonix was lost for words as the cougar furiously asked Irene who she was...It took the intervention of the Cayenne security guard to calm the situation down.
The Gyobera singer drove off in her Rav 4 as the Mulamwa singer continued with his lyrics of "Oli ku mulamwa girl like the way you take it down .....take it down, Mulamwa girl the way you put it down.." which also happens to be the cougar's favorite song from Toniks.
Three weeks later, Irene bumped into Tonix at the Naguru based Panamera bar and she told him that unfortunately, they will have to end it right there for reasons best known to him.
Wednesday, November 19 2014
The Gyobera singer, Irene Ntale is in studio with the number one music doctor, Jose Chameleone working on their next track, Easy. The Swangz Av. signed singer has already two songs with Bebe Cool, Love Letter and Addiction.
Other songs by Irene Ntale include Onomwana, Olindaba, Smile Uganda among others.
The issue of doing a collobaration song with Jose Chameleone has been a tricky one. Melody, Iryn Namubiru, Leila Kayondo are some of the few artistes that have had that chance, and now Irene Ntale joins that line up.
Last week, they were in Kawempe recording the video for the Easy song.
Saturday, August 23 2014
Guitarist singer, Irene Ntale, (23) of the Gyobera fame was yesterday live on BBC Focus on Africa programme. The Olindaba singer could not hide her excitement.
"Banange I can't believe!! I have just arrived at BBC!!! My Hair & makeup done now !! Interview is in a few mins!! Am excited and nervous!!! Banange hooooo...."
During the show, Irene revealed that this was her first time to perform outside Uganda. The show host went on to ask; You are Uganda's rising star, why do you think you are growing so fast?
"First of all, the music I do is what Ugandans can relate to. I do love songs, club kind of music. Im just happy for the support and love that they are showing me."
"You were amazing, loved your performance and I enjoyed your interview, " one said.
It's quite amazing just how far Irene Ntale has gone in very short while on the Uganda music scene. She is behind tracks like 'Love Letter' and 'Addiction' which are collaboration songs with the Love You Every day star, Bebe Cool. Other songs include; Katambala, Smile Uganda.
Irene Ntale will be performing live tonight in London at the 2BeLoved Gala - Tara Hotel. Comedian Anne Kansiime will be hosting the show.
Friday, March 07 2014
Irene Ntale is slowly but surely taking over. If you love 'Stay With Me' and 'Nkubukinze' which was her very first studio single, you need to try out 'Smile For Me Uganda'.
A nice voice coupled with her versatile style, 'Smile Uganda' could be the best song most music lovers have listened to this month. A few months back, Tusker Project Fame judge, Juliana Kanyomozi, said that Irene was promising and through her music, you can't fail to notice that she is a force to be reckoned with.
'Smile For Me Uganda' remix is a reggae rendition which will surely get Irene to the top of favorite artists lists for many fans out there.
Tonight, she will be performing alongside Jackie Chandiru at Fusion Auto Spa doing most of her hit songs that include Love Letter which she did with Bebe Cool and tomorrow, on The International Women's Day, Irene Ntale will be part of the line up of female artists to perform at Garden City Roof Top. Jamaican star, Nyanda Thorbourne will be the top performer of the night.
Friday, May 10 2013
Irene Ntale is the new artist on the music block signed to Swangz Avenue and trust Bebe Cool who is quick at identifying talent, they have already done a track together. On Wednesday, Irene and Bebe were shooting the video for their latest track, Love Letter.
If you've watched or listened to her first studio single, 'Nkubukinze' which was released late last month, you will notice that the guitarist and songwriter has talent. Interestingly, top stars like Juliana Kanyomozi and Iryn Namubiru have already appreciated her music. Appearing on Radiocity FM last week, Juliana told McKenzie that she is promising after listening to her track that was #18 on the countdown.
Getting such remarks from a Tusker Project Fame judge and more so Juliana is one way of knowing that you are on the right track. A tweet from Iryn Namubiru to Ntale last month indicates that she equally appreciates her music. 'Im loving your vibes', Iryn tweeted.
A section of forever upcoming artistes are certainly not happy about this given the fact that Irene has just landed but she is already doing so well in terms of vocals nebigenderako..!
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