By Norah Mukimba
Kampala’s entertainment scene has officially been endorsed as a destination for Nigerian musicians.
As revellers keep fingers crossed on the Wiz Kid performance slated for next month, we can confirm that another Nigerian star, Skales (Raoul John Njeng-Njeng) of the viral song “Booty Language” is confirmed for a performance in Kampala this December.
Latest information on our desk indicates that Ciroc and MZ Shan will fly in the singer a few days to Christmas. “Skales will be performing at “Ciroc Frost & Pineapple Pool Party” on 22nd December at Silver Springs Hotel,” a source reveals.
Born on April 1, 1991, Skales started writing rap songs in 2000, according to the internet.
Between 2007 and 2008, he travelled to Jos to work with Jesse Jagz and Jeremiah Gyang, reads his profile on internet.
In 2008, he entered the Zain Tru Search competition and won the competition’s North Central region.
His debut single, “Must Shine” received numerous spin on the Rhythm FM stations in Lagos, Jos and Abuja.
He later relocated to Lagos and signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009.
Skales has recorded over 200 songs and collaborated with numerous artists, including eLDee, Jeremiah Gyang, Banky W. and Knighthouse.
His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “ “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”.