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Jose Chameleone to retire from music with Nairobi concert


Ugandan singer Jose Chameleone will be paying tribute to Kenyans with a special concert.

The singer, who lived in Nairobi for the longest time, when his music career was starting, will hold a final concert to bid goodbye to his music career.

Jose Chameleoen wearing Kenyan jersey/Courtesy instagram

Chameleone will retire to focus on politicos, and if all goes according to plan a concert will be held in the 254.

Chameleone’s career began at a young age in 1996 as a DJ at the Missouri night club in Kampala. He was later signed to the Kenyan record label Ogopa DJs,, where he broke through with his first single, “Bageya” that featured Kenyan artist Redsan.

He writes often about his love for Kenya and once wrote

Sitted on a stool in the bus Corridor #Vumilia Every sweat counts – I glorify God. I know Nairobi than many who think they know. Big up My people in Imara Daima, Kayole,South B, South C, Dandora, Lavie, Karen ow! Kawangware 💥Jambo! Kenya yetu……… hakuna.………❤️❤️❤️❤️

Jose Chameleone Valentines toast

Chameleons first album, Bageya, was released in 2000. He has released more than 12 albums, including Mama Mia in 2001, Njo Karibu and The Golden Voice in 2003, Mambo Bado in 2004, Kipepeo in 2005, Shida za Dunia in 2006, Sivyo Ndivyo and Katupakase in 2007, Bayuda in 2009, Vumilia in 2010, Valu Valu in 2012, Badilisha in 2013, Tubonge in 2014, Wale wale in 2015, Sili Mujjawo in 2016, Sweet Banana in 2017, Champion in 2018.

He has a music label called Leone Island of which he is CEO. Artistes formerly under this label include; the late Moses Radio, Weasel, the late AK 47, King Saha, Papa Cidy, and Pallaso, Melody, Yung Mulo and Big Eye.

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