CITY & COUNTRY: KAMPALA, UGANDA
Ugandan born singer-songwriter rising star Azawi, joins forces with WildAid, Rockstar, OAS1SONE and over 80 African superstar singer-songwriters in a historic first-ever a world tour series of Premium Livestream Concerts, to lend their voices in support of Africa’s wildlife conservation, raise awareness for climate change and plastics pollution, and have their messaging, voices, music and live performances broadcast across several Pan African and global platforms.
Azawi is a multi-talented singer-songwriter, recording artist and performer. She was inspired to do music and dance years ago after frequently visiting the Ndere Cultural Centre to watch the dance festivals. She later joined Kika Dance Troupe in 2005.After leaving the Kika Dance Troupe, Azawi started singing in school with the help of a friend, and brother, who mentored her as a singer/songwriter. That is when Azawi started writing for a few artists locally, in Uganda. Azawi has written songs for Lydia Jazmine, Vinka, Nina Roz, Eddy Kenzo, etc. During her journey as a songwriter, Azawi was discovered by Swangz Avenue and this has put her on a path to stardom. Azawi released her debut project; a five-track EP titled “LO FIT,” in February (28th). This project has produced hit songs such as “Quinamino”, “Repeat It” and the title track “Lo Fit”. For 2021, Azawi is currently getting ready to release her debut album, the first single off this project is titled "My year".
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND X ROCKSTAR
WildAid and Rockstar are bringing together artists and musicians from across Africa by lending their voices to support wildlife conservation and have their messaging and music broadcast across several African and global platforms. Thank you for joining us in raising awareness of this important cause.
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND
The Wild Africa Fund employs mass communications – such as the Music for Wildlife Concerts and Poaching Steals From Us All campaigns – to raise awareness of poaching, habitat loss and human wildlife conflict. It promotes wildlife tourism and carbon offset as sources of conservation and sustainable development funding. It promotes and directly supports local wildlife programs from offices in Cape Town, Lagos, Harare and Kigali and is running the programs previously under WildAid in South Africa, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.