Joram Ssozi: Uganda’s music ambassador to Rwanda

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Growing up, music was not a big deal to Joram Ssozi. He says most of his siblings served in Anglican Church choirs without any recognition. Born in Luweero 51 years ago, Ssozi now calls Rwanda his home. In Rwanda, Ssozi is a celebrity music composer whose stature has lifted gospel music, especially choir music, to considerable heights. While Pentecostal RnB artiste Aimé Uwimana is credited for pioneering the modern form of Rwandan gospel, Ssozi triggered a new wave for choir music. Just like in Uganda, gospel music in Rwanda has its origins with the missionaries. Author Stephen Kalimba wrote i…

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