Diva Spice Diana real name Namukwaya Hajara Diana, says her manager is behind the current success fans are praising.
Spice who credits her manager Roger Lubega for bringing her fame and success was Saturday speaking to Urban TV ahead of her concert happening on January 17th at Freedom City Mall.
“I draw my inspiration from my fans,” she told the Vision Group television.
According to her, fans should expect something special during her upcoming concert.
“We (and the management) make sure every new concert is a different experience.”
Spice describes herself as a versatile artist.
“I find it easy to work with all the artists on my collaboration projects. Besides, my manager Roger is one of the reasons for my success,” she revealed.
Asked which song she loves the most, Spice said: “All my songs are really big, can’t single out any as my favourite.”
She went on: “Look at Omusheshe, Jangu Ondabe, these are all hits an people have loved them.”
Spice Diana, one of the youngest female Ugandan artists, started her music career early and is currently studying at Makerere University.
Her first manager was Dr Fizol of Avie Records, and she was later managed by Twinkle Star and AgaNaga in 2016.
She has had several singles including “Anti Kale”, “Buekete” and “Bimpe”.
Spice Diana has also collaborated with both local and international artists that include Pallaso, Aganaga and Jamaican Orisha Sound.
Early life and education
Spice Diana was educated at Kibuli Demonstration School for primary education and St Peter’s Senior Secondary School for her secondary education.
She graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor of Industrial Arts.
Spice Diana is struggling to balance between music and school.
This is because most of her lecture times collide with her musical performances. Spice Diana was interviewed.
Spice Diana started her music career in 2014 with her hit single Onsanula that later won her an award in 2015.
Prior to the year 2014, she was being managed by Dr. Fizol of Avenue Records.
Spice Diana has signed record labels with Twinkle Star and Humble Management before she went solo.
Spice Diana has many hits including “Anti Kale”, “I miss you” and “Buteke”.
In 2016, Spice Diana decided to organize awards to recognize her team. She named these awards the Team Spice Diana Awards.
Only Spice Diana and upcoming artists performed at the award show.
Singles: Bukete, Bimpe, Anti Kale, Tokombako, I miss you, Gwe Nsonga, Tuli Kuki, Nyumirwa, Ninze, Acrobatics, Sabatula, Tekinanta, Sitomaand Omusheshe ft. Ray G.
Awards and nominations
She won Best Female Breakthrough Artist at the 3rd HiPipo Music Awards in 2015.
The prestigious award is based on a popularity vote from the public via Web, SMS, WhatsApp and social media voting.
In 2017, Spice Diana was invited to perform at the Kampala City Festival where she was beaten up by the Uganda Police after performing one song.
The song that Spice Diana performed is called Onsanula and it has a verse which talks about the police being against the people.
The lyrics may have been the cause of her beating as she stated on her Social Media Accounts.