Smokie Allan, real names Odoch Allan Philberts is a reggae dancehall musician based in Kampala Uganda. His style of music is commonly known as Luo flow, a blend of Luo language mixed with English and patios from Jamaica. Smokie Allan started singing at the age of 14 years old,at the time being the youngest member of Kids of Nature a very popular music group from Northern Uganda in the late 90s and early 2000. Smokie Allan rose to fame in the year 2005 after releasing his first recorded songs which became major hits on most FM radio stations in and outside Uganda. From then he has managed to build his brand name all over East Africa as the Northern Uganda dancehall king.
He has remained uncontested as the best reggae artist Northern Uganda from the year 2006 to 2018 him winning several other awards in different categories including being crowned a Legendary artist in 2017. Smokie Allan opened the first modern music recording studio in northern Uganda call After Flamez records in the year 2010 which was able to improve on music quality and promote many talented youths from the region who have become very famous musicians today.
BeePee alias Paul Bernard Munu is an Afro POP / RNB artist from Lira-Uganda. Beepee is an award winning artist with several awards to his name. Beepee loves African and Puertorican music. He got his inspiration from Tayc, Wizkid, Nicki Jam, Daddy Yankee and Asa.
Born 7th-oct-1989 real name Ivan Rubangakene Ochaya. He grew up in Gulu town (G town
Northern Uganda). In 1998 At the age of nine he got inspired by rap music he used to listen to
from his father’s boom box at that time because his step brother who was older by then would
buy audio tapes of different genres of music. From his brother’s collection he chose wutang, lost
boys, Outlaws, etc because he had some taste in particular for rap.
He started writing pieces of his own that he compared to the kind of music he loved and would
perform them at karaoke’s and battles. In 2005 Mc Wang Jok together with 2 other rappers
created a rap crew called BNM consisting of Blackpool, Nicshawn and Money I (Present day Mc
Wang Jok). BNM Crew in late 2005 recorded a single titled “Party” at 2Kleen Records G town.
This song had a lot of air plays in key radios in G town at that time. It wasn’t easy because all the
rappers were still at High school level by then so the group didn’t record anything else as BNM
until the group was later dissolved.
In 2008 Mc Wang Jok together with 3 other rapper’s created another group call Underground
Blacks Movement. Underground meaning underneath, hidden or not mainstream and Blacks
meaning Africans. This group was very distinctive and influential to hip hop and rap in Gulu town
(Northern Uganda). It consisted of four poetic rappers (Shawn, Komical, Mc Edge and Mc Wang
Jok as Money) all from the same Neighbourhood of SQ (Senior Quarters) Laroo Division, Gulu.
Underground Blacks Movement recorded a song titled “Hustle” Produced and mastered by The
late Lumix in 2008 from Valley Curve Studios. Hustle still one of the greatest hiphop songs of all
time in G town made this group very famous to rap lovers.
In 2009 after Underground Blacks Movement was dissolved Mc Wang Jok, Jok Ocol and Rwot
Onung Pa Yai(R.I.P) founded the worlds famous Bila Wa Movement. Bila Wa Movement is a plat
form that uses the fusion of rap/poetry and afro instrumentals to make music that can pass a
message. Bila Wa Movement known for their hit song “Lapiny”(Produced and mastered by
skinny) in 2013 at Infinite Records Kampala and performed live at Bayimba Regional Festival
Gulu and Bayimba International Festival Kampala in 2013. Lapiny has had a lot of air plays even
outside of Uganda. As a poet and the song writer for the concept Lapiny, Mc Wang Jok also
featured on the radio Netherlands My Song Interview. Bila Wa Movement had a lot of articles
written about them an example where they were ranked 5th out of ten as Africa’s most
Mc Wang Jok, The Afro rap performer and The Luo Synthesis Rap Universal Originator was
signed to Pine Avenue Record Label in the late 2013. From Pine Avenue5 Record Label in Gulu
Northern Uganda, Wang Jok recorded songs like Lakolo, Sound of Luo feat OJ Maxwell,
Wandeka Nze feat Pine Avenue All stars , Wang pedding, Pe I kwala, An Aye, Atye Ka Tic to
mention but afew.
“Atye Ka Tic” Meaning am working(“Wiya Tye Ka Tic” Meaning My brain is at work)one of
Northern Uganda’s greatest hip hop song ever recorded. The poetic and conscious motivational
message in the song Atye Ka Tic has made Mc Wang Jok one of the most famous hip hop
artist in the region and a household name.
Mc wang Jok left Pine Avenue 5 Record Label in 2017. He is now managed by Talent Avenue UG
a local music promotions entity that promotes, distributes content and manages artist in Gulu