EVELYN LAGU is a Ugandan musician and has had a good year with her ‘Mbulila’ tune receiving a huge following and her latest single “Akalulu” is also doing some magic on the media wave.
Our writer Jonah Kirabo shared some moments with her and this is what you didn’t know about her…
Xclusive UG: Our reader would like to know, who is Evelyn Lagu? Tell us something about you..
Evelyn: I’m a very simple person from a simple background born on 11th/06/1982 in Kalungu, Masaka. I was born to the late Naggayi Gladys and the late Sembuusi Harman. I grew up in Mityana with my aunt the late Nanfuka Imelda and her late husband Mr. Lubega George. I have two sisters and three brothers, I am a catholic and from the nyonyi ndiisa clan.
Xclsuive UG: When did you start singing?
Evelyn: I’ve been singing and composing since primary. Actually Mityana people will tell you I used to run over disco trucks, went to clubs.
Xclusive UG: What was your first song and which among your songs isyour favourite?
Evelyn: Ogumanga did the introduction. I like “Akalulu” so much. It’s my latest.
Xclusive UG: What has been the hardest thing you’ve ever done for music?
Evelyn: My family is at stake as we speak, my husband thinks I care for my fans more than him and yet it’s my passion. However much I love him I love music more than anything.
Xclusive UG: Apart from music, do you have anything else you do?
Evelyn: Yes, am a mother and I also act. I have movies like Brenda, Bizibu family, kyoyagala, nduguddemu, butalbika hospital. And series like zubair, ekirungo etc.
Xclusive UG: Who inspires you in Uganda’s music industry?
Evelyn: In Uganda, I admire many artists. Angela Kalule for she’s really hard working. Kawalya, Mariam Ndagire, Juliana and Irene among others.
Xclusive UG: Where do you see yourself in five years from now?
Evelyn: I think I will be big. But of course it on the Lord who knows better.
Xclusive UG: Your hobbies?
Evelyn: Eating, laughing, going out and swimming.
Xclusive UG: Any last words for your friends, fans and followers?
Evelyn: I’m not going to let them down, I’m working hard. I thank them for the support and the jobs they give me.