The country is still in shock following a fatal accident that claimed the life of singer Lady Grace and 4 others leaving popular singer Ronald Alimpa aka Lusuku Lwa Cement with broken legs so here is the list of Ugandan singers who have survived accidents.
The accident is said to have resulted from over speeding of the car that Alimpa was driving. This is per the narration of Kadongo Kamu singer Hassan Nduga who was the first at the scene and helped to rescue some of the surviving members.
However, this is not the first accident that has befallen a Ugandan musician. There have been plenty of accidents happening to some of the most popular musicians although some of these have been able to escape unhurt and still breathing. Below we bring you a list of Ugandan singers who have fallen to accidents in the country.
Dr Jose Chameleone
The legendary Chameleone and accidents are synonymous and is one of the Ugandan singers on the list. After surviving death in 2009 after he allegedly fell off a storied building via sleep walking, the singer got involved in a fatal accident. He was still recovering from the injuries sustained to his legs from the fall when another accident happened to him. Luckily for him, he lived to see another day as the he only sustained injuries that were treated.
Self-styled Big Size Bebe Cool with unfortunate incidents is also a common thing. The singer however almost lost his life in 2009 from a deadly shooting before escaping the bomb blast at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds that killed tens of Ugandans.
Bebe Cool again survived a nasty road accident in 2020. He was traveling from Soroti together with his wife Zuena Kirema and DJ Brian. The Gagamel boss suffered minor injuries while his wife and DJ Brian suffered some serious injuries which however were not fatal.
Kaana kambata has surely lived by God’s grace throughout his entire lifetime. Despite his success and fame, Kenzo has had some unfortunate experiences towards his life. These include surviving a nasty accident that left his car a complete wreckage in 2021.
Kenzo’s car overturned several times along Masaka Highway due to the road’s slippery nature. Eyewitnesses who rushed to the singer’s rescue narrated that he was lucky to see another day. He didn’t suffer any serious injuries and only checked into hospital for checkup.
Another one of the Ugandan singers is Boy so tender on every girl’s agenda, Wycliffe Tugume aka Ykee Benda is one of the survivors of road accidents in Uganda. Ykee Benda together with his baby mama, Julie Batenga, their baby Dante Quain plus two other guys survived a very bad accident.
This is after the car they were traveling in swerved off road into a perimeter wall smashing into other cars inside the wall. It was only the Onabayo singer who suffered severe injuries. The other car occupants escaped with just little injuries.
The TNS singer also got involved in a road accident with the car he was driving. This was in 2019. For Grenade, it’s said that he was very drunk and it’s this that caused the accident. Luckily he didn’t sustain life threatening injuries.
He’s called the ghetto gladiator for a reason. Bobi Wine in 2014 revealed how he escaped a deadly accident as he was traveling with his wife Barbie Kyagulanyi. Their Jeep Cherokee car was slammed into by an over speeding salon car but they managed to survive this accident.
Just like his older brother Chameleone, Pallaso has had his share of accidents with a recent fall that saw him wheelchaired. However, in 2017 the Malamu singer told how he had survived a gruesome accident. He shared the news via his social media platforms and showed how his car was badly damaged.
Imagine the comedian was about to die for a person he now loathes so much, Bobi Wine. Enroute from Gulu for the bail hearing of Bobi Wine in 2018, the former Lubaga south MP with his friend Wakayima Musoke survived a deadly accident.
The Sikyo singer also survived meeting her creator after she survived a nasty injury. She was returning from a show together with her manager when the unfortunate incident happened. The cause of the accident was not revealed but she spent some time hospitalized after she sustained some serious injuries especially to her face.