Born Amongst Ssemanda Ssematimba famously known by his stage name Madoxx Ssematimba in Kampala in 1972 is one of Uganda’s music legends. In addition, who has overtime contributed greatly to the growth of Uganda’s music industry.
Madoxx attended Makonzi Boarding Primary School and Busoga College Mwiri. He then joined the music industry, during the early 1990sSsematimba worked as a primary school teacher.
Madoxx in 1991 made a choice to leave the country and relocated to Stockholm, Sweden at the age of 21 years old. This is where he further developed his musical career and got more skills as he pursued computer studies as well as performing in night clubs to raise his tuition.
While in Sweden, Madoxx met fellow artiste Kenneth “Mafo” Ssejjemba Magoye. In addition, Kenneth later linked him to Aggrey Ssembatya, the then proprietor of Small Axe Productionsin Gothenburg where worked on his albums doing the song composition, writing, programming, performing co-mixing and producing
Madoxx Ssematimba is a reggae musician and sings in Luganda has two children. He, however, released his first album in 2000, dubbed Tukolagane with hit songs such as “Namagembe”. In addition, “Tukolagane”, “Omukwano Gwafe” and “Eddembe”.
In 2006, Madoxx further dropped the Abato album, with singles like “Nakatudde”, “Leka Nkulage”, “Easy” and “Wansonyi”. Therefore these made rounds all over the Ugandan music scene.
Ssematimba, however, continued to perform until 2009 when he returned to Uganda. However, he had reportedly left the music business a year later as he was rumoured to be in bad health. In addition, and chocking on debts while in Sweden.
However 2014, Maddox has been performing locally after a series of combined efforts by both his family and we’ll wishers jointly came together to revamp his musical career after taking him to a rehabilitation centre.