The pioneer of Ugandan soul music, Maurice Kirya decides to quit music music come next year. Maurice Kirya plans to quit singing next year.
After 22 years of satisfying his followers with peaceful music, Kirya has decided to call it a career.
Omulembe Gwa Kirya, Headmaster, Busaabala, Wooye, Boda Boda, and Bbuba are just a few of the well-known songs by Maurice Kirya.
Kirya has performed in over 35 countries with artists including American singer NE-YO, German superstar Mark Forster and others
Maurice has encouraged a number of young, up-and-coming musicians to experiment with a genre of music that has not previously received much attention in the local music industry.
On Wednesday night, Kirya made the announcement that he is leaving the music business via his internet outlets. He revealed that he plans to embark on another journey unrelated to music.
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Maurice Kirya will embark on a global tour, stopping in places including Paris, New York, London, Rotterdam, Berlin, Dubai, Nairobi, and Kigali before wrapping up his performances in Kampala with a major celebration.
The exact dates of his global tour have not yet been revealed.
The revelation has elicited a range of emotions among his supporters as they process both the lows of his departure and the highs of the remaining gigs.
The 38-year-old has expressed gratitude to everyone who has helped his music career along with those who have inspired and motivated him throughout his difficult times.
I’ve enjoyed performing for you for 22 years, but it’s time for a change. Hang the gloves up now! I’m being called on by another journey.
We’ll be bringing this to a close in grand manner in 2023! Many thanks to everyone who participated in the song, motivated me, and helped me! Without you, it wouldn’t have been as effective.