Thousands of music revelers in Rwanda flocked Kigali for the Primus Guma-Guma Super Star Season 6 competition.
Different artists took the stage and showed off their skills in the hope of being chosen for the next level of the competition.
Unlike renowned competitions in the region where the competitors are unknown talent, the competition takes down local artists and have them compete against each other in the hope of winning cash to promote their music career to new heights.
Guma Guma is such as where youngsters they come and present themselves, their talent, and we come to support them.
“Guma Guma is such as where youngsters they come and present themselves, their talent, and we come to support them,” said Patrick Samputu, the event manager.
In this season, female contestants have not been left behind with the participation of afro-beat songstress Allioni and popular rapper Young Grace.
Organisers of the event believe that the show is about promoting Rwandan arts and culture to the world.
“Rwandans like music so much – you probably know it. So Primus creates that platform, we are trying to give something back to the Rwandese community,” said a fan at the function.
“Guma Guma represents enjoyment, Rwandans coming together, promoting the creative sector, musicians – just a good place, Rwandans coming together and promote our whole culture and our whole music industry,” added another fan.
Rwanda’s music experts and media seem to have given some participants like the Urban Boys and Bruce Melody the biggest chances to win the 30,000 dollars coveted prize.
The grand finale of the event is due to be held in two months time on the 13th of August at the Amahoro National Stadium.