Diamond Platnumz, Nameless to Perform at Comedy Store Fundraising Concert

Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz is coming to Uganda again and this time he is scheduled to perform at a Comedy Store Fundraising concert this July.

Speaking at a press conference held in Kampala, Alex Muhangi, the founder of Comedy Store revealed that proceeds from the concert are to enhance the activities of the Comedy Store Foundation which was set up to uplift the youth through mindset change and skills training.

He added that event slated for 14th July 2023 at Kololo ceremonial grounds will also feature local artists and comedians like Spice Diana, King Saha, Winnie Nwagi, Ray G, Alien Skin, Karole Kasita, Naava Grey, Zex Bilangilangi, MC Mariachi, Madrat Chiko, Abeeka Band, Maulana & Reign, Teacher Mpamire Daddy Andre, Eezzy, Fico West, Titus Vybz, Merry Heart, Sammy Shawa among others.

Muhangi also announced that Diamond is expected to deliver a two-hour performance at the event, that will also feature legendary Kenyan singer Nameless.

Also known as David Mathenge, Nameless is well known by Ugandans especially for his hit single “Nasinzia Nikikuwaza” that still sounds fresh and other songs.

The Comedy Store Foundation was launched in April 2022, with the objective of running programs aimed at facilitating youth skilling and mentorship as well as positively impacting the society within which Comedy Store Uganda operates.

The Foundation currently runs three key programs including; the annual Home of Hope Charity football match – the latest edition, held in December 2022 brought together celebrities and well-wishers. Proceeds benefited over 100 vulnerable children at the Katalemwa Cheshire Home.

The other program is Comedy Auditions Program – a monthly program that aims at skilling and grooming the next generation of comedians. So far, over 300 budding comics have gone through the program.

The third program is the Youth Training and Mentorship Program – its objective is to offer mentorship to young students on critical life skills.

The Foundation’s programs are currently concentrated in Kampala.

“Our desire is to expand our scope and footprint to different parts of Uganda,” Muhangi said.

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