“Singing in the church choir was my greatest motivation to do music”. Gamit says , as an upcoming musician, song writer and producer, I am self made, during this interview he told The Sunrise’s Allen Kisakye about his incredible journey.
Qn: what are your real names?
Ans: Gamit Joseph, I decided to use my sir name as my stage name because it’s unique and I feel proud of it
Qn: Which regions of Uganda do you came from?
Ans: I am a Japadhola and I come from Eastern Uganda, Tororo to be exact
Qn: when did you start doing music professionally?
Ans: I started doing serious music in 2006, at Avid record in Tororo and David Oweka produced my first song, but by then I used to call myself JoeGold and I was a duo with my friend called Kid*P, but later in 2011 I changed my name to Gamit.
Qn: who inspired you to do music?
Ans: growing up in a Catholic home, I’ve always been in Church choirs, and to that I would confidently say that my mum inspired me to music, because she’s a great musician too though she does only church music
Qn: which kind of music do you do?
Ans: I do Urban dancehall and Urban reggae because I want to bring out something new and to also sound different.
Qn: How many songs do you have so far?
Ans: I have many songs but the major ones that are making rounds on social media are like eight, including Dream girl, Poolside party, I need you, Same fire among others but I only have three videos now.
Qn: I believe that in due time you will love to do collabos, which artists would you like to do a collabo with?
Ans: I would very much want to do a collabo with Bebe Cool aka Bigsize, becauseI admire him and he is musically flexible, I would also love to do a collabo with Irene Ntale and Keko
Qn: Which international artiste do you look up to and would wish to have a collabo with?
Ans: I love Busy Signal so much and I wish I would have a collabo with him, I also love Rommain
Qn: Who is the producer behind your music?
Ans: I am the person behind my music, I write all my songs and I also personally produce them, though I sometimes take them to my producer friends for mastering
Qn: You said that you are a producer, which songs have you ever worked on?
Ans: Though I have not yet made a hit song, I have worked with one artiste called Bana Birungi, who is a Christian rapper
Qn: What’s the name of your recording studio?
Ans: It’s called Titanium records and it’s found in the outskirts of Kampala in Kyambogo
Qn: Which record label are you signed under?
Ans: I am under the management of MOKOLIMBO INC, and Charles is my manager. We are two people under that management the other artiste is called Artcian Lee.
Qn: Which big stage have you ever performed on?
Ans: I performed on the Hot100 explosion in 2014
Qn: What are your plans for 2017?
Ans: I am planning to produce more music and to shoot more videos.