While in London Fada Pest has been curtain raising for a lot of Jamaican dancehall stars though the most high profile has been at the More Fire album of Prophet Capleton at the Startford Rex. Fada Pest signed at the Jet Stars under management of Tony Richie down Harlesden that contracted him to perform on all African Heritage and Ancestry festivals.
Rakeem Owori R.I.P then at Mega Force, sighted Fada Pest’s talent and encouraged him to go to Nubia Records and to start performing at all annual Uganda Uk festivals like UK Miss Uganda, Uk Ugandan Independence. Through this he formed relations with Ragga Dee’s London Bamusakata Crew that Comprised of the Da Twinz and Master Dee.
He has appeared with Jose Chameleone and Bebe Cool during London tours and even performed with both singers at the famous Stratford Rex under Mega Force Crew.
Tony Richie of the Jet Star spotted Fada Pest and signed him to the Jet Star as Studio intro man and raga back up where Fada Pest recorded the round about riddim and appeared at choice fm on Bobos hot hundred selection for an interview.
He even landed an MTV Base nomination for his Dancehall single–Iam Ready coming from the Fada Pest Massives album. Under the support of Manager of Nubia Records Rwamiti Miles, his single Grace has received impressive airplay down in Kampala.
Several tracks were also released by Nubia Records and are doing well including Ekibeibe, Grace, Bullet, Nakushudu, Obwesigwa, Abaana Ba Uganda, Jennifer fadapest, Omuliro, Sexy Lady,Yesu Afaayo, Gwe wekka etc.
Fada Pest is the brain behind BadMan Intertainment, Fierce Vibez Movement, Gangland Rebellion, Pefada Nubia, and is currently constructing his studios that are making tremendous progress.
Uganda Empya is the new album from Nubia Records and Gangland Rebellion which Fada Pest personally recorded and produced. The album has dancehall and strong bashment singles like Uganda Empya, Musome, Fitina, Emapalana, Prettie, Teki kya nkosa.
As a budding artiste Fada always left a mark in whichever school he passed through. For instance while in Mwiri, he formed the Gangland Rebellion, in St Joseph’s Naggalama formed the Rap and Mime Club, in St. Balikuddembe Mitala Maria he formed the Mitala Ghetto Boyz and in Greenville high school he formed the Dramma Club shortly before he left for United Kingdom.
Outside school Fada Pest was a regular at all the hip clubs in Kampala those days which included Texas, DV8, Extasy, Club Silk and Angenoir plus Afrigo band which he looked up to for more advise and inspirations from his uncle R.I.P Charles Sekyanzi.
Fada first recorded into studios at Gattzerro Studios with Ishmael Balimuttajo and worked with Cross Roads Peter Andreas from Germany and R.I.P Carol Nakimera. His second single was recorded at Kasiwukira with Martin Love – Nana which he first performed with raga JOMASH at Lugogo indoor stadium.
FADA PEST is actually an abbreviation meaning Focus of the African Dancehall Ambassador –Purposed and Encouraging the sufferers and Strugglers Today.
Fada Pest aka the mission-man pioneers the struggle for the sufferers and tries to advance the positive image of all black people’s philosophies. Fada Pest has been in the game for the past fourteen years, although he has toned down since his hey days in the 90s, he is still a much respected figure in the dancehall genre. He is viewed by his peers as the pathfinder for the new revolution for the strugglers and sufferers down in Africa, as his name suggests.
For the slums and ghettos, for the sufferers and strugglers, Uganda's Fada is taking music to another level. Fada Pest’s mission is to use music to send his message to the outside world.
And lucky enough for him he’s got masses hypnotized by his personal invention, the Swahili Bumba style which is dominant in all clubs and is a favorite at all shows. This genre of music is a sect from the reggae style which is Fada Pest’s personal favorite.
Fada Pest’s expertise in dancehall music has contributed greatly to the African music industry especially in East Africa.In the Diaspora, the diehard is refusing to quit the industry which he believes still has got a lot to do and keeps his dream alive touring with his Gangland Rebellion.
Jamaican stars Shabba Ranks and Buju Banton inspired Fada Pest in his old school days; currently he looks to Prophet Capleton and Bounty Killer for more inspiration and fresh styles for his Nubia Recordz and Gangland Rebellion.
The Ugandan dancehall ambassador is also a big name in the gospel circles down in London. His Bafuna Amanyi Ge single paved his way to stardom in United Kingdom. He is viewed as a pioneer for today’s generation down in the Borough of Greenwich council London.