From the pearl of Africa is gifted Lillian Nazziwa a.k.a lilykadima born and raised in Nsambya,a Kampala suburb.She is an ethno pop artist,‘‘smoky voiced song bird“DAILYMONITOR who has developed a strong passion for her talent through exploiting different genre’s of world music thus folk ,pop, reggae,afrobeat,blues-jazz to showcase her music styles and energetic vocal sound.
Lily Kadima is a singer songwriter whose passion for art gives her no option for less but give more as an entertainer when opportunity arises and always ready to provide a unique way to relax her audience. Apparently in studio finalising with a 12 track album that has different styles and collaborations with other artists dat will be revealed later this year in a live concert, gigs, interviews and tours as per intended date. Being a Fusionist with natural raspy vocals this has attracted the music loving public with one of the singles in her pot which album tittle is to be unveiled before end of 2017, a folk pop anthem Nazaala which highlights taunts endured by a bride from her in laws with mother in law as a case study .“wazaala-ngyakuzaala-tazaala-bazaala-zazaala-omulenzi mwagala naye mamaaaa-aaaaaaaaah“ which hit radio and TV stations hitting no.5 on chart top ugandan music 2016.
The fuel that burns with passion ignited by the warmth of Lily Kadima‘s strong raspy voice,power and passion of her performance resonated with the audience since 2013 when she started out on a solo project with fusion band releasing a folk pop hit Akuloga literally meaning “love is blind“ that won a Hipipo Awards best eastern song 2013. Lily says “my music journey started from home and band stints were only a stepping stone“, Through hard work and determination doing live band performances in bars, weddings, festivals, house and corporate parties her energetic shows have convinced her fans that she’s really the jewel of the Nile while others call her princess of pop.
Kadima formally introduced herself to the music industry as a solo singer on 29th August 2016 at national theatre on a Pearl Rhythm Festival show case,and also exhibited a live music performance on 29th October, songs performed included Nazaala, poverty, howlong, Ndimugumu, sweetkamonde, olibulikimu, Tonkutulanga, Akuloga
She is by origin muganda descent but raised as a musoga lady on the maternal side which has influenced and inspired her to sing songs in lusoga like Akuloga and latest release is Nagalyaaku (I only want him) already on market.
LilyKadima has been privileged to meet gifted, talented and highly-educated artists and businessmen that have shared ideas; minds and created opportunities that have provided a platform to express the beauty of live music like kora award winner Suzanne Kerunen, pianist Nsereko Ronald, quintet band, magic horns band, mugerwa jude, clarissa Nabulime, De’Artists, Steve Jean of fenon records, Frank mpamizo and others. And also shared stage with good artists in Africa basically Uganda. Having this vantage and uniqueness, Liy kadima has always been eager to provide diversification of music to her mother land and across continents.