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Eddy Kenzo becomes the first Ugandan Musician to appear on the iconic New York’s Times square billboard

By BigEyeUg TeamAre you team LIVERPOOL or team ARSENAL? Take your bet here for big cash. CLICK HERE.BET Award winner, Edrisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo can’t cease cruising his music career after he thrilled the New York Times Square Billboard as the first Ugandan.Eddy KenzoThe announcement came-in on Friday as the BET Award winner hit his social media to share a video clip of an artwork for his upcoming collabo ‘Missounwa’ featuring Mama Monique Seka being screened on the New York City’s Times Square billboard.“Pass by the New York time square in the US, you will see your boy Eddy Kenzo in partnership with @primemusicpartner getting ready to release an African classic we all grew up enjoying titled Missounwa redone with Mama Monique Seka. The first Ugandan Musician to appear on the New York Time square billboard. S/O @busiematsiko. Let the music speak,” Eddy Kenzo wrote.Eddy Kenzo thrills the New York Times Square Billboard as the first UgandanIn the video clip, Kenzo’s photo shines next to renowned American musician Alicia Keys’s.The New York Times Square, the public art program of the Times Square Alliance, is the largest public platform for innovative contemporary performance and visual arts.With 312,000 daily visitors to New York City’s Times Square, it is one of the highest profile public arts programs and since its inception, Times Square Arts has featured works by a diverse group of nearly two hundred prominent and emerging artists.Times Square Story:Originally known as Long Acre (also Longacre) Square after London’s carriage district, Times Square served as the early site for William H. Vanderbilt’s American Horse Exchange.In the late 1880s, Long Acre Square consisted of a large open space surrounded by drab apartments. Soon, however, the neighborhood began to change. Electricity, in the form of theater advertisements and street lights, transformed public space into a safer, more inviting environment.Likewise, the construction of New York’s first rapid transit system, the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT), gave New Yorkers unprecedented mobility in the city.Watch video here: We will keep you posted

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