Kenzo’s collabo with American rapper bags New York Film Award

Ugandan singer Edrisah Musuuza alias Eddy Kenzo and his American counterpart, Matthew David Benson, aka Matt B, scooped the Oniros Film Awards for their song 'Gimme Love'.

Eddy Kenzo, right, and Matt B

The New York-based award event celebrates films and filmmakers from all around the world by discovering high quality and ambitious films. It holds a public screening event in New York City every three months.

'Gimme Love' won in the Best Song category.

"We won Best Song (Gimme Love) in the Oniros Film Awards - New York alongside my brother Matt B. Congs to us and everyone who is part of this great project. God is just great," Kenzo posted on Facebook on Saturday.

Matt B shared the post, saying: "Big congrats to us bro! We did it! 🏆"

The song, whose video was released in March, has also been nominated in five categories in the Indie Music Channel Awards.

The categories are Best Male RnB Artist, Best Male World Music Artist, Best World Music Recording, Best World Music Song and Best Music Video.

Matt B, 32, is a singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer whose genres have been generally classified as R&B and Hip Hop.

His album, Eden, debuted in the Top 40 on Billboard's R&B albums chart. Some of his popular songs include 'Tokyo Girl', This Must Be Love', 'My Dreams', 'Play You Forever', 'Go', 'High Life', 'Beautiful Life' and 'Crying for Love'.

Kenzo, also 32, received international attention after the release of his 2014 single, 'Sitya Loss' that was accompanied by a viral video that featured the Ghetto Kids.

He has since dropped four albums, winning numerous national and international awards, including a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award in 2018, a BET Award in 2015, and multiple All Africa Music Awards.

He was the first Ugandan artist to win the BET award in 2015.

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