According to Wine, he is only taking a break to fulfill his mission in politics and he will return once that's over.
Bobi Wine: Why I can’t quit music
Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known by his stage name Bobi Wine, said he misses the music industry.
"There is absolutely no way I can leave music. It's my identity. Even after all this... is over. Because one day this struggle is gonna be over and we are gonna be free," Wine said in a video seen by this reporter.
"I cannot wait to become a singer once more. That's my passion. That's my favourite acitvity. That's the best thing that has ever happened to me, being a musician. And I miss my musical life, but we have work to do here."
Though he still releases music once in a while and also performs on some occasions, he hasn't been so involved in the music industry for the past six years.
Wine in 2017 surprised many when he ditched his widely successful music career to run as Kyadondo County East constituency Member of Parliament (MP) during a by-election that pitted him against two seasoned candidates – Sitenda Sebalu of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party and Apollo Kantinti of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).
In 2021, he took it further and run in the presidential elections on the back of a volatile political career. He is now the leader of the strongest opposition party, the National Unity Platform (NUP).
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