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Jahlive filmed 'Pistol' video for free - Fik Fameica

Fik Fameica revealed that Jahlive didn't charge him to shoot the video of his breakout song Pistol.

Fik Fameica and Jahlive

Fameica, who was speaking to Wolokoso Mu UG Extra, said that when he recorded the song, he wasn't hoping for much and it was out of luck that it succeeded.

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"I wasn't ready and prepared to start singing," said the rapper. "It just happened. I didn't even know the direction I wanted to take."

The song was produced by Kuseim who also recorded Tupaate, the breakthrough song for Pia Pounds, and Quinamino, the breakthrough song for Azawi.

At the time, Kuseim -- who now owns a studio, was working at Jahlive Studios. He has also produced songs like Mbilo Mbilo, Dagala, Soraye & So Good (Eddy Kenzo), Golola Ekkubo (King Saha), Kaako, Dayo Osome & Yes No (Feffe Bussi), Nakawere (Zafaran), Slow Dancing (Azawi) and Hosannah (Levixone).

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According to Fik Fameica, Jahlive, real name Frank Mugerwa, was impressed by the song and that's why he offered to shoot the video. The rapper got close to the celebrated video director because he used to sell secondhand clothes to celebrities who used to hang out at his studio.

Fameica, whose real name is Shafik Walukagga, was born on January 10, 1996, and he grew up in Kawempe.

Publicly available information shows that the rapper, who also goes by Fresh Bwoy -- attended Kawempe Junior School, Dungu Hill Primary School, Kawempe Royal College, Stennar Hill School, Kawempe Muslim School, and Oxford High School but he didn't complete high school.

After dropping out of school, he started selling secondhand clothes, and musicians who used to visit Jahlive's studio in Makindye became customers. It's at this studio that he recorded his first song and video. He had been singing while in school.

His first single titled Pistol was produced by Kuseim, with a video shot by Jahlive. He was under the management of Geosteady.

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It was followed by Mbega wa Bala. These songs didn't have original beats. Kuseim recorded them on beats of old songs.

The first song recorded on an original beat was Mutuwulira, which was produced by Nessim. However, it didn't do as well as the first two. Most of his songs have been produced by Artin Pro.

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