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Pia Pounds
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Pia Pounds during a radio interview at Record Fm in Kampala in 2019.
Born
Tracy Kirabo

(1996-11-08) 8 November 1996 (age 26)
NationalityUgandan
EducationInternational University of East Africa
Alma materInternational University of East Africa
OccupationMusician
Musical career
Genres
Years active2011 – present
LabelsAfrican Bureau of Music - ABM (current)

Tracy Kirabo, known professionally as Pia Pounds, is a Ugandan singer-songwriter and performer of the electronic dance and afrobeat music.

Career

Pia Pounds career started in 2011 when she released her first single Just the way you are featuring Ragga Dee while still in secondary school. She took a hiatus in music and returned to finish high school. She returned into music while she was a sophomore student at university in 2017.[1]

She was signed by Eddy Kenzo’s Big Talent Entertainment label in 2018.[2][3][4] Under Big Talent, Pounds' biggest releases were Tubawe and Wawangula.[5][6]

She refused to renew her contract with the label and exited Big Talent Entertainment and started releasing her music as an independent artist in 2019.[7][8]

She then released songs like Byompa featuring Fik Fameica,[9] Easy,[10] and Delicious.[11]

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine and lock-down around the world, Pounds released a love song titled Bintwala about missing the person she loves during the quarantine period.[12]

Personal life

Pounds was allegedly secretly dating her boss Eddy Kenzo when he separated with his then partner Rema. She refuted the allegations and got engaged to her photographer Daville in a lavish party but soon after broke off the engagement.[13]

Discography

Singles

  • Taala
  • Bintwaala
  • Kibeera Kyo
  • Wawangula
  • Byompa
  • Kasonda
  • Tubawe
  • Sili Muyaaye
  • Wuuba
  • Slay Farmer
  • Something
  • Delicious[14]
  • Oli Muyembe
  • Easy
  • Tupaate

Source: "Pia Pounds", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 27th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pia_Pounds.

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References
  1. ^ Ruby, Josh. "Ragga Dee inspired me – Pia Pounds". Mbu. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  2. ^ "All you need to know about Eddy Kenzo's new hot girl". Scoop. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  3. ^ Ibanda, Paul. "Kenzo signs new artiste Pia Pounds to Big Talent". PML Daily. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  4. ^ "All You Need To Know About Big Talent's New Signing – Pia Pounds". Uganda Music. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  5. ^ Ortega, Ian. "The Video: Tubawe – Pia Pounds". Sqoop. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Video: Sexy Pia Pounds releases Wawangula". Big Eye. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  7. ^ Ssendaza, Ismail. "The Short-Story of How Pia Pounds Got Famous Will Make You Love Her Even More". Lifestyle. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  8. ^ "Eddy Kenzo to renew Pia Pounds' contract". Radio 4. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  9. ^ "NEW MUSIC: Pia Pounds releases Byompa ft Fik Fameica". Lifestyle. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  10. ^ Ruby, Josh. "Big Talent's Pia Pounds releases 'Easy' | AUDIO ALERT". Mbu. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  11. ^ "VIDEO: Pia Pounds finally releases new music". Ghafla. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  12. ^ "Pia Pounds releases song about love under quarantine dubbed 'Bintwaala'". Mbu. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  13. ^ Ahumuza, Allan. "Is Pia Pounds The Girl Rema Should Start Worrying About?". Chano8. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  14. ^ Muriisa, Habre. "Is Pia Pounds' New Song 'Delicious' A Reply To Rema's 'Sili Muyembe'". Chano8. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
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