Junior Gentle-Uganda

Recording Artist

Junior Gentle (Mr Charm Charm) AKA Simon Kasoke is a recording artiste who grew up from Mbarara City, he is Ugandan by birth. His real name as said in the beginning is (Simon Kasoke). He grew up in a Godly home with his father as a church pastor as well as a Doctor and this environment was kinda serene for his musical desire as he was part of church activities like playing guitar, piano and being part of the church choir. He listened to gospel music a lot and that’s how he loved singing vocals plus RnB. Junior Gentle started music professionally in 2017 after passing a singing competition around his Town Mbarara. His first audio recording was in 2017 in a song called “ In Plan” a RnB song. He does RnB and Afro Dancehall, but he can also rap, his musical touch is versatile. (2018) he recorded his second audio and first video in a song called “Oruchina”, produced by a famous producer called T.O.N Beats it was his first afro dancehall hit. He later went to Kampala to look for Daddy Andre a popular producer, writer and music artist where he recorded his third track with him “Ya Gooder” (2018). He was signed into a music label “Black Market Records “with” its headquarters at Sacramento, California in USA. Junior Gentle feels that with this contract he is going to make his name an icon in the whole of Africa and beyond. Junior faced challenges like promotion and marketing. His bigger other challenge was that people listen differently, so being rejected or denied chances to perform was his big challenge. He listened to artists like Jason Derulo, Tyga, Chris Brown and Kid Ink a lot. However he looks up to Chris Brown and Jacob Latimore more for inspiration because he has a little touch of acting in him.

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