The Burundi brewery (BRARUDI) efforts to uplift the already young Burundi musicians is in high gear as the competition is currently on its second phase after its launch earlier this month.
Last Sunday August 22nd the competition took place in the outskirts of Bujumbura city (Kabondo) with the aim to provide support to singers who are already in the musical career.
“Tagata na Primustar” second phase, the Brarudi’s new competition is new of a kind in the country in efforts to provide financial support to the Burundian artists.
Among the 10 preselected candidates on 13th August, 7 candidates were retained in the competition after three of them were eliminated.
The seven artists who qualified for the next round are; B-Face, Masterland, Andy Mwag, Olegue, Double J, Esther Nish, Drama T,
According to Brarudi’s manager Ms. Bernice Kaze the award available for the winners is 45 million Burundian Francs, three winners will be awarded with 15 million bif each.
“Through Tagata na Primustar (shine with primustar) Brarudi felt the need to support burundian musicians who have already invested in their musical career but who still found themselves in the need of the support despite the step made. Ofcourse they need to shine that is why “TAGATA” is there for them,”
Said Bernice Kaze the manager Burundi Breweries Primus.
“Tagata na Primustar” surfaced early this month as more than 160 artists registered for the competition by August 12, 2021.
Ten artists were selected out of the 160 registered local artists by three judges.
Primustar is peculiar of a kind and differs from the mostly known Primusic as it aims to support those who have already started producing at least three singles including a video, while Primusic aims to discover new young talents.
The 3rd round of Primustar is expected to be held on August 25th while the final will be conducted on 29th August, 2021.