King Saha Biography: Age, Education, Career, Awards & Nominations, Controversy, Business, Net Worth

From humble beginnings to Uganda's finest vocalist.

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Mansour Ssemanda aka King Saha, is a Ugandan Afro Beat, Zouk, Reggae and even R&B, singer and songwriter.

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He discovered he had a passion for music at a very young age and having decided to act on it, King Saha has grown to be one of Uganda's best vocalists. 

There's a reason why he calls himself 'King Saha' and this is how he rose to fame. 

King Saha Age


He was born on the 2nd September 1989. He is 31 years old.



King Saha Education


He went to St. Agnes Primary and he was one of the kids that used to sing in the Mugonga church choir. He loved singing so much that he actually won himself a bursary after winning in a school competition.

Kinga Saha is also a devout Muslim.



King Saha Career


To kick off his music career, King Saha was signed to Jose Chameleone's record  Leone Island as a backup singer. This is where he recorded his debut single 'Signal' with the help of a producer named Didi.

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Soon enough, King Saha decided it was time to pursue a solo career. In 2014, he released the single 'Mulirwana' which became an instant hit.

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In 2019, he made his debut on Coke Studio Africa along with Weasel and Ethiopian artist Yared Negu and all this saw a growth in his fan base outside of Uganda. That same year he also held a concert 'Biri Biri' which was held at the Kyadondo Rugby grounds and was a great success.

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Saha has had some major collaborations with some of Uganda's top musicians. These include the likes of Winnie Nwagi, Gravity Omutujju, Spice Diana, Weasel, Navio, Minayo, Mikie Wine, DJ Stuart & Roja and others.

In 2020, King Saha and Sheebah recently released their Empeta remix, a remake of Ragdee’s Empeta song made almost 20 years ago. He also released the single 'BMM Girl' with Ruby and within a few days of its release it was an instant hit.

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King Saha Awards & Nominations


Below is a list of some of the nominations that he's received as the great musician that he is. 

2016 - Best R&B artist at the Uganda Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
2016 - Song of the Year at the HiPipo Awards (Nominated)
2019 - Best Ug Collabo 'Very Well' at the HiPipo Awards (Nominated)
2020 - Best RnB Song 'Nkwagala Omu' HiPipo Awards (Nominated)

King Saha Controversy


King Saha who in past times campaigned for the NRM party leader seemed ready to risk it all by crossing over to the Erias Lukwago camp which is the opposing team. On top of that, he was risking his relationship with Chameleone. King Saha was not ready to back his former boss Joseph Mayanja a.k.a Jose Chameleone in the 2021 Kampala Lord Mayorship race.

He made his stand public during a phone call interview on Bukedde Radio after being spotted at Erias Lukwago’s campaign launch.
''At the moment am supporting Erias Lukwago until Chameleone comes out and gives me better reasons than the ones I’ve already heard. We are now grown-up people and we want matter that will help improve our nation.''
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In 2020, King Saha once again trashed his latest collabo titled Feeling that he released featuring Nigerian superstar singer Rudeboy. King Saha said Bebe Cool needs to write better songs. 

King Saha Business


Besides his successful career in music, King Saha is also a farmer. He has a farm in Rakai where he grows maize and has a number of fish ponds. 

King Saha is also the owner of his own music record label called 'King's Love. He was once involved in the building of a mosque in Entebbe. In 2018, he was appointed brand ambassador of the telecom giant Airtel. 

King Saha Net Worth


His exact net worth is not known, but he seems to be making a lot of money from his music.

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Today, King Saha keeps spreading his wings and growing his fan base not only in Uganda, but right across the continent. Fans can expect more great music from him. 

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