Audio: In new song, Bobi Wine sings about ‘man with a hat who fears another with a cap’
Written by Lindah Nduwumwami on November 7, 2019
If there is anything that this year 2019 has taught us about musician turned legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine it is that he knows how to use his music to put across a political point. After being beaten and incarcerated last year following the chaos in Arua, continues to find solace in releasing music for his diehards and followers of his “People Power” pressure group. In his latest song dubbed “Kasukaali Keeko?” which can be loosely translated as “Is the sugar enough? the singer, in his husky voice continues to taunt an unnamed political rival saying that “the man with a hat fears another with a cap. not explicit, some say the lyrics in the song are a veiled reference refer to NRM’s President Museveni who regularly wears hats. From the lyrics the song will most likely not be given airplay on any mainstream media platform but it has already become a hot thanks to social media. Y We won’t say that there is anything new as Bobi Wine’s songs always find a way of somehow sounding the same but we conclude that it could be the trend all over as many artistes sound the same in almost all of the their songs. Bobi Wine positions himself in the song like the man of the ghetto he has always been and he does that right. He concludes with asking students in the universities, motor cycle riders and those in the diaspora if the heat is being felt. If Kasukali keeko.