Her name is Catherine Abwoyo an Acholi by tribe but her siblings and close friends call her Hala though she chose to go with Mocah as her stage name.
Mocah was born, raised and educated in Uganda. She reveals that she always loved music and being a hip-hop artiste has always been her dream. In order to realize her dream, Mocah decided to save money two years ago and invest in her dream. As a solo artiste it was difficult to get anyone to sponsor her career yet she needed lots of it n order to pay for the studio, shooting videos. When she had saved enough, she travelled to Uganda early this year and shot a video for a song she had recorded with her very good friend of called Robert whom she describes as a very talented producer based in south Africa and will definitely become hot once he establishes himself.
She did ‘I love Uganda’ featuring Brian Love whom she also describes as ‘another talented artiste.’ Check out the ‘I love Uganda’ video on www.ugandavideos.com or find it on youtube. Radio airplay for an upcoming artiste is not easy. But her closest friend and manager did her best by shopping the song around TV and radio stations who gave it some airplay.
‘I love Uganda’ was my first track. It was a good experience for me as I’m totally new to the industry. I am trying to promote my music out there…it’s not easy! But I’m putting my heart and soul into it.
I know I have a lot to learn but I will get there somehow with lots of hard work and determination not forgetting the love and support from my fans,’ says the singer. She is currently working on several other tracks which she believes will be well received once they are