BUSHINGTONE

George Bush Kagoda also known as Bushingtone is an acclaimed Ugandan music producer who originally hails from Entebbe. He also acts as Radio and Weasel’s producer and manager. Together with the duo, Bushingtone is also part of Ugandan music group Goodlyfe Crew. Since 2008, the group has released hit songs produced or co-produced by Bushingtone like Nakudata, Ability and Zuena.

 

Bushingtone and his long-term collaborators Radio and Weasel make their debut on Coke Studio Africa this year. On the show’s fourth season, Bushingtone produces the artiste pairings: Waje (Nigeria) and Serge Beynaud (Côte d'Ivoire), The Kansoul (Kenya) and Lizha James (Mozambique), Flavour (Nigeria) and Yuri da Cunha (Angola). He says of his work experience during the show’s recording, “It’s a challenge and a good experience to work with new artistes because of fusing different sounds and music direction. The artiste pairings on Coke Studio Africa make sure there is a good mix of language and culture.”

 

Bushingtone has worked on several Radio and Weasel music albums. They include Nakudata (2008), Nyambura (2009), Fantastic (2013) and Amaaso-ntunga (2014). Their awards include at the 2015 HiPipo Music Awards for Best Duo Group Artist .

 

Through their own production house, Goodlyfe Magic, the crew continues to produce other songs under other producers such as Washington, Bleas and Swangz Avenue. Bushingtone is now working with Coke Studio Africa 4 singer Jasmine on songwriting and music production as she prepares to release her debut album.