If good emcee is what to go about then that is an under statement for The “Am So Ug” rapper, The Mith real names Tom Mayanja. To many he is known as a words smith and through his music we have seen the prowess in his lyrical potential. His clinical and precise delivery to every verse he is on separates him from most emcees on the mic. He raps in English and mixes it with little Luganda at times to bring to life a relatable fusion of music and the life happening around around him.
The Ugandan Hip Hop scene has evolved over time and you can forget to recognize the influence The Mith has had on the genre. Starting his career the late 90’s with his good old-time friends turned brothers in rap Klear Kut, The myth of The Mith the “Bigman” as he prefers to refer to himself has been working and releasing music for about 20 years now. Many youngsters have grown up inspired by his thoughtful rhythms, beats and hip music rapflow.
In the early 2000s, together with his crew Klear Kut they released one of the dominant songs to break out of borders for the entire Ugandan Hip Hop community and went on to win a Kora Award setting the bar for Hip-hop music genre in Uganda.
The Mith (Music in the highest) is yet to release his much anticipated album “The Ugandan” album nd promises to do so before end of this September 2020.
To his belt, he has released three album projects from “September Reign” in 2009, “The Week of September” in 2012, and “Destination Africa” in 2014. The Mith has also bagged a number of popular singles and features with various industry greats within the country and beyond borders.
The Ugandan album
Over months, The Mith has kept the public waiting for the release of his album. At the MTN UG Hip-Hop Awards 2020, when receiving his award for the Best Inspirational Song, He announced that he will be releasing the Hip-Hop music album in March 2020.
Information reaching our desk has it that the project is produced by Koz and Effect and Samurae featuring acts from Maritza, Giovani Kiyinji, JC Muyonjo , EVON, Eli Maliki , Joseph Sax , Mal-X, Navio, Herbert Ssensamba, Blixxack, Tucker HD, Martha Smallz, Benezeri , Byg Ben, So Severe and Judas Rapknowledge.
As he celebrated his birthday, TheMithMusic shared the album cover and track list for his forthcoming album “THE UGANDAN” that is set to drop this month! Be on the look for it and we can’t wait to have a listen.