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Celebrity Biography: ‘Female’ Dj Karol

Over the past, the disc spinning industry has been dominated by male djs all over the world till the likes of female djs like DJ Blond:ish, Cassy and Dani Deah came up to change every thing. This has inspired African females to hook up deejaying like Kenya’s Dj Pierra, Dii, Shanizee plus the celebrated Dj Malaika.
Here is Uganda’s representative in this section’s women empowerment, Meet Dj Karol.

Born Carol Kisukye by Christine Rwakanuma – a State House employee and John Kisukye, Karol is a tom boyish floor-filling corporate female disc jockey who has gained reputation as a crowd puller in this male dominated industry.

Being the last born and the only girl amongst three boys, Carol’s choice was to follow in the footprints of male siblings who loved music and sports.

She remembers in her child hood being ever in tact with her scrap book with self written lyrics of songs plus a Walkman she used to play and rewind songs.

She went to Aga Khan primary school for primary education before joining Kabojja School for ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels and Malaysia’s Limkokwing University for a bachelor’s degree in Business Information technology.

In addition to deejaying, Karol is a proffession basketball player that she started as a student at Kabojja School. Her love for the game made her the Team manager of A1 Challenge Ladies, a ladies basketball club in Uganda’s female basketball league besides being its captain earlier.

She learnt disk spinning through friending DJs who offered her free training spinning lessons where within four weeks, Karol was already an expert and contracted for a DJ job spinning for Friday night lights.

She has deejayed on top events like Samsung twitter party, Women’s Day bash, Miss Uganda launch among others.

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Written by Kalema Lawrence

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