Model for exposure, not money-Ex BBA star tells young talent

-Kayirebwa to perform in Rwanda

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SHINE FIRST, CASH LATER: Frankie

Rwanda’s ex-Big Brother Africa contestant Frank Rukundo aka Frankie Joe thinks aspiring models ought to be more driven by exposure than money if they really want to make it in the industry.

The model, actor and singer who recently appeared on Kigali’s KT Radio bemoans the fact that in Rwanda musicians have a hard time getting video vixens because “young pretty girls and handsome men with modeling talent ask for ridiculous amounts of money even if they have never appeared in a single video or beauty magazine”

Before joining Big Brother Africa, Frankie modeled for various fashion houses in Canada, and did spend some time in Hollywood auditioning for movie roles.

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Joe the designer

 

Meanwhile the Umusonga singer is set to release his maiden album titled “Alive to Love” in a spectacular concert. A host of local artistes, Burundian star Kidumu, and several ex-BBA contestants will grace the show which will be held at Kigali’s Serena Hotel on March 27th.

Talking of concerts in the “land of a thousand hills”, legendary cultural singer one and only Cecile Kayirebwa is set to entertain fans during her perennial “Inganzo Ya Kayirebwa” concert to be held on March 28th at Masaka Farm Rusororo in Gasabo District near Kigali. Her fans will taste songs on her new album “ Mu Rwagasabo”.

 

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OLD IS GOLDEN: Kayirebwa

The 68 year old Belgium-based star, celebrated her 30 years in the game last year and her upcoming show and new album are testament ‘age is nothing but a number’!

Ndare, Inzozi, Urusamaza, Tarihinda and Kana are some of Kayirebwa’s many songs beloved by her wide fan-base