Undercover Brothers Ug
Undercover Brothers Ug also simply known as The Undercover Brothers are a Ugandan music duo composed of guitarist and vocalist Jay K. Mulungi and vocalist Timothy Kirya,1 whose music career sparked off when they won the auditions and represented Uganda in the sixth season of East Africa's biggest singing competition Tusker Project Fame.23 The duo released their first album titled At Dawn in December 2014.4
The duo has shared stage with some of Uganda's biggest stars such as Jackie Chandiru, Kaz Kasozi, Maurice Kirya, Jemimah Sanyu and many more.
Undercover Brothers Ug landed on the East African music stage when they represented Uganda in East Africa's biggest singing competition Tusker Project Fame season six which they unfortunately lost.5
Since then, the duo, however, did not look back but instead continued entertaining people with their best guitar tunes and sweet melodies and suddenly they released their first album, At Dawn.
Undercover Brothers Ug held their first ever concerts dubbed Unveiling Undercover Brothers Ug6
on the 13 and 20 December 2014 in Kampala. These concerts acted as their official release dates for their first album, At Dawn which sold physical copies at the concerts. The first concert was blessed by a performance by Uganda's king of Mwooyo Maurice Kirya. The third single, Nsikatila marketed the album which increased album sales4
in December 2014.
The duo released their first music video for the song Diamond, a collabo with Uganda’s young rapper Young Zee 7
in May 2014. The duo was one of the few artists and bands chosen to entertain people on World Music Day 20148
organised by Alliance Francaise in Kampala, Uganda. The duo has also performed at different music festivals including Pearl Rhythm Festival alongside Jackie Chandiru in October 201410
after winning the Pearl Rhythm Stage Coach Auditions,11
Bayimba International Music Festival, Laba Street Art Festival 12
as well as the Milege World Music Festival organized by Milege in November 2014,13
and Nyege Nyege, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Festival and many more.
Timothy Kirya is a singer-songwriter, vocal coach and guitar instructor. Timothy is a lead singer for the Undercover Brothers Ug and sometimes plays the acoustic guitar. He has co-written all songs on Undercover Brothers Ug's At Dawn album including a number of unreleased songs
Jay K. Mulungi
Jay K. Mulungi is singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor. He plays the lead guitar and sometimes the bass guitar for Undercover Brothers Ug. He has also co-written all songs on Undercover Brothers Ug's At Dawn album including a number of unreleased songs. Jay K. Mulungi debuted his acting career as Henry in a Ugandan Television Series, Balikoowa in the City.