Who is Fik Fameica? Flash Uganda Media looks at his biography, Age, music, wife, family, relationship with Lydia Jazmine, early life and education of Walukagga Shafik.
Uganda Hip-hop rapper Walukagga Shafik alias Fik Fameica was born on 10 January 1996 in Kawempe, Kampala. He is a Muganda by tribe and a Muslim by religion who always appeals to God (Allah) whenever jazzing about his life and achievement.
Fameica started as an independent Artist and in 2015, joined Black Man Town music label headed by fellow singer Geosteady where he later departed to being independent again and eventually signed under Kama Ivien Management in 2017.
He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the “Fresh Gang” music label that he developed 2 years back.
Early Life and Education
Fik Fameica’s educational journey is a bit complex as he experienced a lot of expulsions due to his dressing style. Fameica used to wear tight uniforms, and this made him face expulsions at whichever schools he could join.
However, the singer attended Kawempe Junior School and Dungu Hill Primary School. He then went to Kawempe Royal College, and Stennar Hill School for O’level before joining Kawempe Muslim and Oxford High School for A’level.
Work and Experience
Looking at Fik Fameica’s music journey, you get to notice the fact that he is among artists who took the shortest time to move from an upcoming to an established artist.
His fast growth is a credit to his massive talent, hard work, being eager to learn, focusing on quality productions, and most importantly being consistent.
In 2018, Fameica landed on a big deal where he was signed as a brand ambassador for Africell, a Telecommunications company. Not only providing him with money to push his Music carrier, but Africell also contributed to the popularity of the singer when he was used on Africell campaign billboards.
In 2019, to the fact that Fameica has a burning desire to be an international artist, he has so far managed to secure collaborations like “Omu Bwati with Patoranking”, “Wansakata”. This year, He has yet received another big deal following his singing as JESA milk brand ambassador.
Fik Fameica had a dream for music since his childhood but his uniqueness in the Uganda music industry came about in 2015 with “Pistol” under the Black Man Town Music label headed by Geosteady.
Later on, Fik departed the label.
In 2017, under Karma Ivien management, Fameica became the most booked Ugandan artiste in the country following his singles like “Mbega We Baala”, “Batuwulira” and “Byenyenya.” This gave him a milestone in winning many awards to the extent that he won Uganda’s most popular artist.
However in 2018, revealed a lot of creativity when he released nice songs like Mafia, My Property, Tonskuma and Kutama which garnered him Awards; Breakthrough Artist, Best in Hip-Hop and Best Rap Song for his track “Kutama” at the annual HiPipo Awards.
Following his dream of becoming an international music star, in 2019 he made a collaboration with a Nigerian superstar Patoranking to produce Omu Bwati. And later teamed up with Joe Boy to “Wansakata.”
In the very year, Fik Fameica started his record label called “Fresh Gang”
- Hip-hop song Award – Buzz Teens Awards 2018.
- Male Artiste of the year – Buzz Teens Awards 2018
- Teens Hood rapper Award – Buzz Teens Awards 2018.
- Breakthrough Artiste – Zzina Awards 2018.
- Artiste of the year – Zzina Awards 2018.
- Most Stylish Male Artiste – ASFA 2019.
- A written record of the year – HiPipo Awards 2019.
- Teenz Fliest video – Buzz Teenz Awards 2020.
- Buligita (2020)
- Tevunya (2020)
- Muko (2020)
- Gwe Abisobola (2018)
- Tonsukuma (2018)
- Sconto (2018)
- Kachima (2018)
- My property (2018)
- Byenyenya (2018)
- Am Different (2019)
- Osala word Remix (2019)
- Tubikole (2018)
- Mbega we Baala (2018)
- Mutuwulira (2018)
- Sitani tonkema (2018)
- Binji (2020)
- Omukwano tugusasanye (2021)
- My Journey
Following his breakthrough in the Music industry, Fik Fameica has been rumoured to date several women some of whom are Media personalities and socialite Sheilah Gashumba of whom news trended a lot.
Sheilah Gashumba and Fameica relationship didn’t take a lot of time, and she dumped him for Ali Marcus Lwanga popularly known as God’s Plan and in 2020, Fameica rumoured to love an American UNICEF Ambassador Halima Aden.
And by now, the Ugandan Hip-hop rapper is allegedly in love with a fellow Singer Lydia Jazmine though the two always trashes the rumours mostly Lydia Jazmine.
In 2020, a group of women went to the court filed a case against Ugandan rapper Fik Fameica and producer Artin Pro, claiming that the “My Property” song that was produced and released in 2018 demeans women.
The case was set for hearing on 1 December 2020 at 10:30 am at the High Court by Magistrate Musa Ssekana. On the due date, Fik Fameica alongside his lawyers appeared before the court to defend him against the case.
After the court hearing, Fik spoke to Journalists and said he didn’t intend to demean the female gender.