Tuesday 16th December, Time? 11:05 am. I am live in the kingdom
of the Fire Base Hierarchy to catch up with producers,
Washington and Tony, the souls responsible for some of the
region’s bingers such as Bam Bam, Funtula, Dembe, Suunda, etc
So what are your names?
Washington: Man, am simply Washington David Ebangit. My Dad’s
Dr. Ebangit and he’s a Pastor as well (meanwhile Tone jumps into
the interview room to take his seat with such a friendly smile)
Puzzle: Who inspired you into production?
Washington: Man, that was the group ‘First Love’, especially
Nicholas Mayanja. He actually produced my first album at a home
studio in Soroti.
Puzzle: Oops! By the way, what schools did you attend?
Washington: I went to Shimoni Demonstration School, Royal Oasis
and Eagle Nest for my O and A levels (He passes a hand through
his dreadlocks like a superstar)
Puzzle: So when did you join the Fire Base Studio?
Washington: That was late November 2002 through Tony who then
introduced me to Bobbi Wine and later Eddie Yawe, the CEO. It’s
been a great experience.
Puzzle: Now, while at it, what songs have you produced for
Washington: Man, I have had the pleasure of co-producing Bobbi
Wine’s Bam Bam, Sunda, Wootoba E.t.c.
Puzzle: And about the P.A.M awards plus the industry?
Washington: I shall say it the ‘nth’ time! The P.A.M awards were
not fair. But thank God we still doin’ our thing, plus the media
often ignores we people on the board. The producer is always the
Puzzle: What’s are the toughest moment while producing Joint?
Washington: Boy! That’s mixing and editing. It’s always a
Washington: I actually went to school with Ziggy D at Shimoni.
We were in the same class and shared the same seat. He’s a wacky
character (He runs to the studio as an Artist calls out his name
Puzzle: So are you seeing somebody?
Washington: I have a lovely girlfriend. Anything for her if you
Puzzle: Finally Dudes, the festive season’s here. What gift
would you like to receive?
Washington: Just get producers recognized. That’s to precious