Singer AK47 passed away on Monday evening. At just 24, the singer had an eventful but short life, first coming into the limelight in as the little boy in big brother Jose Chameleone’s
Dorotia video. We celebrate his life in pictures.
Even in primary school at Namilyango Junior Boys, AK47 had swagg. His older brother Jose Chameleone was already a star.
AK47 and Pallaso in their teenage days. AK went to Standard High Zzana and comedian Herbert Mendo Ssegujja aka Sevo was his history teacher.
Ak 47, mummy and Jose Chameleone at the airport as she bid farewell to the boys for a UK trip. Chameleone took AK47 under his wing at Leone Island until he joined Team No Sleep last year.
On a US tour, AK and Chameleone linked up with Pallaso who was later to return home.
Last born and first born. AK47 and Humphrey on their brother Jose Chameleone’s wedding day.
AK and Chameleone on stage during the Valu Valu concert.
Boy to a man: Previously going by the name Hammertone, he changed his name to AK47 and branded himself the dancehall king, also forming his own Bullet Proof entertainment.
Family: Chameleone’s former manager Sam Mukasa, Chameleone, plus AK carrying Chameleone’s daughter. Sam was later to leave Leone Island with AK47.
AK47 was to leave Leone Island Crew and join Team No Sleep that was led by Chameleone and Goodlyfe former manager Jeff Kiwanuka. He joined his brother Pallaso who was with TNS.
TNS’ Sheebah and AK47 share a light moment.
While at TNS, Akay briefly came together with Bakri to form a singing duo which was disbanded after a few songs together.
Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage with TNS’ Pallaso, Sheeba and AK47 on 8th March.
AK grew froma boy to a man, fathering a son who is now two years old.
AK47 and his little man.
And then he became a salongo in November 2014, fathering a baby girl Nakato and Wasswa, a boy.
Pallaso, their mother, Mzee Mayanja their dad and AK47 on Women’s Day, just eight days before he passed away.
AK47 is gone but his music still lives on with us. Rest In Peace.