I recently traveled to Masaka sector in Kicukiro district, here I found two little boys playing a local guitar (Umuduri) and had a brief talk.
Chaka: little boys can please tell me your names and age?
Ezra: My name is Ezra Maniraguha, I am 13 years old.
Jérome: My name is Ntuyenabo Jorome, I am 17 years old.
Chaka: Which school do you go to?
Jérome: We both go to Rushesha Primary school.
Chaka: What are you holding in your hands?
Ezra: It is a guitar (Umuduri)
Chaka: Ezra you look to young to play that guitar can you play for me?
Ezra: Plays the guitar well...
Chaka: That’s interesting… Jorome can you also play for me?
Jérome: Plays… excellently
Chaka: That is very, very good, how long did it take you to learn the guitar?
Jérome: It took us two weeks.
Chaka: When do you play this guitar?
Ezra: In public places
Jérome: In parties.
Chaka: Don’t other children admire you?
Ezra: Yes… they do.
Chaka: Do you have any plans of teaching them how to play the guitar?
Ezra: Yes we are ready teaching a number of them
Chaka: Good…Jerome tell me, when you grow up what would you like to become?
Jérome: I would like to be a well know artist.
Chaka: What of Ezra?
Ezra: I would like to be a great musician.
Chaka: Very good. Do you have any songs you have composed your selves?
Chaka: Like how many?
Ezra: There are two songs.
Chaka: What of Jerome?
Jérome: I have composed more than two.
Chaka: Tell me your wishes?
Jérome: We would wish to get a sponsor who can help us make an album like other artists who sing Kinyarwnda songs.
Chaka: Are you sure you can produce good songs?
Jérome: Yes I can.
Chaka: Ezra do you agree with Jorome?
Ezra: Yes we can produce good songs.
Chaka: I wish you the best. Thanks for giving me your time bye.