HIP HOP DJ, Gulain is set to release his debut full length album dubbed ‘Umunyamugisha’ on January 14. The upcoming album follows his successful ‘Kinyatrap Mixtapes that he used to make aiming to uplift hip hop artistes based in Rwanda. ‘Umunyamugisha’ which means ‘The Blessed One’ is set to continue DJ Gulain’s mission to support Rwandan rappers set an upward trajectory in the music industry, and is an ambitious project that seeks to introduce mostly new rappers within the nation aiming to go beyond the streets they are coming from, according to a statement released by Green Ferry. The album holds collabos of some renowned Rwandan rappers such as Mazo, Kimzer, Skaerf Gang, Paintedblvck, Last Queen, Big Game, Sobermind, Arnaud Gray, Maestroboomin, Derek YMG, Bruce The 1st,K.M.K, Yassin Indistizo, Kenny K-Shot, Icenova, Young CK, Skid, Pogatsa, Mvfasta and Labiah. The 13-track piece has additional touches of producers like Placide Irad, The Illusionist, and Dr. Nganji among others who assisted DJ Gulain in the making of the project. “My name is Mugisha, which means blessing. Meeting with Green Ferry Music, mixing on the radio and different events, featuring Rwandan hip hop musicians are some of the blessings that I got from the industry which made me name my album ‘Umunyamugisha’,” DJ Gulain says, explaining why he named his first album after his name. The upcoming DJ also notes that all the new school artistes have a bond that connects them together, something that he admires and believes that will put Rwandan music to another level. “There is something I embrace with the new school, not only are we almost the same age, weve been connecting as creatives. Rappers, dancers, videographers, producers and DJs, we all share the same respect for art. “I’m so blessed and grateful to be able to express myself through music with an entourage in which we understand each other.” Gulain adds. How DJ Gulain became Green Ferry’s disc jockey Born Mugisha Gulain, DJ Gulain started his DJing career in 2017. He used to record mixtapes and upload them on Mixcloud. In December 2018, he heard a new style of Hip-hop music in Rwanda titled ‘Kinyatrap’, and as a hip hop lover, he got interested and downloaded all Kinyatrap songs and made ‘Kinyatrap Mixtape’, a mix of only Kinya Trap songs. He uploaded it on SoundCloud and sent it to Green Ferry Music Entertainment Company via email and tagged them on social media as the record label which was pushing the movement of Kinyatrap Music’s artists. The label appreciated and sent their project manager to meet him in person, something that accelerated his love for Hip-hop. Later on, DJ Gulain joined Green Ferry Music Entertainment Company as their artistes DJ and is now working on his audio production skills through Green Ferry.