A few years ago, the name Frankie Joe Rukundo was only familiar to a few people, probably his family members and a small circle of his friends.
Today, the name is famous and it has graced the international entertainment charts. If you have any doubts, just Google it.
Pop/RnB singer-songwriter was born and raised in Uganda. He moved with his family to Rwanda when he was still a teenager and completed his studies.
Frankie has always loved music, especially RnB, and realized his talent at an early age.
He began writing and performing his own songs at the age of 22, and most of his tracks are written in both Kinyarwanda and English.
He graduated from the National University of Rwanda (NUR), with a BA in Financial Management.
The 28-year-old, singer is now based in Canada, and recently rocked Montreal where he created himself a huge fan base. He is set to perform in North America early this month.
In an exclusive interview, Frankie told The New Times that he has just finished a professional modeling job alongside a photography shooting.
“It was a great shoot and experience,” Frankie said.
The singer and model, rose to prominence in Rwanda’s music scene in 2007 with his quixotic tracks “Rosine” and “Nyegera”.
The songs made him famous and he was soon branded Rwanda’s King of RnB.
His modeling ability, tremendous body and confidence have also contributed to his fame.
Frankie has graced Canada’s fashion industry, and by the look of things, he will soon become an international supermodel.