Swangz Avenue artist Nakiyingi Veronica Lugya alias Vinka has come out and refute claims that she charges fellow artists for collaborations.
Vinka has previously worked on several projects with Voltage music, John Blaq, Mudra, Fefe Bussi among others and there has been rumors that she charges them.
However, the singer says she doesn’t charge artists who work with her on different projects.
“I don’t charge for collaborations, they always come out of my connections and also my management,” Vinka said in an interview.
Vinka further said that she is open to collaborations with everyone she sees fit.
Who is Vinka?
Vinka started out as a professional dancer and worked with Jackie Chandiru, Sera, Maurice Kirya, Cindy Sanyu among others.
She later got an artist management job at Swangz Avenue, where she used to be Irene Ntale’s manager.
While at Swangz Avenue, Vinka did voice overs for artists and did radio Jiggles and in 2015, her boss approached her and inquired if she could give music a try.
She took on the challenge and started recording as an artist. In 2016, she left artist management to concentrate on music.
Her first single was “level” followed by stylo ft Irene Ntale, Towards the end of 2017, Vinka released her song “Malaika” which established her as a serious artist.
Since then, she has gone on to release more songs like “chips na Ketchup”, overdose ft Voltage music, love panic, by the way, Omukwano Guno, sure, Oluyimba Lwomwaka, Bebe ft Inna among others.
In 2019, Vinka signed a distribution deal with Sony Music entertainment.