The National Unity Platform party president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine is still cognizant of the inborn artiste in himself. There has been already a line being drawn between Hon. Kyagulanyi, the politician and Bobi Wine,the artiste and a verdict had been given that the former had overshadowed the latter.
Just this Monday morning in a Facebook post, Bobi Wine mimicked the iconic attire frequently donned by the now deceased Chadwick Boseman the ‘Black Panther’ protagonist character who succumbed to colon cancer a month back. The musician-cum politician, Bobi captioned his message with a tribute quotation alluded from the ‘Black Panther’ fictious movie. “Walk like you have 5000 ancestors walking behind you, happy new week folks,” Bobi Wine posted attracting a series of tributes in the comments section of his post. As a graduate of the Music, dance and drama from Uganda’s premiere university, Bobi knows and appreciates all that is entailed in the world of performing arts.
The US actor, Chadwick Boseman died last month on August, 29 at his Los Angeles residence having battled colon cancer for four years. He came to prominence due to his action and life inspiration movies. At the infancy of his career, he played real life figures like the great baseball hero, Jackie Robinson in a 2013 movie titled ’42’ and singer James Brown in 2014 movie dubbed ‘Get on Up’.
His 2018 Wakanda breakthrough movie popularized him across the globe especially on the African continent where he was lauded for upholding the traditions of the black people in his fictional movie. It was the first superhero movie to be nominated at the Oscars for its best picture. It also received about $1.3 billion in sales worldwide.