The name MC Kats rings a bell in almost every mind of a party animal, an entertainment enthusiast, a fan of television or a concert goer. So dominant and so respected is MC Kats that he is an inspiration to thousands of other mushrooming and already established emcees such as NBS TV’s Douglas Lwanga.
Born Edwin Katamba, MC Kats has earned his stardom after quite a struggle and has made it to very top of Uganda’s entertainment crème de la creme, easily regarded as Uganda’s finest emcee.
He has since held the mic for various international concerts and thousands of Uganda concerts, staged by both Ugandan artistes and international acts. He has also been known for having along list of children, fathered from different city women.
Today, we unmask the talented mic king who has ruled the Ugandan emcees game since time immemorial.
Early life and Education.
Edwin Katamba alias Kats was born 32 years ago to Pastor Juliet Lubannga and Hajji Sula Lwanga of Mawanda Road, Kamwokya.
He attended Namilyango Primary School from where he connected to Busoga College Mwiiri for his secondary education.
He was however expelled from Mwiiri due to his rowdy character and ended up at Kitante Hill school where he sat his UCE examinations. To further stamp his name as a schools nomad, he shifted to Makerere High school where he sat his advanced level and passed UACE examinations.
This earned him a ticket to study a Diploma in Journalism and mass Communication at UMCAT. Further records about MC Kats and his educational background are scanty.
Emceeing and Television.
Mc Kats started emceeing as early as his early secondary days. By Senior two, he had already been established as a unique talent in emceeing at school level, emceeing in various schools and school gigs where he studied from. He was then spotted by a then celebrated MC Mr. Mosh who had all along been Kats’ preferred Mc whom he modeled his game around.
At a tender age of 13, Kats got a gig with WBS TV to co-present on a teen show dubbed, Teens club which he was co-presenting with currently Celebrated Radio and TV personality, Flavia Tumusiime. This happened after he was spotted as a raw talent by WBS TV management from one of the gigs that he was hosting.
MC Kats has since starred and emceed on various high profile concerts and events including concerts staged by international acts such as Wizkid, Bennie man, among others. He has since cut his niche as a go-to emcee for most of the events in the city and all over Uganda, being one of, if not the most, expensive emcee.
From WBS TV, Kats’ career took an upward spiral, joining NTV Uganda, a big Ugandan media house where he hosted NTV exposed.
Having spent a few years at NTV, Kats jumped ship and joined rivals NBS TV where he is currently hosting NBS After 5, a show he co-presents with former protegee Douglas Lwanga.
Kats has also ventured into artiste management, acting as manager and boyfriend to currently estranged lover, Fille Mutoni. He has done a tremendous job, lifting Fille to a top Ugandan artiste despite the fact that most of the city artiste managers had not believed in her talent.
However, the two recently fell out, taking different paths. However, Kats has since signed another female artiste only identified as ………..
Love and relationships
MC Kats’ love cycle is as complicated as a maze, having dated countless city babes and reportedly having a fling with several others whose number this website cannot verify. He has in the process fathered a sizable number of children whom only Kats can tell the number. Or he may not as well.
He has however been in a love-hate relationship with singer Fille Mutoni and the two have a daughter together. As already stated above, the two recently parted ways. After the breakup, Kats has been sighted hanging out with several beauties.