Jun. 26, 2012
ALPHA RWIRANGIRA BIOGRAPHY
Born in 1986 in Mwanza, Tanzania to a Rwandan father and a Tanzanian mother. He went to Nyabohanse boys Primary school in Nyanza province, Migori in Kenya and after two years he was transferred to Omkaliro English Medium School, in Kagera Tanzania. In 2002, he Joined High school in APRED NDERA Secondary school and graduated 2008 in Math and Physics. Alpha Rwirangira emerged East Africa's best after winning the much coveted Tusker Project Fame Season 3 in Nairobi, Kenya in 2009.
The annual Reality TV show unearths the regional most outstanding musical talent, and in 2009, contestants from four countries, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda were put in an academy and their vocal prowess was tried to the very limit.
With his husky voice, Alpha emerged the winner at the season finale, after proving to East Africans that his talent is unmatched. A year on, Alpha completed his 10 track album, entitled “One Africa”, a title track calling for unity and reconciliation among Africans.
The Album is a blend of different genres of music, and it features a number of East African musical heavyweights, such as Bebe Cool from Uganda and AY from Tanzania. Recorded in three countries, the album is a sure feel of the Africa beats.
In 2010, Alpha worn the PAM (Pearl of African Music awards) in Uganda, best Rwandan artist of the year 2010.
In 2011, Alpha Worn (Pearl of African Music Awards) Best Rwandan male artist. The same year Alpha worn Tusker All Stars, where the best of the best and selected by their fans were brought together to to show their vocal abilities. Alpha with his Husky voice he imaged to win the competition once again with most votes from the fans of east Africa.
July 2011, Alpha was invited to accompany His excellence the president of Rwanda, for the Rwanda day in the United States of America, Chicago.
September 25, 2011. Alpha worn the Sep 25, 2011 – The Afrotainment Museke Africa Music Awards (MOAMAs) the best East African song of the Year with his hit song SONGA MBELE (which means Hung on there).