Mc Wang Jok

Mc Wang Jok

Biography

Born 7th-oct-1989 real names Rubangakene Ivan Ochaya. He grew up in Gulu town (G town). At the age of nine he got inspired by rap music he use to listen to from his father’s boom box at that time because his step brother who was older by then would buy audio music of different genre of music. From his brother collection he choose wutang, lost boys, Outlaws, etc because he had some taste in particular for hip hop. He started writting pieces of his own that he compared to the kind of music he loved and would perform them at karaoke’s and battles. In 2005 Mc Wang Jok together with 2 other rappers created a rap crew called BNM consisted of Blackpool, Nicshawn and Money I (Present day Mc Wang Jok). BNM Crew in late 2005 recorded a single titled “Party” at 2Kleen Records G town. This song had a lot of air plays in key radios of G town at that time because no one could imagine teen agers doing it really big. It wasn’t easy because all the rappers were still at school by then so they didn’t record anything else as BNM until the group was dissolved. In 2008 Mc Wang Jok together with 3 other rapper’s created Underground Blacks Movement. Underground meaning underneath, hidden or not mainstream and Blacks meaning Africans. This group was very distinctive and influential to hip hop in Gulu town (Northern Uganda). It consisted of four poetic rappers (Shawn, Komical, Mc Edge and Mc Wang Jok as Money) all from the same Neighbourhood of SQ (Senior Quarters) Laroo Division, Gulu. Underground Blacks Movement recorded a song titled “Hustle” in late 2008 from Valley Curve Studios. Hustle still one of the greatest hiphop songs of all time in G town made this group very famous to hiphop lovers. In 2009 after Underground Blacks Movement was dissolved Mc Wang Jok, Jok Ocol and Rwot Onung Pa Yai(R.I.P) founded the worlds famous Bila Wa Movement. Bila Wa Movement is a plat form that uses the fusion of rap/poetry and afro instrumentals to make music that can pass a message. Bila Wa Movement known for their hit song “Lapiny” recorded in 2013 at Infinite Records Kampala and performed at Bayimba Regional Festival Gulu and Bayimba International Festival Kampala in 2013. Lapiny has had a lot of air plays even outside of Uganda. As a poet and the song writer for concept Lapiny, Mc Wang Jok also featured on the radio Netherlands My Song Interview. Bila Wa Movement had a lot of articles written about them an example where they were ranked 5th out of ten as Africa’s most unconventional Musicians/Band. In late 2013 Rich Okot Executive Producer of Pine Avenue Record Label heard the song Lapiny and watched Bila Wa Freestyle on you tubes and got intouch with Mc Wang Jok .Mc wang Jok now an officially signed artist to Pine Avenue5 Record Label in Gulu Northern Uganda has recorded songs such as Lakolo, Sound of Luo feat OJ Maxwell,Wandeka Nze by Pine Avenue All stars and “Atye Ka Tic” Meaning am working(“Wiya Tye Ka Tic” Meaning My brain is at work)one of Northern Uganda’s greatest hip hop song ever recorded. Atye Ka Tic has been number one in the Radio Rupiny Northern Top 20 count down for more than a month, Number one on Radio Mega Northern count down for a couple of weeks and number one on other Radio count downs in the region for lord knows how many times. The poetic and conscious motivational message in the song Atye Ka Tic has made Mc Wang Jok now one of the most famous hip hop artist in the region and a household name. Ladies and Gentlemen the sky is no Limit here for Mr Luo Synthesis Rap .

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