Maurice Kirya Video Playlist


Maurice Kirya (born 4 November 1984) is a Ugandan singer, songwriter, actor, and humanitarian. He is a celebrated household name in East Africa with over a decade-long wealth of experience in the music industry.

The 2010 RFI (Radio France Internationale) Discoveries Award winner Maurice is credited as the pioneer of Ugandan soul music – a style he’s aptly dubbed ‘’Mwooyo’’ A style and culture appreciated by his massive social media followers, fans & music enthusiasts.

Kirya has performed in over 35 Countries, and collaborated in performances with the likes of American superstar, NE-YO, German superstar Mark Forster, and American actor and idols winner Jordin Sparks.

Maurice has also featured in Hollywood films like The Queen Of Katwe as ‘Theo’ (alongside Lupita Nyongo & David Oyelowo, he has also acted in The Last King of Scotland as himself (Not credited) starring Forest Whitaker, Kerry Washington & David Oyelowo. Kirya is currently Starring in ‘The Girl In the Yellow Jumper’’ an upcoming movie directed by Loukman Ali.

He is the C.E.O/Founder of ‘The Sound Cup Coffee’ A Premium Coffee Brand that started as a restaurant in 2013. He is also C.E.O/Founder of ‘Piz & Pots’, a Ugandan based Branding Agency. Piz & Pots is the company that also runs the annual music festival KIRYALIVE FESTIVAL in Kampala that hosts musicians from within the country and around the world.

Kirya is a youth & health activist who is also collaborating with the organisation Hijra, & UNHCR in Uganda in the efforts to protect the lives and rights of refugees.

Due to his passion for wild life conservation, Kirya was named as a WILD AID ambassador alongside powerful names such as actor Jackie Chan, Tony Jaa & Li Bing Bing. ]]n musician and actor. He won RFI’s 2010 Discoveries Music Award. He won prize money plus a grant worth 18,000 euros to develop his career. He staged performances in Paris plus a year-long tour of Africa where he toured over 35 countries. He was nominated for the most gifted afro pop video of the year in the 2012 channel O video music awards. He was one of the three Ugandan artists to perform at the inaugural annual Tribe One Festival, in South Africa.

Maurice Kirya comes from a musical family, his late mother used to sit them around the fire every time there was a power black out, which was a common thing, she then would teach them folk songs and rhymes, his love for singing was ignited in these dark warm nights. He fuses his Uganda style, Mwooyo with rnb, soul & jazz. He plays guitar, bass & piano and writes all his music. When asked how he writes his music, he always responded ‘’I see the picture, i feel the emotion,i relate and the song comes to me’’

He has toured over 35 Countries and 40 Cities across Africa, Europe and America. His interesting style of music and persona has landed him big interviews on BBC, CNN, Voice of America and RFI. He has grown to be an inspiration and mentor to many young Ugandan and African musicians, He also uses music and the knowledge he has to support the youth and the refugees in UGANDA by teaching them how to use the arts to empower their lives.

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BBUBA is an RnB love song by MAURICE KIRYA, Written by Maurice Kirya Video shot & Directed by Director Pest, Grate Make Films Produced by Samuel Bisaso. (Visited 42 times, 1 visits today)

Maurice Kirya – Kulunaku Olwo

“Kulunaku Olwo” translates to ”On That Day” Apart from the writer/singer himself, no one else knows what the song means, It was written and performed in a way that was meant to evoke the truest emotions of the listener. It is safe to say, whatever you feel when you listen to this song, is what […]


AFTER SATURDAY is an RnB love MAURICE KIRYA off ”BEYOND MYSELF” Album, Released 2020. (Visited 44 times, 1 visits today)


A song off the ”Free Dreams” album. The song is intended to be a safe sex campaign. Maurice Kirya has worked with the youth for many years on issues to do with empowerment & Health, he has also visited schools around Uganda in an effort to inspire and educate. Through his activation over the years […]


GIMME LIGHT is an RnB Soul/Mwoyo love song by MAURICE KIRYA, off Beyond Myself Album, Directed by Franggy Yanez, Released 2019. (Visited 45 times, 1 visits today)


DREAMS ARE FREE is a song by MAURICE KIRYA, off Free Dreams, Released 2018. (Visited 42 times, 1 visits today)


CRIPPIN is an RnB Soul/Mwoyo love song by MAURICE KIRYA, off Free Dreams Album, Released 2018. (Visited 43 times, 1 visits today)

NZE ANI? – Maurice Kirya (2018)

NZE ANI? is an RnB Soul/Mwoyo Gospel song by Maurice Kirya, Audio by Game Over Yard studios and Video shot by (a one) Isaac for SoloFX. (Visited 35 times, 1 visits today)


Insane is a Love song with a zouk touch, Written by Maurice Kirya, produced by Andy Music shot by SavyFilmz (Visited 50 times, 1 visits today)

GHOST – Maurice Kirya Ft. Ruyonga (2016)

GHOST is an RnB Hip-hop song by Maurice Kirya Ft. Ruyonga, Released 2016. (Visited 40 times, 1 visits today)

BUSAABALA – Maurice Kirya (2015)

BUSAABALA is an RnB song Maurice Kirya, Video by Sasha Vybz (Visited 38 times, 1 visits today)

Never Been Loved – Maurice Kirya (2015)

“Never Been Loved” is a love song by  Maurice Kirya off  “MWOOYO” Album, Directed by Enos Olik (Visited 39 times, 1 visits today)