Got talent? Look out for ‘I’m the Future’ near you

Thursday July 13 2017

A musical performance in Kigali. PHOTO | ANDREW

A musical performance in Kigali. PHOTO | ANDREW KAZIBWE | NATION 

By ANDREW I KAZIBWE
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With the vibrancy in local music, next up is talent promotion platforms aimed at nurturing aspiring and growing musicians.

I’m the Future is one such initiative out to search talent and bring hope to musicians, and the entire music sector.

Under the organisation of Future Records in partnership with Miracle Transporter Ltd, I’m the Future is hoped to unearth talented and aspiring acts, then nurture them .

The search, which is targeting 30 districts countrywide, is divided into two phases, where 18 sites are chosen for a music performance tour, then the top 36 contestants will be incorporated into a musical academy for mentorship and selection.

The overall winner will be awarded Rfw15,000,000 ($17,880) while the runner-up will get Rfw7,000,000 ($8,344).

The search, which kicked off on June 23 with Nyarugenge, Gasabo and Kicukiro in Kigali, will continue for six weeks across Eastern, Western, Southern and Northern provinces.

After paying a registration fee of Rfw 5,000 ($6) contestants will have to pr