Who We Are
Jehovah Shalom Acapella is a six-member, Gospel, vocal band from Kampala, Uganda. They all belong to the Seventhday-Adventist Faith. The group started way back in 2006 as a singing group, In High School, before they identified as Jehovah Shalom Acapella. This whole idea was brought by Asaph the Basser, composer and writer of some of their originally done songs.
The Vocal Group combines Soulful Afro-Vocals to engage audiences and attract new fans and families to the genre.
Since their official beginning in 2009, the group has since performed at camps, festivals and coffee shops, corporate weddings, churches, Birthday parties and so many occasions. They have opened for an award-winning artist Yvonne Chakachaka and performed at galas and events around their hometown.
They have managed to win the Acapella competitions that were organised by Praise Christ Network 2014 into the region and emerged as the best in the central region.
Jehovah Shalom Acapella is currently working towards their Debut EP dubbed YESU YEKKA with both original music and covers, which would be followed by several other singles and Albums. Keep up with them on their journey of sharing their passion for Christ through Acapella Music around the world.
The Acapella group started as four boys in High School as Asaph, Wasswa, Kato and Elijah and later as years went by joined by Joseph and James.
In 2019, Jehovah Shalom Acapella Auditioned and Won A Golden Buzzer & Finalist in (EastAfricasGotTalent) , Also has been a 2Time-Award Winner in the (HMA). They have continued in the progression and beauty in ministry up to date and you and i can tell with the growing of their fan base with over 200k Youtube Subscribers and over 400k Facebook Followers
Jehovah Shalom Team
Asaph Sembubbu Gloria, 24, is the group mobiliser. He studied at Lakeside College Luzira, Katikamu SDA SS before graduating as a teacher from Bugema University. He teaches economics and divinity at Mubende Light SS and he is also a radio presenter at 105.1 Point FM in Mubende. He started with the group in 2007 and does the bass and beat boxing.
Kyagulanyi ElijahLead Singer
Elijah Kyagulanyi, 24, attended Ndese SDA Primary School and Hilton High School Mukono before moving to Light Vocational School Bulenga. He moved to Kampala University School of Health Sciences to do general nursing. He is a lead and alto singer and has been composing part of the group’s songs and contributing highly in Arrangements since inception.
Brighton Amos WasswaLead and Bariton Singer
Brighton Amos Wasswa, 26, is one of the founders and the lead and baritone singer. He is a teacher of entrepreneurship at Chemiquip Institute of Health Sciences in Fort portal. The Fairland University graduate is also the group chairman. He also does part time counselling in a number of schools and a Philanthropist.
Samuel Kato MawejjeLead Singer
Samuel Kato Mawejje, 26, went to Light High School Seguku and Nakaseke SDA SS before moving to Kampala International University western campus to study clinical medicine. He also does part time counselling and has been part of the group since 2007.
Joseph LuyimaTenor and Baritone
Joseph Luyima, 23, is a third year student of Biochemistry at Makerere University. He studied at St Francis Primary School in Mengo before moving to Merryland High School. He joined the group in 2014 as a composer and lead singer for both tenor and baritone.
Wasswa JamesAlto and Baritone
Wasswa James, 24 years holds a Diploma in Fisheries. Wasswa is a son to Pastor Kafeero James.