‘Banned’ child rapper Fresh Kid lands himself a scholarship


Fresh Kid with Sudhir Ruparelia (Photo: Courtesy)

Talented child rapper, Fresh kid has been awarded a scholarship by Ugandan tycoon and business man, Sudhir Ruparelia.

Sudhir Ruparelia who is the founder and boss of Ruparelia Foundation gifted the seven-year-old a fully paid study scholarship for his primary education.

Fresh kid was gifted a fully paid study scholarship for his primary education (Photo: Courtesy)

Fresh kid, real name, Patrick Ssenyonjo is currently studying at St Agnes Kawanda but will move to Kampala Parents, which is one of the schools under Ruparelia Foundation.

This comes not too long after the young rapper was put on the spot by the Ugandan Minister for Youth and Children Affairs, Florence Nakiwala on claims that he was not attending school.

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Fresh Kid was asked to stop performing or risk jail term, a move that saw his manager and parents intervene.

He was later allowed to continue pursuing music on condition that he does it only on weekends and holidays.

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With this scholarship opportunity, the singer is assured of his education as he pursues his music dream.


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