Musician Sanda Suubi has released her brand new music video for ‘Nsiimye’ with sign language interpretation to accommodate all people with hearing impairments, whether they be children, teens or adults.
With the audio released at the beginning of 2017 – off her upcoming EP ‘Anthems of Life’ – ‘Nsiimye’ was written two years ago by Pastor Brian Lubega and produced by Sam Bisaso.
The song quickly became a fan favorite, with Sandra Suubi performing it at different events.
He new video features Hindu Luyinda, a young lady who is deaf and interprets the song in sign language.
“Hindu couldn’t hear the sound, so she couldn’t tell whether the song was fast or slow, but she had to find her rhythm as the audio played and Sandra Suubi sang along during the filming,” A statement from her management to this website read in part.
It added, “This brings out the fact that performing artist can engage people with disability and connect with them through visuals. Sandra Suubi used her recycled work of plastics that was transformed into a big ball in the video.”
The video was filmed in Kawempe, a suburb in Kampala and showcases people from different walks of life who share their story of gratefulness in life.
Notably ‘Nsiimye’ has two official videos, one with sign language and the second one with only Sandra Suubi.
This video was directed and co-produced by Grate make, who also directed Sandra Suubi’s prior music video “Onjagande nyo.
Born Again Entertainment, a Christian company partnered with Sandra in the production, according to the statement.
“It was important to Sandra Suubi to include her own real-life DIY artist peers in the project, so all of the characters in the video are artists, family, friends and musicians who in one way or another have shared a bit of their journey with her,”
Watch the Video below:
About Sandra Suubi
Sandra Suubi is a Ugandan based, Christian artist with a voice to inspire, give hope and positive energy. She is the power house who brings the house down with her vocals. As one journalist wrote “When Sandra Suubi starts to sing we all got goose pumps”.
Sandra Suubi won the Airtel trace competition 2015 in Uganda.
She is also the Viga award winner for upcoming female artist 2016 / 2017. Sandra Suubi holds a master’s degree in Fine art. . She works with Karizm a talent management company.
She has been able to perform at major and respected events which include; Phatfest, Christmas in Kampala, Abryanz, Blankets and wine, Qwela Junction, DoaDoa, Uganda Diaspora Gala, Comedy meets music, Inauguration of AGR in Uganda to mention but a few, and also leads worship at Watoto church.
By UG Christian News Correspondent.