Ugandan rapper Jocelyne Tracey Keko, who is known to many by her stage name Keko, has decided to quit music.
The 28-year-old Make You Dance hit-maker took to one of her social media pages to share the sad news with her fans.
“Yes I am retiring from recording music, I hope my last compositions add to the legacy,” she wrote.
The popular rapper, who was signed to Sony Music, thanked fans for the support that they gave her during her illustrious career.
For those who may have been disappointed by her exit from the music scene, Keko offered a hearty apology.
Love from Venus will be my last works, I am sorry if I have disappointed anyone but after long thought I feel it's for the best.
— KeKO (@KEKOTOWN) March 28, 2016
So why has she decided to bow out? Well, that’s still unknown –but some Ugandan entertainment outlets have hinted that she could be quitting music for health reasons.
Keko’s music career started in 2010, and by 2011 her music was making waves across east Africa.
Apart from that she has bagged various nominations for and awards for her work. Some of her accolades include:
2011: Pearl of Africa music award winner for best hip hop act.
2011 Buzz Awards: Best Female, Best Upcoming Artist (How We Do It)
2011, 2012, 2013, : Buzz Award winner Best female Artist.
2011: Buzz teens choice award for break out Artist.
2011 : Channel O Award winner most gifted East African video (how we do).
2011 : East African music award for most promising female act.
2011 : Diva Award for Best hip hop act.
2011 : Young achievers award winner for excellence in music.
2013 HiPipo Music Awards: Best Hip-Hop Song, Video of the Year (Make You Dance)