Vyper Ranking is an award winning dancehall artist and songwriter, he is outspoken, humble and very talented.
Who is Vyper Ranking?
As Vyper Ranking would doubtless tell you himself, he is a 21st- century phenomenon, a young boy from the ghetto turned to be the main dancehall and reggae artist (superstar) of his generation. He is one of a kind, original and versatile in his music creation. He is also commonly known as ‘Riddim Killer’ a name given to him by his fans because of his hardcore free styling, when Vyper Ranking jumps on any riddim he kills it with his dope off flows . He derived his name Vyper from a venomous snake (The Viper) literally meaning that he is dangerous when it comes to his lyrics and vocals. And the name Ranking is inspired from his best role model a Jamaican dancehall artist called Shaba Ranking. His musical genre is basically Dancehall and reggae and he says in Uganda he was inspired by artists like Peter Mile, Cindy Sanyu and Kid Fox. Vyper Ranking is signed under a recording label called Bantu Events Africa.
Growing up in ghetto of one of the suburbs of Kampala (Uganda)
His original name ‘Ayire Sadam’ was born in Kireka, Kampala, on June 16, 1994. His father ‘Mohamad Lomong’ from Karamoja (Northern Uganda) was a business man and his mother, Rehma Naigaga was a housewife.
Ayire Sadam aka Vyper Ranking is the 5th born in a family of eight children. He went to Kamuli CU for his primarly education and Standard Secondary school, Bweyogerere for High education. Vyper Ranking says he grew up in a humble family and he loved music right from his tender age. Growing up he idolized with the dancehall and reggae Jamaican artists and from there is started practicing his vocals suitable for his sytle.
Vyper Ranking joined the Ugandan music industry in 2017 with his maiden single/song called SOMA which was a big success. This hardcore dancehall song was largely welcomed by majority of the music audience in Uganda. Check video URL below
In 2018 he released another single called Tobatya a dancehall song which was also welcomed well by his fan base which was strongly increasing. Video URL below
Still in 2018 he releases another single called Ekyenge, this song was more appealing to the local fan base and it was a hit which played on almost all media houses and thereafter his fanbase increased immensely in the whole country . see URL is below.
By the end of 2018 Vyper Ranking had established himself as one of the best dancehall artist in Uganda, and at the beginning of 2019 he collaborated with ‘Cindy Sanyu’ the best female dancehall artist ever in the Ugandan music industry and they recorded a song called Tebimala. Most people consider this song as the best Vyper Ranking has done his career so far. See URL below
In 2019 he has also released a single called Kiriza, which he also did a remix with A Pass and the URLs are below.
And his latest release is called Yelyamu a hardcore dancehall song with an interesting fully animated video. See URL below.
In 2017 WMC awards (Next Generation), Vyper Ranking won the award in category of Best Dancehall Artist.
Big Stages/ Performances
Vyper Ranking has performed on almost all big stages and concerts in Uganda and he says he wants to now perform on the international level.
Below are the images of Vyper Ranking performing on Purple Party and Blankets and Wine one of the big stages in Uganda.
Vyper Ranking established his own style of hardcore dancehall with strong vocals, unique and mature lyrics and hard beats which has not been existing in Uganda’s music industry. He has worked with one audio producer (Nexo) on all his projects so far. Vyper Ranking wants to take his Dancehall and reggae to the international level and wants to inspire younger ghetto youths and encourage them that they can be successful from the ghetto with hard work if they can avoid acts (like doing drugs and robbery) which can damage their lives.
Vyper Ranking is currently working on an album full of purely dancehall and reggae songs
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Tel: +256 787 546 350