Born in Mbale but raised in many nations, Isaiah is a unique combination of multi-cultural influences and experiences. He has been writing songs since the age of 16 and his songs are a great blend of a variety of genres- including, African Percussion, Folk, Soul and Afro-Jazz. Isaiah began taking on solo projects and eventually after attending a number of arts and musical workshops held by Bayimba cultural foundation, The Uganda music Awards academy and finally he was able to put together a band.
Isaiah Destiny worked with many producers and collaborated with many other artists to release his first EP, titled “Inzala”, in 2012. Which became a famous single, taking over airwaves at that time. In 2016 he release his first album titled Tsimbekha Tsibili which had robust melodies that took the country by storm. That same year he put up an amazing album launch at Café Arabica which was a great success. Isaiah Destiny headlined at the Laba Arts festival (2017) in Kampala (Bukoto Street).
His single ‘MBOLELE’ was nominated in the TUMA awards in the category of best regional artist (Eastern) and on the 4th of August, he was awarded as the Regional artist of the year in the TUMAs (The Uganda Music Awards)
Isaiah and his management, finalized his 2nd album, ‘THE GIANT IN ME’ and it was released on the 28th of July 2017 at the GIANT IN ME CONCERTS. The concerts held on the 28th at casa Del turista and 29th at El-tanjia rooftop were such a great success and 10% of the proceeds went towards renovating the latrines and urinals of El shaddai nursery school in Bumufuni, Manafa district. On the 26-Oct-2018 Isaiah hosted a successful 3rd edition of the Giant in me concert held at The Roof Top of Clib El Tanjia and on 2nd-Nov-2018 he travelled to Tanzania and put up a breath taking performance at the Karibu music festival in Bagamyoy. This was supported by the British council under the East Africa Arts project.
On the 26th-may-2019 he was one of the performers at the MTN Expo, where MTN was celebrating 20 years anniversary in Mbale Uganda. In June 2019, He hosted the first Soul therapy show at Casa Del, a night the was graced by African soul melodies. Isaiah represented Ugandan at the Great Art Banner in Arusha Tanzania. While there he performed at the launch, held workshops . On 22nd –Nove-2019, He performed at the Reggae on the Nile Festival held in Jinja Uganda. Isaiah is currently in studio working on 3 Albums ‘Time and Pressure, ‘Pages of Destiny, ‘The Diary’ that will be out soon.
Isaiah is the Director of GIVE a HAND 256 (GIHO), a community based organization based in Manafa district and a secretary in My Voice foundation a project that looks at improving and developing skills of street children in the country.
Isaiah’s carefully woven lyrics bound with simple, robust melodies act as a driving force that makes music be a personal life experiences.
He always learns from the lessons each one provides and is so happy to pass on to others. A subtle cocktail of diverse styles, cultures and dynamic team has been the powerhouse for Isaiah Destiny not only to compose good music but produce master pieces. Isaiah loves to live, to learn, help others to heal, to teach, to explore, see greatness in others and is passionate with life. I’d say a man on a mission redefining my path.
Through his discovery of music, he found his form of expression while instilling a passion that continues to develop every day.