Kampala, Uganda – In an unfortunate turn of events, renowned Ugandan musicians Rickman Manrick and Grenade Official found themselves entangled in a violent altercation in the early hours of Monday. The incident unfolded at La Terazza Bar and Restaurant, formerly known as Sky Lounge, located in the upscale neighborhood of Kisementi in Kololo, Kampala.
Reports reaching our desk indicate that the altercation took a grave turn, resulting in Rickman Manrick sustaining a serious mouth injury after Grenade Official allegedly struck him with a broken glass, causing his lips and face to bleed profusely. The unexpected brawl has left the Ugandan entertainment industry and fans shocked, as both artists are celebrated for their musical talents.
According to eyewitnesses at the scene, tension had been building throughout the evening between the two artists. Sheilah Gashumba, Rickman Manrick’s girlfriend and a well-known media personality, revealed that Grenade Official had made multiple attempts to approach their table before the altercation escalated to violence. It remains unclear what triggered the confrontation between the two artists, who were previously seen as friendly acquaintances.
Rickman Manrick, whose real name is Patrick Ssenyonjo, was immediately rushed to Nakasero Hospital for urgent medical attention following the altercation. Medical personnel at the hospital are currently attending to his injuries, which are described as serious but stable. Fans and well-wishers have flooded social media platforms with messages of support and prayers for his swift recovery.
Meanwhile, Grenade Official, whose real name is Deus Ndugwa, managed to evade apprehension by escaping through the bar’s rooftop. He has since gone into hiding, prompting law enforcement agencies to launch a manhunt to locate and apprehend him for questioning regarding the incident.
The brawl at La Terazza Bar has raised concerns about the security measures in place at entertainment venues, especially those frequented by high-profile individuals. Authorities and stakeholders in the entertainment industry are now discussing ways to enhance security and prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.
This altercation between Rickman Manrick and Grenade Official serves as a reminder of the potential consequences of conflicts in the public eye, shedding light on the need for artists and celebrities to find constructive ways to resolve their differences. The Ugandan entertainment industry will undoubtedly closely monitor the developments surrounding this incident and its impact on the careers and public images of both artists involved.