Hum Kay (aka. Humphrey M. Kiingi) is an accomplished Recording Artist, Author, Song Writer, Film Scorer, Vocal Coach, Worship Minister & Activity Coordinator with ACN Africa. He is also a professional & proficient linguist, creative writer & discourse analyst; with 7 years’ experience as a University Lecturer in Communication Studies.
With over a decade of local and international practice in Art and Ministry, Hum Kay has shared platforms with numerous bands and artists - both local and international – Alvin Slaughter, Phil Driscrol, Byron Cage, Kirk Franklin, Shaween Gardener, Muyiwa, Benjamin Dube, Lionel Peterson, Georgian Banov, Chioma, our own Limit –X, Isaiah Katumwa, Wesa and Puerto Rican musical Ambassador – Adlan Cruz, are but a few. Hum Kay has coached artists including Maurice Kirya, Rachel Magoola (Afrigo Band), Exodus, Solome Basuuta and mentors numerous worship ministers across Africa.
He has released 5 albums & a Live DVD record as follows: GO FOR GOLD (2004), BYONKOLEDDE (2007), ASAANIDDE (2009), OLI NANGE-By My Side (2012), The HK Live DVD, CHRISTMAS FROM AFRICA (2017) and several singles. A new collection is currently in the works.
Hum Kay has also performed at numerous events including the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit, National Youth Convention, Uganda @50 Official Celebrations and Ubumuntu International Arts Festival For Humanity; he was the Official Coach for Coca Cola Rated Next, Music Director Olive Gospel Music Awards and Music Director Kampala City Festival – Christian Stage 2014 to date.
In film, he has undertaken several documentary and feature film projects, including the production of 100 YEARS OF GREATNESS (A historical documentation of an entire century from 1911 to 2011), The STONECOLD film project (An effort against domestic violence and child labour), Lyrical and musical composition for the BEAUTY TO ASHES film project (An initiative by TRIVISION Uganda for HIV/AIDS awareness in schools and communities), WHAT PRICE BRIDE PRICE? By MIFUMI in collaboration with ATUKI FILMS - United Kingdom (Aimed at protecting women from abuse arising from the customary payment of bride price) and a TV series YAT MADIT with The EUROPEAN UNION. His works have appeared on various local and international Networks including CNN and BBC among others.
As a Peace Advocate, Hum Kay has conducted numerous peace activations in collaboration with Pure Love Uganda, The IRCU, The Ubumuntu International Festival For Humanity and also served as a community Peace Ambassador for Peace One Day (UK)