Winnie Nwagi’s Liteside
Any three things we don’t know about you?
Contrary to what people say, I am a very friendly person though I portray a different face that may scare you off. It is only after knowing and discovering the real me that you get to enjoy my friendliness. I am seeing someone and I trust where God will put me because I would love to be married at some point. I hate liars because being lied to frustrates me more.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
My happiness is dependent on the wellbeing of my daughter and the progress of music or career. As long they are on track, I am happy.
What is your greatest fear?
Failure and rejection have always scared me. However, I keep pushing because they are part of life’s journey.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
At times, I am too patient with some people. I wish I could slip back and take action sometimes.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Lying is something that really bothers me. I would rather deal with the bitter truth than be played around with lies.
Which living person do you most admire?
They are quite many; I admire Alicia Keys for her energetic performances and lifestyle. Back home, I admire Sheebah Karungi because she is a free girl, always has something new and lives a life of no pretence. She always stands her ground and portrays a real and unique character.
What is your greatest extravagance?
I spend more on the internet than on anything else because I want to keep up with my fans and the trends.
What is the greatest thing you have ever done?
I always wondered whether I could handle taking care of my daughter but I have worked and supported her in all ways.
What is your current state of mind?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Wasting time unnecessarily, especially on social media. For instance, less important things attract more attention in terms of likes and comments than the actual beneficial issues.
What does being powerful mean to you?
Being hardworking and successful through my own sweat; people who work tooth and nail and finally make it are not ordinary but powerful.
On what occasion do you lie?
If I am saving a relationship be it mine or for someone else; there are those moments that need covering up.
What do you most dislike about your appearance?
There are some big scars on my hand but they are minor so I am still okay with them.
Which living person do you most despise?
Heartbreakers who go on to brag about it because it is not funny.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
Being understanding and loving me the way I am; any good man should not expect me to live someone else’s character.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Good personality and slow to anger or anger management not to cause more harm.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I have not been keen to notice any.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
It has to be my daughter Destiny Valeria Mirembe because if it wasn’t for standing my ground, she wouldn’t be living. I love her most because she brings me joy.
When and where were you happiest?
When I was signed to Swangz Avenue, it was a dream come true and an opportunity to do what I love best.
Which talent would you most like to have?
Other than music and dancing, I want to be a good actress.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
I haven’t yet achieved it but I am still grateful for the level at which my career is. I have to keep pushing and do better to get there.
If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
I just want to be Beyonce in all ways.
Where would you most like to live?
Where else apart from Uganda because I live close to my people and they understand me more than others.
What is your most treasured possession?
My voice is everything for me because without it, I will have no food on my table and eventually slide back to where I was years ago. That is something I don’t want to imagine.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Living a life of blindness without any hope of reversing it is incomparable to any pain. It is also so disheartening.
What is your favorite occupation?
I have tried several jobs before but music is where my soul belongs but I also want to take on an acting career.
What do you most value in your friends?
The ability to boost up my energy and push me higher.
Who are your favorite writers?
I can read anything motivational.
Who is your hero of fiction?
That has to be Kim Jong-kook for his straight forward attitude,
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Whitney Houston remains one of the most awarded female artistes of all time.
What are your favorite names?
I love ‘D’ names.
What is your greatest regret?
I would regret not joining university but it was not my choice and even not within my means.
How would you like to die?
I don’t want to go in pain.
What is your motto?
God above all.