Born and raised in Uganda, Esther and Ezekiel Mutesasira excite judges and the crowd at Canada’s Got Talent audition with their masterclass performance while auditioning with the cover version of No Air by Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown.
The young singers who are sister and brother showcased their wide vocal range and technique covered with musical voices at the auditions in Canada where they’re carried living with their mum.
They spoke highly of their mum, who has been their music teacher for the longest time of their career and they promised to buy her off if they win the talent competition so they can spend more time as a family.
“Our mum has been our music teacher, and she has really helped us through the phone,” Esther told Canada’s Got Talent.
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With no formal training, the pair has been still managing to sing day and night, from Pop to R&B, afro-fusion, and gospel, and even won East Africa’s Got Talent last year.
However Julie Mutesasira, the mother opened up about her sexuality while backstage. “I left Uganda because I’m gay and it’s an abomination there,” she said.
Being married to one of the prominent pastors in the country, Julie added that she left because she felt unsafe after coming out as gay.
Leaving Ezekiel at 7 while Esther was 11 and this was the hardest time of their lives living far from them, they narrated.
Julie meanwhile married to her lover (fellow woman) with whom she lives within Canada and their two kids.
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