RIP! A photograph of the late Denis Mpiima aka Denis Rackla is placed on top of the coffin containigng his remains.

Celebrated musician Denis Mpiima aka Denis Rackla was buried yesterday in Masooli along Gayaza Road.

Rackla died on Friday following a fatal accident that occurred at Kayonza as he was heading to his farm in Kayunga. He was with his wife and mother in the car at the time of the accident.

There were efforts to get him to Mulago hospital for treatment but unfortunately he didn’t make it as he died the way.

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Hundreds turned up for the burial of Denis Mpiima aka Denis Rackla

Hundreds of relatives, fans and his colleagues in the music industry turned up for Rackla’s burial, among them musicians Irene Namubiru, Aziz Azion and Halimah Namakula.

Halimah described the late as a jolly and talented person whose gift was going to be greatly missed. Rackla, popularly known for his hit ‘Tugenda Kusula Mu Ngatto’ was a good friend of Halima and the two had worked on a couple of songs together among which include ‘Kibaduguda’.

He also wrote many songs like Kabiite for Desire Luzinda and a host of others for musicians including Juliana Kanyomoozi, Iryn Namubiru, Desire Luzinda, Lyani Nakaweesi and Abawala ba City Rock Entertainment.

Surprsingly, most of these artistes didn’t show up at the burial.

RIP Rackla.