Kenyan fast rising music star Victoria Kimani made a surprise visit to the first raising Namanve based 103.4 JuiceFM last week on Friday.
Kimani who was in Uganda for some music projects, appreciated the services of Juice FM and stressed that she is ready to work with most Ugandan based musicians such that the image of East African music is put to another level.
Who is Victoria Kimani?
Victoria Kimani, born in LA, originally from Kenya and she started writing, recording and performing at 16.
She lived in Nigeria during her high school years and moved back to Nairobi, Kenya at 17.
In 2009 she joined a duo group called Club Embassy and signed to Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest, released a mix tape called Diplomatic Immunity hosted by 50 cent’s DJ Whoo Kid, it got over 250,000 downloads and created alot of Industry buzz.
In mid 2010 the duo split and began working on solo projects.
Victoria has collaborated with Ron Browz, Maino, Jadakiss, Dj green Lantern, Busta Rhymes, Mario Winans, Cassie, Lloyd, A.I (Japanese superstar), Chris Brown, Diggy Simmons, Timati (Russian superstar) , Timbaland, White Nerd, Andy Chatterly, Pete “Boxta” Martin, Devyne Stevens,Konvict Music, Space Cowboy, Dawaun Parker, Diane Warren, Bamboo, Kimya and many more.
Her first Single and music video since signing to Africa’s most prestigious and cross over record labels, Chocolate City was called “M’TOTO” and it is tearing up airwaves and clubs across Africa and the UK.
Her Second single and music video “Oya” feat. MI was the first Kenyan video to be premiered on VEVO. She was nominated for two Channel O Awards for both singles and Performed on Africa’s Largest Live Award show as well.
Victoria has released her Mix tape “Queen Victoria ” and has recently been involved in the One Do Agric Campaign, as an Ambassador for Agriculture in Africa, collaborating with 20 other Artists on the continent, including Dbanj, Femi Kuti, Diamond and Fally Ipupa to name a few.
Victoria’s Latest release is her directorial Music Video debut “WHOA” ( East African Remix) feat. Tanzania’s Hip Hop Legend, AY & Kenya’s Big Brother finalist PREZZO.
Currently, Victoria is on an East African Tour in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and is set to release her Next International Single Soon.