Find Out The Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About The Classy And Sassy Kambua

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Her smile is her x factor (my opinion) and  that’s what makes me differentiate her form
other female musicians. Apart from making men fall in love, Kambua is also a
singer, MC and the kubamba co-host.

Here is what I found out about the elegant singer:

  •  She is a second born in a family of three
  •  She was born and raised in Nairobi 
  •  Her father is the late professor Manundu and her
    mom is Evangelist Lois Manundu, the co-founders of Tabibu Ministries 
  •  She attended Lukenya high school

She pursued a degree in music
In 2007 Kambua completed a summer performance program (certificate) at
Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. In 2008 she completed a Bachelor of
Arts in music at Ambrose University College, in Calgary.
In 2002 Kambua joined Eneza, a Praise Band at Parklands Baptist Church,
where she served for nearly four years. In 2004 she sung and served with
Passport Incorporated, based in Birmingham, Alabama. Through Ogopa Deejays, she
began to do jingles for commercials like ‘Sunlight’ and ‘Delmonte’ She has
worked as an actress & voice over artist She has worked as an actress for
Heartstrings Ensemble in Kenya. She has also been the voice for commercials
such as Delmonte, Mumias Sugar, Sunlight, KPLC and recently, Fresha Maisha
Milk. Before pursuing a solo career, Kambua worked as a background vocalist for
various artistes. She has bagged several awards for her music In 2009 Kambua
received the Female Artiste of the Year Award at the annual Groove Awards, held
in Nairobi, Kenya. She was also the recipient of the 2008 Afro Fusion Female
Artiste of the Year award at the Kisima Awards. In the year 2011 Kambua was
nominated for the East Africa Music Awards, (London), as well as the 2011
Mwafaka Awards. In 2012 she bagged the Song Writer of the Year Award in the
annual Groove Awards. In March of 2010, Kambua spread her wings by joining
Royal Media as a television host on a Sunday morning show – Rauka. She has
since worked as an MC at various concerts and events in Kenya. Kambua has two
albums under her belt: Nishikilie and Nyumbani. The beautiful songstress has
embarked on her third CD with two singles –Again and Umetenda Mema.
She is happily married
Kambua tied the knot with Jackson Mathu in April 2012 before family and
friends at an exclusive Nairobi hotel. Prior to that, Kambua was said to be
dating a fellow musician. Though she declined to name him in a 2011 interview
in True Love, she said that the broken engagement taught her a lot about love
and marriage.
She describes her style as elegant, trendy and chic
Kambua once told Softkenya her style is simply authentic, and that she
has a fetish for shoes and hats. “I have so many of them (hats and shoes). I
like to match them with everything I wear. In the recent past I’ve had to
control my fetish for shoes, and have become a very intentional shopper.”
Her all-time favourite outfit is jeans and sweaters.
Kambua revealed the default look she’d don any other day is jeans and
sweaters.
She is a daddy’s girl
Kambua’s relationship with her late father was tight, and she even
dedicated him a poem dubbed,
“My heart, my world.” The singer was left blue by her dad’s demise.
Credit – Citizen Digital

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