TBT: Photos of Top 6 Female Kenyan Musicians; Then and Now

These ladies have dominated the Kenyan music industry from early or late 2000. They set pace for other upcoming artistes in Kenya.We have photos of them before all the fame, the money and the good clothes. Check out their photos back then and now

1. Amani
Cecilia Wairimu better known by her stage name Amani is one of the top Kenyan female artistes from back in the day. She started her music journey in 2000 after joining Ogopa in 1999. She recently released a song ‘Kizunguzungu’. Check out this throwback photo of Amani with Wyre The Lovechild before all the fame.


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Amani and Wyre (kenyacrazymedia.com)


Amani Instagram


2. Wahu
Wahu Kagwi started her music career in 2000 and released her first major hit in 2005. She is married to musician Nameless and together they have two daughters. Check out Wahu’s photo before the glamour when she was just 18 years old and now.

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Wahu Facebook


Wahu Facebook


 3. Nazizi
Nazizi Hirji has been in the limelight a lot lately after shedding off over 35kgs in her weight loss journey. Her music career has been rather quiet of late, but she is still the queen of hiphop in Kenya. Check out Nazizi back in the day and now




4. Mercy Myra
She made her debut in music in 1994 with the Calabash band before going solo in 1998. She recently returned to Kenya and is picking up musically after her long hiatus. Check out her photo back in 2010 and now

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5. STL
Stella Mwangi better known by her stage name STL started making music in 2008 and has produced hit after hit with her last Biashara remix taking the airwaves by storm. Check out Stella back in 2010 and now


6. Sanaipei Tande
Sana bust into the music industry in 2004 and has remained a household name ever since. She has a new song out ‘Ankula Huu’ that is doing pretty well. Here is her throwback photo and now




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