Mwiza Somanje Zulu, daughter of eminent legendary icons Maiko Zulu and Daputsa Zulu, known as sister D. Her singles have landed with impact on radio charts, since she rose to prominence, songs which talk of peace love and strength. Her music on a large scale continues to penetrate the music culture in Zambia and she is now a celebrated youth making great impact at the moment.
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Mwiza Somanje Zulu, the budding Zambian reggae artist, actively keeps making impact, which should not be ignored. Last year she carved out a lane of her own with a signature style and creativity that made the 18 year old singer a promising artist to watch.
What’s her story?
According to Mwiza, She has been doing music most of her life, as a backing vocalist.
In (2011) performed at an event by the Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD)..Later joined as a member of the Children’s News Agency, and subsequently, the Junior Reporters. Through MNCRD, got a job as a TV presenter for Muvi TV shortly after, also worked with Hot FM and Radio Phoenix. Wrote for the daily mail newspaper, all this in a quest aimed at promoting the rights and welfare of my fellow children. Once had the opportunity as a master of Ceremonies for events, some held by former first lady Dr Christine Kaseba.
(2014) Mwiza Zulu got recognized by the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) as a “Woman to Watch” in southern Africa, among other African women below the age of 40. Later appointed as an ambassador for MISA for the years 2014-2015.
(2015) gotappointed as Maternal and Neonatal Child Health Ambassador by Save the Children Zambia. In that same year, participated in the first edition of Junior President on ZNBC and came out third. Mwiza Zulu , Also Research and Documentation Secretary for the Zambia Association of Musicians 2018 to 2020. Making her the youngest National Executive Committee member for ZAM.
Shared the stage with amazing artists such as Moses Sakala, Angela Nyirenda, B’Flow, Thomas Buttenschon from Denmark, Maleo Reggae Rockers from Poland, Jay Rox, to mention a few.
Released her first single What A Shame in February and later released previous single Don’t Give Up in September, featuring social activist and award winning musician B’Flow, among other songs gained her massive momentum. In 2018, Mwiza Somanje Zulu won Best Female upcoming artist at the Kwacha music awards.
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