LINDA – Kuja Nami | Kenya’s All-girl Group Is Back With A Swahili Rendation Of A 1984 Soul Classic Gotta Get You Home Tonight
LINDA Kuja Nami
2017 was an amazing year for the all-girl group LINDA with many highlights. From opening for Fally Ipupa at the Koroga Festival, working and performing with Eric Wainaina to winning the prestigious Cafe Ngoma Soul Award for ‘Best New Act’ in Kenya. It is a new year and the LINDA is back with another Swahili rendition of a soul classic titled Kuja Nami.
Kuja Nami is a Swahili rendition of a soul classic “Gotta Get You Home Tonight” a 1984 single by Eugene Wilde. The song hit number 1 on the U.S. R&B chart for a week in the early 1985 and also peaked at number 83 on the Billboard Hot 100. Foxy Brown also sampled this track for her song “Get Me Home“, on her 1996 album Il Na Na.
As it is LINDA is busy in the studio recording amazing original compositions and also preparing for the live stage and performances.
2018 is the year that we will drop many original singles & videos, stay tuned and witness the tremendous growth. We appreciate the growing fanbase and support from fans around East Africa. LINDA
LINDA is best described as the best in the Production of authentic soulful Swahili music and other expressions creating an emotional connection across generations.
Check out Kuja Nami video shot by Hassan Mandevu .