Tag: Victoria Kimani

 

Victoria Kimani was born in Los AngelesCalifornia to clergy parents and she is the youngest of her two older brothers. She grew up partly in Benin City, Nigeria while her parents were there doing missionary work.

She began singing at the age of 9 until the age of 16 when she began performing alongside other church choir members as a back-up and writing songs for others.

On moving back to her mother country, Kenya, Victoria Kimani joined campus where she also did back-ups for Mercy Mara where she had to travel a lot. She later opted to drop out to fully pursue a career in music.

In 2010, she performed a remix of Ice Prince’s hit single OLEKU, and from this caught the attention of Chocolate City executives.

Victoria Kimani signed into Nigeria’s music label Chocolate City based in Kenya as the first female artist to sign into the label, where she released her first single under the label, “Mtoto”, Swahili word for Child later in March 2013.