Victoria Kimani, the Beautiful Music Artist Who Keeps Giving Us Life

October 22, 2015
Victoria Kimani is a musician who keeps giving us party banger after party banger. Remember this?
And this?
But most of us don’t really know much about the sultry singer.

She’s Kenyan by descent, American by birth and bred and buttered in Naija.

Victoria was born in Los Angeles, California. She lived in Nigeria during her secondary school years, in Benin, where her Kenyan parents were missionary pastors. She moved back to Nairobi, Kenya at 17.

Started writing, recording and performing at 16.

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She worked with top artists and producers, perfecting and developing her musical and visual craft, as well as writing for other music artists from around the world.

She was a part of the music duo called Club Embassy.

She joined the group in 2009 and signed to Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest, In mid 2010, they split up and embarked on solo careers.

She signed to MI’s record label, Chocolate City, in 2012.
She caught Chocolate City‘s attention when she uploaded her cover version of Ice Prince “Oleku” online in 2011.

Her music video “Oya” feat. MI was the first Kenyan video to premiere on VEVO.

Victoria’s music career is certainly looking up. But because of her affinity for Nigeria, Kenyans are not sure if she’s Kenyan or Nigerian or KenGerian.

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