American-born Kenyan singer who has gained fame through a series of successful non-album singles since her debut in 2010. She also made her acting debut in the drama 7 Inch Curve.
She began singing at nine and by sixteen was performing in church choirs and writing songs for others.
A feminist activist, she has spoken as an ambassador for the ONE Campaign.
Her parents were members of the clergy and she has two older brothers. Some of her childhood was spent in Benin City, Nigeria while her parents did missionary work.