Afro-Soul Singer Wezi
AFRO-SOUL singer Wezi launched her debut solo project is called "Uhai" at the Alliance Francaise.The theme of the event was Uhai (Freedom in Swahili) and the songbird show cased tracks from her new mini-album.The fans were treated to her wonderfull soulful voice and performances by Maureen Lilanda, Cleo Ice Queen, Jay Rox and Wilz.Wezi's full names are Victoria Wezi Mhone.Born on 25th May 1992 and raised in Ndola, Zambia.Her father is the Late Apostal Simon Mhone and mother Pastor Royce Chanje Banda who is currently living in Lusaka city.Wezi has four siblings was encouraged to sing when she was 7 years old.At a tender age she was already singing for family members and school functions.
Wezi started writing poems and own songs when she was 11 Years Old. During her primary school,she was the Leader of a singing group in a club called "scripture union". She continued her journey in music completing her secondary education."Ambuya" was her first big hit produced by T-Sean.
With her smooth angelic voice and song writing skills she went on composed a number of Afro-soul tracks.These included "Tichitenji","Planga na Nsimbi" and others.Her duet with rapper Willz produced the mega and award winning hit "Toliwe".She has since collaborated with a host of Zambian artists namely Marky 2,Cleo Ice Queen and General Ozzy on the song "Pamodzi".Wezi has established herself as musical icon in Zambia and more is expected from her buzzing solo career.