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Female Artist of the Week: Femi One

Femi One is a Kenyan rapper and songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most influential female artists in East Africa. She has made a name for herself in the music industry with her unique style, confident flow, and socially conscious lyrics. Born as Wanjiku Kimani, Femi One's passion for music began at a young age, and she started her career in 2015.

Femi One began her music career in 2015 and quickly gained attention with her impressive flow and hard-hitting lyrics. Her breakthrough came in 2019 with the release of her hit single "Utawezana" featuring fellow Kenyan artist Mejja. The song became an instant hit and went viral on social media, earning Femi One widespread recognition and acclaim.

Since then, Femi One has continued to release hit after hit, collaborating with some of the biggest names in the Kenyan music industry such as Kristoff, Timmy Tdat, and King Kaka. She has also expanded her reach beyond Kenya, collaborating with other African artists.

Femi One Mdundo Facts

Joined Mdundo in 2014

Number Of Downloads: Over 500 Thousand

Mdundo Rank: 121

Monthly Listeners: 10 854

Top Songs:

  • Hepi ft Mbithi x King Kaka

  • Zaga Zaga ft Mejja

  • Nyoko Nyoko Ft Xray, Mbithi, Boondocks Gang, Dj Lyta

  • Donjoo

  • Moto

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Femi One has been named one of the Mdundo Female Artist of the Week, a testament to her growing popularity and impact in the music industry. This recognition is due to her position as one of Africa's most influential female artists. As a female artist in a male-dominated industry, Femi One is also an inspiration and role model to many young women who aspire to pursue a career in music. She has been vocal about the challenges faced by women in the music industry.

In summary, Femi One is a trailblazing Kenyan rapper and songwriter who has made a significant impact in the music industry. Her powerful lyrics and socially conscious themes have earned her widespread recognition, and she continues to inspire young artists and fans alike. As we celebrate African women in music, Femi One's career serves as a reminder of the significant contributions that women are making to the music industry and beyond.


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