African Celebrities — IRENE UWOYA, SHILOLE, FANTANA, JOKATE MWGELO…
The full name of the Tanzanian singer is Zena Yusuf Mohammed. She was born in December 1987 in Igunga.
After losing her mother at a young age, she had to work and study at the same time.
Chasing her dreams, she started a music career in R&B and quickly became one of the most distinguished female artists of Tanzania.
Not only was she nominated several times at KTMA with her songs Namchukua, Paka La Bar, and Lawama, but she was also the first Tanzanian female artist to reach 1 million followers on Instagram.
Her success also attracted other artists like Mr Camera and Selebobo who collaborated with her.
Francine Nyanko Koffi was born on 3rd July 1997 in Enzema- Ghana.
She moved to the States with her family at a young age, where she studied business and fashion. Soon after graduation, she started following another dream, becoming a singer.
This is when she was given the nickname Fantana. Her breakthrough was when she released the single “So What” in June 2019…
Originally published at https://africancelebs.com on November 14, 2019.