Victoria Kimani - Biography
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Victoria Kimani Biography
Victoria Kimani, born in LA, originally from Kenya....started writing, recording and performing at 16, Lived in Nigeria her high school years, and Moved back to Nairobi, Kenya at 17...since then, she has been back and forth between LA, ATL, NY and London working with top artists and producers, perfecting and developing her musical and visual craft as well as writing for all sorts of signed artists around the world.
In 2009 she joined a duo called Club Embassy and signed to Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest, released a mixtape called Diplomatic Immunity hosted by 50 cent's DJ Whoo Kid, it got over 250,000 downloads and created a lot of Industry buzz...In mid 2010 the duo split and began working on solo projects.
Victoria has collabo’d with Ron Browz, Maino, Jadakiss, Dj green Lantern, Busta Rhymes, Mario Winans, Cassie, Lloyd, A.I (Japanese superstar), Chris Brown, Diggy Simmons, Timati (Russian superstar) , Timbaland, White Nerd, Andy Chatterly, Pete "Boxta" Martin, Devyne Stevens,Konvict Music, Space Cowboy, Dawaun Parker, Diane Warren, Bamboo, Kimya, and countless other Producers and Artists worldide.
Her first Single and music video since signing to Africa's most prestigious and cross over record labels, Chocolate City was called "M'TOTO" and it is tearing up airwaves and clubs across Africa and the UK. Her Second single and music video "Oya" feat. MI was the first Kenyan video to be premiered on VEVO.
She was nominated for two Channel O Awards for both singles and Performed on Africa's Largest Live Award show as well.
Victoria has released her Mixtape "Queen Victoria " available for free download NOW! And has recently been involved in the ONE Do Agric Campaign, as an Ambassador for Agriculture in Africa, collaborating with 20 other Artists on the continent, including Dbanj, Femi Kuti, Diamond and Fally Ipupa to name a few. Victoria's Latest release is her directorial Music Video debut "WHOA" ( East African Remix) feat. Tanzania's Hip Hop Legend, AY & Kenya's Big Brother finalist PREZZO.