Bearing various titles which come with her possession of many talents, Valentine Zikki known by her stage name as Zikki is songmaker, actor, performer and a poet.
Armed with a guitar and powerful voice, Zikki tells stories by fusing African and modern influences. Zikki tells stories of everyday life through her music in an eclectic mix which she calls Urban Fusion, sampling influences from Afro-soul, Electronica, Zouk and Nusoul.
Her compilation EP entitled “Get it” was released in January 2015, with her second EP “The Camouflage Sessions” produced by EA Wave’s Jinku still in the kitchen, a subsequent tour and collaborations lines up as well.
As a musician Zikki’s experience with live stage performances has come along way, seeing he said grace the stage and entertain at Women’s World March 2017, Sondeka Festival, Safaricom Live, PAWA Festival, Storymoja Festival, Thursday Nite Live! @ Choices, Godown Gig, Sanaa Fusion, Kinanda Festival and many more.
Sample some of her music below.
“Ndoto” by Zikki.
“Fly Away” by Zikki.
“Get It” by Zikki.