Victoria Kimani, born in Los Angeles, California is originally from Kenya. She started writing, recording and performing music at the age of 16. Following her high school years in Nigeria, she moved back to Nairobi for a short while, with the intention to pursue her music full time.
Although, she travelled between Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York and London working with top line artists and producers including Chris Brown and Timberland amongst others.
In 2010, she performed a cover of Ice Prince’s hit song “Oleku” and from this caught the attention of Chocolate City executives. By the end of 2012, Victoria was signed on as Chocolate City Kenya’s first lady and has since been relocated to Kenya.
Safari is swahili for “Journey” and is the perfect description to sum up Victoria’s Life through travel, things she has learned along the way, inspirations she has carried throughout her life as a child to two Traveling Missionaries into her blooming music career that takes Victoria all around the world and back.
In a search for inspiration, success, Love and a childlike longing to learn and share, Victoria finally owns her space, sound and brand and sums up who she is in one body of work that truly exudes her and her African story, her sound. Collaborating with friends from all over our beautiful Continent, join Victoria Kimani on Safari.
Victoria has unveiled the visuals to one of the tracks from her new album, dubbed “Giving You” a track that she features Ghanaian superstar rapper Sarkodie.
Watch it below and share with us your thoughts on this one in the comments box, enjoy.