Zuchu

Zuchu
Birth nameZuhura Othman Soud
Also known asZuchu
Born (1993-11-22) 22 November 1993 (age 27)
Zanzibar, Tanzania
GenresBongo flava, afro-pop, RnB
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, dancer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2020–present
LabelsWCB Wasafi
Associated acts

Zuhura Othman Soud (born 22 November 1993[1]), better known by her stage name Zuchu, is a Tanzanian singer[2] and songwriter signed to WCB Wasafi record label.[3][4] She was awarded the Silver Plaque Button by YouTube for hitting 100,000 subscribers within a week.[5] She became the first East African female artist to reach that milestone within a week. She also became the first East African female artist to reach 1 million subscribers on YouTube 11 months later. [6][7] In 2020 Zuchu was named by AFRIMMA as the winner of the Emerging Artist Award.[8]

Personal life

Zuchu comes from a musical family and background. She is a daughter of the revered female Taarab musician Khadija Kopa.[9][10] Zuchu started singing at a tender age and later collaborated with her mother Khadija Kopa on a song titled Mauzauza from her debut EP titled I am Zuchu EP.[11] Among her first appearances as a musician to the public date back to 2015 in the first edition of TECNO OWN THE STAGE in Lagos, Nigeria.[12]

Discography

Zuchu - made her official entrance into the music industry in April 2020[13] and so far has one EP Album.

Albums

Zuchu released her debut EP album I Am Zuchu in 2020, with a total of 7 songs.[14]

  • 2020: I Am Zuchu

Singles and collaborations

Year Title Album
2021 "Sukari"
2020 "Cheche" (feat. Diamond Platnumz)

"Litawachoma" (feat. Diamond Platnumz)

Side2side
2020 "Hakuna Kulala"

"Nisamehe"

"Kwaru"

"Wana"

"Raha"

"Ashua"(feat. Mbosso)

"Mauzauza"(feat. Khadija Kopa)

I Am Zuchu EP
2020
"Tanzania ya Sasa"

"Shangilia"

"Hasara"

"Nobody" (feat. Joe Boy)

''Number One'' (Feat. Rayvanny)

References

  1. ^ "Zuchu – YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Zuchu Bio – Age, Career, Education, Songs, WCB, Boyfriend, Net Worth". www.eafeed.com. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Zuchu is the new face on Diamond's record label WCB". The Citizen. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Zuchu set to rise under the auspices of Diamond Platnumz". Music in Africa. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Zuchu set to rise under the auspices of Diamond Platnumz". Music in Africa. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  6. ^ Muli, Davis. "We have reached 1M subscribers on YouTube I can't thank you enough, Zuchu - Entertainment News". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  7. ^ "WCB's Zuchu makes history as she becomes first female artiste in East Africa to hit 1 Million subscribers". Pulse Live Kenya. 27 March 2021. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  8. ^ "Check out full list of winners at the 2020 AFRIMMA Awards". Pulse Live Kenya. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Diamond's new signee Zuchu features her mum, legendary Khadija Kopa, in new song days after joining WCB". TUKO. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  10. ^ "Kati ya wasanii hawa mmoja atajiunga WCB". Mwananchi. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  11. ^ "ZUCHU – Biography – Age, Family, Early life, Record Label, Music, Net Worth". Daily4mative. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  12. ^ EP4 Zouchu Performance, retrieved 14 March 2021
  13. ^ "Why WCB's new signee Zuchu is a force to reckon with as she unveils her EP 'I am Zuchu'". Pulselive. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  14. ^ "Zuchu: I Am Zuchu". deezer.com.

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