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
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]


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


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)

2020 "Hakuna Kulala"





"Ashua"(feat. Mbosso)

"Mauzauza"(feat. Khadija Kopa)

I Am Zuchu EP
"Tanzania ya Sasa"



"Nobody" (feat. Joe Boy)

''Number One'' (Feat. Rayvanny)


  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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