Wanja is a 23 year old soulful singer/songwriter from Nairobi, Kenya and Sydney, Australia.
She began songwriting from the age of 13; teaching herself the guitar and the piano and practicing accompaniment and composition. Her influences include the mellow sultry sounds of Amy Winehouse, Lianne La Havas, Ella Fitzgerald, Nai Palm and Corinne Bailey-Rae alongside an extensive exposure to Indie/Folk and jazz music.
In 2014 she released her first EP ‘High Tide’ which includes 5 songs of varying genres, all exploring the different sides of her unique musicianship, cultural influences and vocals.
In February 2015 she released a tropical summer single ‘Counting‘ and an accompanying music video.She has recently completed a Music major at The University of Sydney and moved back to Nairobi to continue to work on her original compositions and pursue her other creative passions.