Wanja is a 21 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, Adele and Corinne Bailey-Rae alongside an extensive exposure to Indie/Folk and jazz music.
In 2014 she released her first EP which includes 5 songs of varying genres, all exploring the different sides of her unique musicianship, cultural influences and vocals.
In February this year she released a new tropical summer single ‘Counting’ and an accompanying music video.
She is currently completing a Music major at The University of Sydney and continues to gig and work on her original compositions