Wezi | Biography
Wezi full name is Victoria Wezi Mhone, She was born on 25th May 1992. Born and raised in Ndola, Zambia. Her Father is the Late Apostle Simon Mhone and her mother is Pastor Royce Chanje Banda who is currently living in Lusaka city.
Her parents encouraged her to sing and by the time she was 7 years old, she had already sung for family members, schoolmates, and teachers. She started writing poems and her own songs at the age of 11. In primary school, she was the leader of a singing group in a club called “scripture union”. Then throughout the junior and senior secondary, she sang In Front Of 700 pupils during presentations she was part of.
“ I Had This Thing Inside Me Saying “I can make a difference with my songs”
Only God is My Ultimate Inspiration; Out Of My Days (Good or bad) I Write A New Song.”
Professionally, she started music in 2012. She is a proud Christian. She’s currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the school of humanities at the University of Zambia; She has dreams of one day becoming a renowned brand in Africa and around the world, combining knowledge in social sciences and musical skills to inspire different people from all walks of life.
Wezi launched her first music compilation title ‘Uhai’ on 30th January 2016. Leading songs Nyimbo Zako, Chi Daddy, Translate (ZoneFam cover), Nthenda, and Ambuya feature on it. She has done a number of collaborations with fellow artists; Jay Rox, Cleo Ice Queen, General Ozzy, Maureen Lilanda to name a few. She has also shared the stage with British song-bird Joss Stone and South Africa diva, Zaraha. Wezi won her first major award when was awarded the Best Upcoming/New Artist at the Zambian Music Awards in April 2016. Her debut LP Album is slated for 2016.