Lady Zani of the Ndoowa fame made her debut at the UNAA Denver Convention!

Posted September 21, 2011 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Featured ~ 4,470 views


Lady Zani graced the UNAA Denver Convention stage as one of the Entertainment headliners, with flare and confidence, backed by two talented dancers, all dressed to impress. She sings with passion and goes by the name ZANI short for Suzanne.

Zani is an Artist/Singer, actress and model born in Uganda based in Holly Wood California USA. She began singing at the age of eight performing in schools, youth centers and church choirs her desire to be a performer at such an early age was inspired by her older brother the internationally well known artist Africa’s King of Dance Hall and Hip Hop Shanks Gumaras.[Shanks Vivi D]

Her big break came in 1995 when the late Amigo Wawawa and Amos Agaba of {Schweppes Uganda} invited her to join the world famous band, the Waka Waka band. It was there after she recorded and released her new singles Sam tonjiwanga and Charles Yimilila awo which burned up the local charts and turned her into an over night star.

Her success continued with the release of her second hit album Nakoowa in 1997; by this time Basemera had risen so High that she was asked to headline the weekly star night special four times a week at the prestigious five stars Sheraton Hotel Kampala. That’s where the visiting producer and talent Agent Thomas Posa saw her perform and was incredibly amazed by her talent. He decided to include her on his team and took her all the way back to the United States so he could mentor her into something better and bigger, needless to say that the experiment was wildly successful beyond any stretch of her imagination.

In the US she worked with several producers and shared stages with so many artists including Jonathan Battler, Jimmy jean Louis, Janet Jackson, Nelly, Shanks Gumaras, Robert Roth, Fally Ipupa, King Nat Jr, Ogopa Dee jays, Jerry Jackson, Andre Manga, Nguma Lokito, Wikilo, Monitor, Lokassa Yambogo, Longombas , Shanks Jr, Sam vod, Mayamba Mayinga, Vivian Ndouro, Afrigo band, Steve Jean, Aida onyango,Tim kizito, Mbou Gabs, Trent Jackson,,Thump. e.t.c ..

She has also appeared in a number of films like Indie sleeper, hit back yard and many more.
Her Modeling work appears in Music Videos, T.V shows,T.V Commercials, and play cover girl, The immigrant magazine, African vibes, trends magazine.

Zani’s amazing repertoire boosts a variety of Music styles including Hip Hop, R&B, African Jazz, Dance Hall, Reggae, Soukous, Socca, Raggaeton, Zouk, lets call her a WORLD BEAT Artist this triple threat has a lot to offer she got all you need in an artist.

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UNAA Times brings you photo highlights from Zani’s UNAA Denver performance

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