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Bio: One of the finest soul artists from East Africa, Atemi Oyungu began singing at the age of 10. She first made her mark in the music scene with the all-girl group, Intu. In 2003 Atemi joined Kenyan sensation, Eric Wanaina, as an assistant vocal harmony provider for his band. Together with Eric and ...See Full Bio
Atemi Oyungu has a show on 2014-08-27 at 19:00 @ The Carnivore - Simba Salon in Nairobi http://www.reverbnation.com/q/50lz7l #concert
“Atemi Oyungu signed up by Gatwitch Records A UK-based record label with presence in Kenya and Sudan, Gatwitch Records, has taken up neo-soul and Afro-fusion artist, Atemi Oyungu under its wings. Atemi began singing at the age of ten, before stepping onto the scene via an all-girl group INTU. In 2003 Atemi joined Kenyan sensation, Eric Wanaina, as an assistant vocal harmony provider for his band. She has been hosting an all-Africa TV show, Africa Rising, since 2009. Atemi released her first single, “Happy”, in 2004; and in 2008 launched her debut album, “Hatimaye”. The musician collaborated with Nyatichi Nyasani and a Ugandan sensation, Kawesa, and “I need to Know”, a song for a UNFPA project supporting sex education for children in schools. Another collabo, “Earth Song”, was with Kenyan musician, Nikki, for a UNDP project to clean the Nairobi River. A mix of neo-soul and Afro fusion, Atemi’s sound has been described as that of “Miriam Makeba meeting Jill Scott.”
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