Loise Kim Biography
Loise Kim full names are Loise Njeri Githuku is a Kenyan gospel musician whose most songs are in vernacular ‘Kikuyu’. She is an award-winning artist and was the winner of Groove Awards- Female Artiste of the year.
Loise Kim Education background
Loise Kim studied at Lower Kabete Primary School then went to Muslim Girls and finally went to Temple College.
Loise Kim Family
She was the first born in a family of eight. Her parents are David Githuku and Pastor Felistus Njambi. Loise Kim has two children.
Loise Kim Age
Loise is in her late thirties but more of her accurate age shall be updated to you my reader. She hails from Wangige in Kikuyu and her uncle Daniel Gichuhi who is also a singer was responsible for kicking her career off. The sultry Kikuyu gospel singer made a hit out of her first album which spread around the country like wildfire earning her instant fame.
Loise Kim Marriage
Loise Kim has shed light about her marriage an issue that has been shrouded in controversy since she released a song that was speculated to have been about separation with her spouse. Loise was speaking during an interview with Kikuyu Diaspora television where she recounted the process of how she began her music career.
Loise Kim song “Wendo wa Kiambiriria” which can be loosely translated to the “first love” became the most popular and also opened a can of worms regarding her marriage. She narrated how her marriage came apart after just seven months of being together said she sang the song because of the state of her relationship.
“When I was singing that song I was bitter about my marriage, we went our separate ways because we let the devil come between us ,after he left we used to exchange bitter words which made things worse,” she said.
She, however, reveals that there are no tactics to a hit song, “its God’s favor, I didn’t know it would be a hit song yet this was my first time to record. You ding and hope God favors your song” she said.
Loise Kim Divorce | Husband
Loise Kim and her husband who have two adult children have since divorced a predicament she says she has moved on from and continued to live her life happily. “I let go of everything and decided to live my life and my ministry”.
Loise Kim Musical Career
At 38, she has tried a number of businesses, including the hitherto chaotic matatu sector. She left it in 2005. A year later, Kim identified her singing talent: “At their chama (an informal business grouping) they decided in 2006 to compose songs for every meeting.”Her first song, Munjiari, was an instant success.
She composed the song the event. Their group used to visit the parents and that is how her first song was called Munjiari (Kikuyu for the parent) came to be.
The tune was so successful that when she sang it to fellow women, they all cried.”Kim operates on a tight schedule since her diary is fully booked for performances that include business tours by firms promoting products.
She made up to Sh80,000 a week from Munjiari album in the first couple of weeks or so before pirates caught up with her. Pirates rob both the artists and the consumer who is served poor quality music camouflaged at cheaper prices. While an original CD costs Sh250 at accredited shops, pirates are selling a low-quality copy at between Sh50 and Sh60.
Loise Kim Awards
She has bagged a number of awards including the Mwafaka Artist of the Year award. Quality work is the hallmark of success in the music industry, she tells budding musicians.
Having tried her hands on so many things before settling on singing, her source of strength is the passion that keeps her going.“Music is easily the best thing I have ever done.” It was an escape from the life of struggles, she says, her face lighting up with satisfaction.
Loise Kim Songs – Loise Kim Kikuyu Gospel Songs
- Queen Official
- Nduguikara Hemaini
- Ndukahituke Official
- Wendon wa kiambiriria
- Wendo waku
- Dara Nie Official
- Ndigiuga Ndundathimite
- Tiga Ni Ngai Official
- Utuku Uyu
- Kwina Hinya Official
- Ndi Haha
For the discovery and download of her songs , some of the best sites to visit include:
- Apple Music
- you tube Loise Kim songs
Loise Kim Foundation
The loise Kim foundation is a Registered Christian Charity Organization based here in Nairobi, Kenya. It was founded by a renowned Kenyan Gospel Artist Loise Kim with an Aim of supporting Children homes, Destitute children and Children with disabilities.
We strive to raise funds through Corporate & individual Sponsor ships, Music Concerts, Road Shows, Music Events, Philanthropists, donors and through well-wishers.
It was founded in April 2014,and since then it has made tremendous progress in addressing key critical areas of child growth that need urgent support by closely working with institutions and individuals of good will together with the government.
Since the inception of this noble Idea, The Foundation has organized and hosted 3 Successful events in Nairobi, Kiambu and Thika Towns.
Several children homes have benefited from these events where money, food, clothing, uniforms, Assistive items for children with disabilities and other items were donated to children various homes in the two counties. We wish to thank all who participated in the events as by doing so they have helped us change a child’s life!
In education, they buy books, Uniforms, shoes and required stationery to assist the children who attend public schools from the children homes we work with. In the youth empowerment they monitor the education of these children.
Loise Kim Politics
She has expressed interest in politics in 2017 in Kiambu County.