Pine Creek Records announced the official signing of Amani Gracious, the melodious 13-year-old from Githurai that took Kenya and the world by storm with her viral video of her cover of ‘Girl on fire’ by Alicia Keys, on Friday.
The young songstress will go by the stage name ‘Amani G’ and is set to shoot a video for her first single ‘Sitasahau.’ The 13-year-old songstress will benefit from the two-year-deal with a minimum pay of Ksh. 2.5 Million with no limit on the upside. With her being a minor she cannot sign a work contract and will therefore benefit from a trust that is set up by her mother, Christine Ambuso, and Peter Nduati. Pine Creek Records has also taken care of her general upkeep that includes school fees, healthcare, housing, food, clothing and security.
Who Is Amani G
Amani Gracious is from a humble background and was raised by her single mother since her father abandoned them at a tender age of 6. Her mother has been by her side and has helped her cope and get through her new found fame. The labels main focus is completion of her EP and enabling Amani to complete her Standard 8 studies. The label will then secure a good High School for her as they work on completion of her album.
Pine Creek Records was founded 10 years ago as an artist management company. Pine Creek has handled well known artists such as Mr. Lenny, Atemi, Anto-Neo Soul and Wendy Kimani. The label has recently signed Mankind before Amani G. Pine Creek Records intends to get support from more brands on her journey in order to amplify and see her reach fantastic heights.