Born Phyllis Mwihaki, Phy is no stranger to the limelight.
Known for her headscarf and her soothing voice, this 24-year-old has amassed a legion of fans since winning the talent search Maisha Superstar in 2015. Dropping her latest track “Siwezani” in September 2017, she has been out promoting the track. Though the star is small in stature, it seems that she is headed for great success, and everyone is taking notice. Currently performing in Russia at the 10th World Festival of Youth and Students, Phy is set to share the stage with international acts like One Republic and French novelist Frédéric Beigbeder.The event that began on the 15th with Russian President Vladamir Putin opening the event, is set to close on the 22nd of October 2017. Phy who shared her excitement on social media is set to rock the stage with a full Kenyan band including guitar maestro Kato Change.
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Got to Russia 3 flights later ,thank you for the well wishes. So this is my stage tonight at The Olympic Arena @wfys2017 . @onerepublic performed here yesterday so no pressure at all. To see the behind the scenes check in on my instagram stories for the day. The squad is lit @thechangekato @xvmcd @tito_monako @thetimwork #wfys2017 #sochi #wyfs #russia
Recently featured on Jamuhuri Live Sessions on the 2nd of October, the Kenyan beauty stunned with her rendition of Omarion’s mega-hit ” Distance.” The track that has a distinct afro beat accompanied by memorable lyrics, was well covered by Phy’s smooth and mellow tone.
Watch the video below to see the full performance.
Did she kill it or nah?