Sunday, 27 January 2013

Rising Star: Vanessa Mdee takes music industry by storm.

But when she decided to launch her first single of her musical career, “Closer”, Vanessa’s velvet voice caught people by surprise. Her fresh, unique and fast-rising talent, on top of a catchy tune created by popular Tanzanian producers Hermy B and Pancho Latino was sure to make people dance and sing along.

Having super musicians like AY, Chidi Benz and Nakaaya on their list of credits, Hermy B and Pancho Latino are well respected producers in the country. This trio of excellence, Hermy B, Pancho and Vanessa finally decided to unleash the track, which has been on the shelf for two years, to bring you the best in what Vee describes as “a fusion of afro pop, soul, RnB and Hip Pop (not Hop).”

The debut took place at the trendy Java Lounge in Masaki, Dar Es Salaam, giving Tanzanians music lovers a unique flavor in the music industry. “Closer” has taken Tanzania by storm as it was proved in a private listening session at the teams Kawe studio attended by close friends and relatives, allowing them to get an insight into what the reaction would be from the outside world. Needless to say, it was a complete and immense success.

Since the release, approximately two weeks ago,”Closer” has gone viral on all social media networks including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and more. With this just being the start, we are sure to hear and see more from Vanessa, who is also a Choice FM presenter, MTV VJ, Epiq BSS 2012 host and so much more on her credit.

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