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Born Judith Nyambura Mwangi in 30th April 1986 in Nakuru, Kenya, Avril studied in Kenya and Uganda for her elementary school, O and A levels. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Design from the University of Nairobi’s School of Art and Design. Her claim to fame was a signing with East Africa’s power house Ogopa Deejays recording studios and released a debut single entitled ‘Mama’ later followed by hit songs Kitu Kimoja and Hakuna Yule. Avril has collaborated on a number of musical projects with artists in Kenya and East Africa as well. These projects have all been hit collaborations: Chokoza with Marya, Leo Remix with A.Y from Tanzania, Mtaani Dot Com with Mustafa, Changes with LAM from Sudan, Najivunia with Trapee….just to mention but a few.

 

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Avril also ventured into the film industry late 2011 when she made a cameo on MTV’s Shuga: Love Sex Money acting as Miss Behave. She further evolved in the film industry as her acting skills grew and got to work on a number of other projects: Mali (NTV), Noose of Gold Sn6 (DSTV’s MNET), Sumu La Penzi (DSTV’s Africa Magic Swahili).