Musician: Miss Jojo

Miss Jojo, born Josiane Uwineza, also known as Iman Uwineza, is a Rwandan R&Bsinger. Her music blends R&B and traditional Rwandan musical elements.

Miss Jojo, born Josiane Uwineza, also known as Iman Uwineza, is a Rwandan R&Bsinger. Her music blends R&B and traditional Rwandan musical elements.

Uwineza launched her singing career after winning the 2007 Rector Excellence Award in the category of “Best Female Artiste” at the National University of Rwanda where she was completing a Bachelor’s Degree in English.

Miss Jojo released her debut album, Genesis, the following year. This was followed by the release of her second album, Woman, in 2012. Born in Bugesera District in 1983, Uwineza enjoyed singing and dancing as a child and her parents encouraged her to develop her talent. In 2008 Uwineza won the Pearl of Africa Music Award in Uganda in the category of “Best Rwandan Female Artist”.

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