Celebrity Watch: Gaby

Gaby Irene Kamanzi, popularly known as Gaby, is one of Rwanda’s prominent gospel artists.  The 30-year-old started singing in 1999, in the Restoration Church Choir, where she fellowshipped. She only became popular in the music industry in 2003 after appearing in Aime Uwimana’s, “Mbeshejweho n’Urukundo” song.

Gaby Irene Kamanzi, popularly known as Gaby, is one of Rwanda’s prominent gospel artists.  

The 30-year-old started singing in 1999, in the Restoration Church Choir, where she fellowshipped. She only became popular in the music industry in 2003 after appearing in Aime Uwimana’s, “Mbeshejweho n’Urukundo” song.

The 2009 monster hit, “Amahoro” marked the ceiling of Gaby’s success, making top song on several charts around town, including the secular ones. She however slowed down after that year, though she never ceased to excite fans at a number of local gigs.

She also became part of “The Sisters” a gospel music group that includes respected gospel singers like Aline Gahongayire and Tonzi. She is still with the group that has also lately gone silent.

Gaby has only three hit solo singles, but she has managed to command an ample fan base—wider than some artists who have albums on the market. Folks attribute this to her good sense of humor and friendliness.

In her private life, Gabby is still single.

She is currently finalizing her upcoming album, which she hopes to release by the end of this year. Watch this space to stay updated.
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