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CHESS NTHUSI - AfroPop/Dancehall, Kenya
Chess is a young beautiful versatile talented Kenyan singer, song writer and performer. Her music, which targets females between the ages of 18 and 30yrs,speaks of the female human experience. It is music that seeks to speak to and for the masses. Music with stories to tell.
Her break into mainstream music occurred in 2011 when she signed to Kaka Empire label and recorded “Successful” with Kenyan star rapper Rabbit (now King Kaka) followed by “Haiwessmake” again with the rap music celebrity.
In 2013 Chess had the honour of working on “Celebration Of Life” a project with Prezzo. It was a very successful and it pushed Chess further up the musical ladder.
In 2014 Chess dropped her first single “I am in Love” a love song that did very well and still gets massive airplay. In 2015 Chess dropped her second solo project “Give it to you” with a new and explosive Dancehall sound. This song was picked by US Independent dance label Kult Records for an EP of house remixes that were released in June 2018.
In August 2018, Chess published another dancehall banger "No Entry" which was then followed in October by her first EP album "From The Ashes" under Legacy Unique Sounds.
Chess loves to sing, dance and help out the community. She also has a great interest in media, both TV and radio. She got a chance to be the premiere and original host of “Tujuane” on KTN but left after the first season. She also worked as a co host on NTVs “Teen Republik” and most recently on EbruAfrica’s “YConnect”.