Vanessa Hau Mdee popularly known by the stage name Vanessa Mdee is a prolific singer , songwriter and performer in Tazania. Her genre of music is upgraded Afro-pop with a little mix of Bongo Flava. She performs her songs in her native language mixed with English. Vanessa Mdee is also a young activist and humanitarian this is seen in her work with top Non-governmental organization
Vanessa Mdee was born in the late 80’s in Tanzania and she started her career as a presenter on major TV channels. Most of her music inspiration later came from her relating through other artiste during interviews and covering major shows. She became familiar with other cultures and way of life after growing up in New York, Nairobi, Paris and Arusha. The artist who combines intelligence with her music school is also know to have a Law degree from the university. Vanessa Mdee is currently rumored to be in a hot sizzling relationship with Nigeria/American born singer, Rotimi.
Vanessa Mdee got her major breakthrough when she got signed into Universal Music group. Which was after she churned out the single “Nobody but me” teaming up with South African rap artist KO. She has since this debut being able to stay relevant In the Tanzanian music scene while also performing on major stage with top Tanzanian artiste and other artiste all across Africa.
Vanessa Mdee has been able to release smashing single hit like Nobody but you featuring K.O, Bounce, Cash madame, Bambino teaming up with Nigerian singer Reekado banks. She also released a 16 track studio album that was able to achieve the sold out status and is still selling fast out in Tanzania.
Vanessa Mdee has gone on to win herself various award recognition not only for music but also for her humanitarian act. The artiste has also gotten herself various endorsements from top brands in Tanzanian and across Africa. She has been able to perform on many international stage and also getting nomination from International awards. She has successfully worked with top artists from other African countries and has since gone international.
Vanessa Mdee’s Net worth can be estimated at 70 million US dollars. This is calculated from her salary from her record label, the sale of her studio album, the payments for shows/gigs, payment from endorsement deals and money from Property/ investments owned by her. The artiste has done so well for herself financially and is one of the most influential artiste in Tanzania. Here are the best songs by Vanessa Mdee.
1. BADO FEATURING RAYVANNY
2. THAT’S FOR ME FEATURING DISTRUCTION BOIZ, DJ TIRA AND PRINCE BULO
3. NOBODY BUT ME FEATURING K.O.
4. NEVER EVER
6. BAMBINO FEATURING REEKADO BANKZ
7. CASH MADAME
8. JUU FEATURING JUX
Vanessa Mdee has proven herself to be an act who can move from one profession or genre to another. With awards won and the influences she has on the Tanzanian music scene there is definitely no stopping her.
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