Described by many as Africa’s finest stage star and vocalist, Sandra Suubi had quite a normal childhood, having being born and raised in Konge – Ggaba. She went to Greenhill Academy for Primary and Gayaza High School thereafter before joining Makerere University.
Shestarted her music career in 2011 with a girl group called Xabu under the direction of First Love. When the group split in 2015, Sandra joined the Airtel Trace Music competition which she won and went on to represent Uganda in the East African category.
In 2016, while pursuing a Master’s degree in Fine Art at the Margret Trowell school of Art, Sandra Suubi released her first two singles. Togwamu Suubi and Nsiimye went ahead to top charts on several Ugandan radio stations, the former going on to feature as the sound track for the award winning film Veronica’s Wish in 2018.
She released her first EP, Anthem of Life on May 2018 with songs like Onjagande nyo, Kingdom come,Heaven, Jangu Tuzine and held her maiden concert on May 13 and 17,2018. All the songs off the EP have got massive airplay on Uganda’s radio stations.
Today, Sandra Suubiis an award winning artiste with a voice so powerful it will open a closed ear,and yet so gentle it melts souls. She is a musical powerhouse with distinctive melodious vocals. She is a versatile songbird, a live performer who has experimented with different genres.
Faya, her most recent release is a hit banger that has already proved she is going on the music scene for a very long time. She’s here to stay!
Sandra Suubi has performed at major events including; Praise Fest Kampala,PhatFest, Kampala City Festival, Christmas in Kampala, Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards, Blankets and Wine, Qwela Junction, Uganda Diaspora Gala, Comedy Meets Music, Inauguration of AGR in Uganda and many others.
Along with her band, she also performs at weddings, introductions and corporate events.
When she is not in a recording studio, Sandra is a visual artist specializing in Eco-Art using recycled material (plastics) to create installations, stage back drops, jewellery and home décor.
It’s a passion through which shejoins the environmental conservation effortby reducinglitteringand pollution. She further believes the youth can use what is readily available to them to transform their lives.
She has designed stage back drops for Bayimba Festival, Blankets and wine, Akadope, Orange Moon Production and has also created installations like King of the Road, The Tower of possibilities (Ebiroto 2) and The Headphones (Ebiroto 2)
For more on Sandra Suubi’s work and upcoming performances, visitwww.sandrasuubi.com or search Sandra Suubi on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.