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Mercy Masika Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Family, News

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Mercy Masika is a Kenyan gospel singer, songwriter, composer and recording and performing artist who was born on 26th April 1983. She is also the worship leader at Jubilee Christian Church (JCC). Mercy Masika’s music is entirely derived from the word of God and inspired by the Holy Spirit.

Education

Mercy Masika had top change schools in primary because her parents were always on the move due to job demands. However, they finally settled in Machakos, and the singer got her education. She started out at Kamuthatha Girls Primary School in Embu before joining Machakos Primary. She later swapped the latter for Masii Township in Machakos and got her O levels at Machakos High School.

After her high school education, Mercy Masika joined Daystar University where she pursued a degree in education. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in community development in the same university while working on her sixth studio album. Mercy Masika might have made her name after completing her university education, but she already had two albums before the campus.

Net Worth

Mercy is estimated to have pocketed kes35 million in 2017 in Skiza tunes alone, the singer was also named the brand ambassador of Ariel in East Africa in a deal estimated at about kes 10 million.  The soft-spoken award-winning Gospel musician also pockets not less than kes 300,000 per show, all these factors considered we estimate Mercy Masika’s net Worth at $1 million dollars.

Tribe

Mercy Masika is a Kamba and was born and raised in Machakos.

Background

Mercy speaks of her gift matter-of-factly, pointing out that she has always known that God called her to be a singer. She credits her early interest in music to her parents, especially her mother, Agnes Masika, herself a singer. Agnes was the face of the KBC program of yore, Sing And Shine. Through this involvement, Mercy and her siblings were introduced early to shows like Joy Bringers, where they performed severally.

It was, therefore, no surprise when in class 6, Mercy insisted on producing her first album, Nobody Like Jesus. It featured her mother and Hellen Mwale. Driven by this feat, Mercy went ahead to form a singing group the next year, and with it came a platform for preaching and presenting her singing talent to the world around her. This would continue into high school, and culminate with the release of her second record, Roses Will Bloom Again. This one featured and was produced by Reuben Kigame.

But it was not until she joined Daystar University in 2002 that her gift as a worship artist really began to grow, buttressed by the abundance of opportunity and talent in the school. This year saw her meet up with producer Robert “R Kay” Kamanzi for the production of the album that propelled her to national limelight, Wendo Waku. Done largely in Swahili and her native Kamba, the album was quite a challenge for Mercy. She says:

“It was a new experience for me, having to write most of the songs myself. Apart from that, the songs were born out of personal experiences – I find it hard to sing about something I don’t feel.”

That album contained hits such as the catchy Kamba tune, Amukomete and that stellar repentance song, Nisamehe. Wendo Waku also served to propel Mercy onto the Gospel scene as a credible worship artist with a distinct Kenyan identity.

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Music Career

Disarmingly shy and soft-spoken but powerfully gifted vocally, Mercy Masika is no ordinary lady. Her music is entirely derived from the word of God and inspired by the Holy Spirit. Mercy has kept her focus on the calling and Ministry bestowed upon her. She has recorded five studio albums and is currently working on her sixth. Mercy Masika released her debut album, Nobody Like Jesus, at 12 years of age and had formed a music group by the time she was 13. Her sophomore album followed in form one, and she was appointed choir director for Machakos Girls High School.

Mercy Masika Accident

Award-winning gospel singer Mercy Masika was in 2016 involved in a road accident along Thika Super Highway after a truck rammed her saloon car from behind. Mercy was rushed to Aga Khan hospital where she was treated and discharged. She did not sustain any serious injuries.

Mercy Masika Husband

Mercy Masika met David Tim Muguro in 2007 at a wedding reception in Lang’ata where she was performing and David was a videographer at the same event. After a year of dating, the couple got married in 2008. It is true when she sings that; “I can’t help but sing about the goodness of the Lord in my life” because Mercy Masika is blessed with a beautiful family and a happy marriage. David doubles up as Masika’s manager when it comes to matters concerning her music business.

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Children

The couple is blessed with two kids, daughter Ranise Muguro and son, Tevita Muguro. So, the next time you hear her song Mwema, this is the living testimony she sings of.

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Mercy Masika Awards

  1. 2013-2014 – PARTNER, manager, and ambassador for CIM.
  2.  Groove awards –Artist of the year & Female artist of the year 2008
  3. Nominations for skiza tune of the year- 2010
  4. The singer theme song for Dance for life AIDS program by ACTION AID
  5. Music Mentorship program 2012 to date
  6. Nominated groove song of the year –{Mwema}-2015
  7. Winner mwafaka awards-song of the year -2015 (Mwema)
  8. Listed Top ten Artist by Mdundo.Com-2015

Wedding

Mercy met her husband in a wedding reception in Lang’ata where she was performing and David was a videographer at the same event in 2007. They wedded in 2008 at Lenana Boys High School in Nairobi. She still performs at weddings and special ceremonies upon invitation.

Hairstyle

Modern women live in a world where perm, relaxers, wigs, and weaves dominate the kind of hairstyle they wear. Lupita Nyong’o, Viola Davis and other women of color have been applauded for being bold enough to grace various red carpet events with their natural locks. In East Africa, the top Kenyan female gospel artist and a celebrity that has been able to maintain a unique, consistent hairstyle with a natural touch over the years is Mercy Masika.

Mercy Masika Songs

  • Amukomete
  • He never lie
  • Milele
  • Wastahili
  • Upendo
  • Nikupendeze
  • Huyu Yesu
  • Nisamehe
  • This Life
  • Umeinuliwa
  • Yeye Ni Mungu
  • Nakupa Yote
  • Mtakatifu
  • Emmanuel
  • Mwema
  • Shule yako
  • Muite yesu
  • Wastahili
  • Huyu yesu ft Angel Benard

Mercy Masika Contacts

Email: info@mercymasika.com
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 723 550 250

Interesting Facts About Mercy Masika

  1. Mercy Masika attended Machakos Girls High School before joining Daystar University in 2002. Currently, she is pursuing MBA In community development at Daystar University.
  2. Mercy Masika speaks of her gift matter-of-factly, pointing out that she has always known that God called her to be a singer. She credits her early interest in music to her parents, especially her mother, Agnes Masika, herself a singer.
  3. Agnes was the face of that KBC program of yore, Sing And Shine. Through this involvement, Mercy and her siblings were introduced early to shows like Joy Bringers, where they performed severally.
  4. Since 1994 to date, Mercy Masika has 5 albums under her sleeve
  5. Mercy Masika released her debut album at twelve years of age and had formed a music group at thirteen.
  6. Her sophomore album followed in form one, and she was appointed choir director for Machakos Girls High School.
  7. Mercy Masika is married to David Tim Muguro and blessed with two children.
  8. Mercy Masika has won the following awards- in she won the 2013-2014 – PARTNER manager and ambassador for CIM Likewise also won 2 Groove Awards –Artist of the year & Female artist of the year 2008 followed by Nominations for skiza tune of the year- 2010
  9. Her best quote- “I believe that Africa has a lot to offer to the world. I want to hear songs of praise rise out of Africa. I want a voice of praise and worship in this land. I want to be Africa’s own Martha Munizzi.

Mercy Masika Mwema Lyrics

Ohh wooih mmh
Wako mwana ukamtuma, duniani,
Kisa na maana, nipate uzima, jamani
Wako mwana ukamtuma, duniani,
Kisa na maana, nipate uzima, jamani
Ishaara kwamba unanipenda zaidi,
Hivo nishaelewa, sifa nitakupa zaidi,
Ishaara kwamba unanipenda zaidi,
Hivo nishaelewa, sifa nitakupa zaidi,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Umekuwa mwema kwangu,
Umenitoa gizani, nilipokuwa nimeshikwa mateka,
Ukanipa tumaini, kwako nikajificha,
Sasa nitakupa nini, iwe sawa na yale umetenda,
Hakuna ila moyoni, sifa nitakuimbia,
Ilikugharimu, msalabani unifie,
Hivo inanibidi, sifa nikuimbie,
Wema wako niseme, ili na wengine wakujue,
Wote waungane nami, na wazee ishirini na nne,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Umekuwa mwema kwangu,
Acha niringe, umekuwa mwema kwangu,
Oh Yahweh, ooh kwangu,
Oh umenitendea, kwangu,
Acha niimbe siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Na siwezi jizuia, kusema wako wema,
Sio kama najigamba, umenitenda mema,
Siwezi jizuia

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