Meja Kunta Biography, Music Career, Awards, Relationships, and Net Worth
23 April 2020
By Paul A.
Who is Meja Kunta
Meja Kunta is a popular Tanzanian artist who sings the Singeli music genre. Meja Kunta was born in 1999 in a family of five children in Dar es Salaam. His exact date of birth is not publicly available. He was raised in a family that adheres to strict Muslim principles. Growing up, Meja Kunta was a talented footballer in his neighborhood.
Meja Kunta education
Meja Kunta went to school up to the high school level. Immediately after leaving high school, Kunta ventured into music.
Meja Kunta’s Music Career
In a past interview, Meja Kunta mentioned that being raised in a Muslim family, he enrolled in Muslim schools that taught music where he turned up to be a voice coach. He chose the Singeli genre because it was popular in his neighborhood meaning it was an easy choice for him. He began his career in school where he sang on various occasions. After impressing his friends, they pushed him to go professional and write his songs. According to Meja Kunta, after taking the Singeli music mainstream, he intends to release songs he recorded while still working as an underground artist.
Meja Kunta’s Popular songs
- Mamu Wanga
- Huna Baya
Meja Kunta Albums
Meja Kunta has not released any album to date. However, he is on record stating that he is working on an album, a first under the Singeli music genre.
Meja Kunta’s Awards
With barely two years in the music industry, Meja Kunta is yet to win any award for his music.
Meja Kunta Relationships
Meja Kunta has confirmed that he is currently dating. However, he kept information on his love life private. His girlfriend was also raised based on Swahili culture. The two currently live separately.
Meja Kunta Net Worth
Meja Kunta is among the most popular Singeli musicians in Tanzania. He has been performing in big Tanzania music festivals where he earns a good paycheck. He also earns from royalties under BASATA and YouTube. However, Kunta has not publicly announced his net worth.