Meet The fast rising Ugandan Princess of music, Lydia Jazmine

Meet The fast rising Ugandan Princess of music, Lydia Jazmine

Diva Lydia Jazmine is fast becoming the queen of music in Uganda, we can confirm. Lydia’s collabo with Geosteady titled ‘Same Way’ was part of her rise to music fame. She has become the darling to many winning a number of music fans across the country. Her fascinating dress code has also added to her rise to fame. She is always donning hot pants and bikini which attracts many fans especially male.

Who is Lydia Jazmine?

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She was born Lydia Nabawanuka in Mukono, in 1991. Lydia attended “Victoria Nile School” for her elementary school. She then transferred to Saint Mary’s School Namaliga, in Kimenyedde sub-county, Mukono District.

She completed high school at Cityland College in Matugga, Wakiso District. In February 2016, she graduated from Multitech Business School in Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city, with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management degree.


She started singing in high school, after she joined the school choir. Later she joined the church choir at the “Passover Harvest Centre” and at Watoto Church. When she graduated from high school, she joined a band called Gertnum, where she sang background vocals.

Later, the music group Radio and Weasel signed Lydia to a contract as a back-up singer. She is the back-up vocalist on the songs (a) Ntunga and Breath Away. She later performed background vocal lyrics for Bebe Cool and Sheebah Karungi. Her first single was a duet with Rabadaba called You Know, released circa 2014.

In 2017, Lydia Jazmine was selected to participate in “Coke Studio Africa 2017”, to represent Uganda, for the second consecutive year. This time she was paired with Mozambican songstress, Liloca and assigned to South African music producer Sketchy Bongo.

This annual event, sponsored by Coca-Cola, is a non-competitive music show that brings together diverse musicians on the Continent, to work collaboratively with experienced local and intentional musicians and music producers.

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