Sanaipei Tande Biography
Sanaipei Tande was born on 22nd March 1985 in Mombasa county and later they moved to Ngong. She is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, karaoke host, radio personality and entertainer. She became famous when she won the 2004 East Africa Coca Cola Popstars Talent Search together with two other band mates.
Sanaipei Tande Education Background
Despite being admitted to study Pharmacy at the Kenya Medical Training College, she decided to defer to temporarily pursue a career in music.
When she was 16, her family relocated to Matasia near Nairobi where she transferred to St Lucy Kiriri Girls, Nairobi and cleared her high school.
Secondary school student at Aga Khan High School.
Secondary school student at Mama Ngina High school.
Primary school student at Loreto Convent Mombasa.
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Sanaipei Tande Career in the media
Thereafter she had a short stint at Capital FM. In 2007 she joined Kiss 100 and thereafter Easy FM in 2013 (now known as Nation FM), where her daily mid-morning show garnered the station’s highest listenership.
Born and raised in Mombasa, Sana attended Loreto Convent Mombasa, Mama Ngina High school and Aga Khan High School. When she was 16, her family relocated to Matasia near Nairobi where she transferred to St Lucy Kiriri Girls, Nairobi and cleared her high school. Despite being admitted to study Pharmacy at the Kenya Medical Training College, she decided to defer,to temporarily pursue a career in music.
Sanaipei Tande Career
In 2004, at 19 years of age, she joined the reality competition East Africa Coca Cola Popstars Talent Search after coaxing from her family.She and her two ‘Sema’ bandmates Kevin ‘Kev’ Waweru and Pam Waithaka emerged victorious. The trio released there debut single Leta Wimbo, and a seventeen track album, thrusting them into the limelight. Unfortunately, in 2005, the group split, after which Sana embarked on a solo career.
After the disintegration, Tande collaborated with Jua Cali , Big Pin, Madtraxx, K-Denk, Dan Aceda and Kidum, releasing a number of singles like “Najuta”, “Niwe wako”, “Kwaheri”, “Big Shot Remix”, “I am here”, “Mulika Mwizi” and “Mtoto wa Geti Kali”.In 2006, Tande joined Kiss 100 after working with Eve D’Souza on Hits not Homework on Capital FM. She also began hosting karaoke at various bars and clubs across Nairobi. She later joined Nation FM in 2013, co-presenting with Edward Kwach on the drive show. In the same year, she injected new energy into her music career, releasing “I wish”, closely followed by “Mfalme wa Mapenzi”. She then joined comedian Obinna Ike Igwe on the mid-morning show and later presented solo on the same show. In June 2014, Sana released the video for her single, Mfalme wa Mapenzi, sparking controversy due to what some describe as its “raunchy” nature. She released Ankula Huu, the video, in March 2015 and it was well received. In September 2015, she was allegedly declared redundant in spite of the fact that her mid-morning show consistently garnered the station’s highest listenership. Her termination and that of colleagues Anto Neo Soul and Ciru Muriuki was met with much uproar on Twitter, with many listeners and fans demanding their reinstatement.
Sanaipei Tande Songs
- Kwaheri with Jua Cali
- Najuta with Jua Cali
- Mulika Mwizi (Kidum ft Sana)
- Not the One (Chizi ft Sana)
- Geti Kali( feat Jua Kali)
- You (Bigpin feat Sana)
- Mfalme wa Mapenzi
- Ankula Huu
- Rasta Man
- Your Property