Real Name: Christina Shusho
Profession: Gospel Worship Singer and model
Place of Birth: Tanzania
Christina Shusho is a popular Gospel Worship Singer who hails from Tanzania. She has collaborated with other artists across East Africa in her music as well as many artists from her home country and in Kenya she recently did Napenda with Geraldine Oduor.
Christina Shusho started her journey from humble back grounds, once a church cleaner that enjoyed her job, until the day she recognized her talent in singing.
She was Born in Kigoma Tanzania mid days of November to a born again Christian family and had a religious upbringing. At the age of 15 years she gained her own salvation up to this day.
She went through Tanzanian education system, where she schooled at Kigoma for both primary and secondary schools. Then got married in Dar es Salaam to John who is a practicing preacher and are blessed with 3 children- 2 girls and 1 boy.
From working in the church, she later joined the church choir which later drove her to try and sing her own solo piece. She then tried to sing out of choir, wrote her songs in trials with hope that she would release her own solo album someday.
History and background of Christina Shusho:
Christina Shusho started her life humbly with beginnings as a cleaner in a church until she discovered her untapped musical talent ten years ago. Born in Kigoma in Tanzania to a family of born-again Christians and an upbringing steeped in religion she found her own salvation at an early age. Her schooling was in Kigoma and later she was married in Dar-es-Salaam to John who is a preacher and today they are blessed with three lovely children.
Christina graduated from working in the church to joining the church choir where further down the line she was inspired to go solo. Christina sang her own music and songs with the dream and aspirations of releasing her own album. From working in the church, she later joined the church choir which inspired her to try and sing her own solo piece. She then went solo and wrote her songs in the hope that she would release her own solo album someday. Songs that made Christina Shusho famous are:
Her first album was ‘Kitu gani kinitenge na upendo wa Bwana’– this was mostly sold in Tanzania fast gaining local popularity.
Thereaftershe released both ‘Unikumbuke’ and ‘Nipe Macho’ which together made up a total of 34 well accepted songs.
Of special interest is that Christina is not only a talented musician but she is also a model and owns her own modeling agency – with a belief that beauty should be both from within and without.