Kenyan female rapper Wanjiku Kimani aka Femi One is the best female rapper of the year 2022.
Femi One is the first East African female rapper to win the award for best female rapper at the 2022 AFRIMMA Awards.
The female rapper is signed under Kaka Empire, an artiste management stable in Kenya by Kennedy Ombima, better known by his stage names King Kaka and Rabbit.
Femi one took it to her Instagram account to thank herself and her team for all the work they have put in throughout the years.
“WE WON!!! Best Female Rapper In Africa . The first East African Female rapper to take it home, it’s such a big pat on the back for my team and I for all the work we’ve put in throughout the years. Truly consistency, team work, patience pays!!” She wrote.
The ‘Utawezana’ hit maker also encouraged other upcoming female rappers and thanked everyone for the continued support.
“This should be an encouragement for all the up and coming Female rappers! There is a spot for you in this industry, keep building , keep doing it , they are watching . Thank you all so much for the continued support.”
The AFRIMMA Awards happened over the weekend in Dallas, Texas where three more East Africans bagged some awards.
Among the East African artists who bagged the AFRIMMA Awards were Diamond Platinumz, Zuchu and Rayvanny.