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KE: Suzanne Gachukia to release Zannaziki Allstars Album
We all know her as the music icon that dropped some of the euphoric sounds we grew up listening to. The soundtracks of most people’s youth.The Kenyan music industry credits some of it’s success to the hardwork and hustle of Suzanne Gachukia among other industry greats.
Well, she has been on a musical hiatus and that is because she got married to Kenyan diplomat, Richard Opembe the Ambassador to Ireland.
So, how is life as a diplomat’s wife?
“It has its challenges. After being a self employed business woman, waking up and not having the studio to go to every morning was – different!” Suzanna told The Star’s Word Is.
Adding, “In many ways, it has similarities to the entertainment world – you always have to be aware that people are watching you and judging your brand – in this case Kenya – by your behavior.”
Suzanna has a new music project dubbed Zannaziki All Stars VOL I. set to be released on March 28. Read more