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Hailing from Birmingham, Namywa is an international recording artist, performer, & songwriter speaking truth to power, with a fearless lyrical approach to subjects that mean a lot to her. Whether singing with just a guitar accompaniment or a full band her unique singing style is leaving music lovers feeling that once again, the world may see another great voice emerge from the region that amongst others, gave the world Joan Armatrading & Laura Mvula.

Namywa’s music is inspired by artists like Amy Winehouse, Diana Gordon, Paloma Faith, Macy Grey & Tina Turner. Using life as a muse Namywa write songs that deliver on true emotions, surprising listeners with a voice & aura way beyond her years, blending genres of R&B, Soul, Jazz & Pop music.


In the live setting, she is quite simply a force of nature, with her striking styling & accomplished stagecraft, making her the focal point of an exciting live band. Loved by local fans, Namywa was nominated for Best Solo Female 2019/2020 at Birmingham Music Awards in the same category as Lady Leshurr & RubyTurner.

Namywa accompanied by her live band has supported the likes of UB40, Beverley Knight, Paloma Faith, Public Enemy, Brian Jackson, The Floacist, Jimmy Cliff, Teedra Moses, Jacob Banks, Etta Bond, Lola Young, played ahead of Snarky Puppy at Cheltenham Jazz Festival & was scheduled to open for Groundation on the main stage at Afrika Tage Wien Festival 2020.

Namywa’s live music is a collection of dramatic, powerful songs perfect for the makings of a groundbreaking debut album. Fans have long awaited the release of new music from this heartfelt songwriter & with backing from The MOBO Awards & Help  Musicians UK, 2022 promises great things from Namywa & new music for fans to live with.

International Recording Artist & Songwriter

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