Joy Gitau is vocalist, singer, songwriter and trumpeter from Kenya. Growing up she developed a love for music which was inspired
especially by *Miriam Makeba,* *Whitney Houston, Usher and Tina Turner.* By the age of 9, she began performing around her hometown (Naivasha), at church, fairs and participated in numerous singing contests where she held first place for four years. She later joined her high school choir and toured around Kenya and the UK for several concerts. Joy also recorded her first song at the age of 12, ‘Careless Moments’ that featured Fina Kaime(A Kenyan artist), which was later on included in the school’s album.
In 2007 Joy and her classmates formed an all-girls band called Equine L. The group toured around the country performing their own written music. Unfortunately the group only managed to record two songs titled ‘*Changes*’and *Hold Me*’ before the group split.
After completing high school Joy moved to Nairobi to pursue a music career.In 2014 she took part in the AirtelTrace Music Stars and was one of the top 6 contestants in Kenya.
OnMay 1st 2015Joy released the single *”Are You GonnaLove Me”* which basically depicts love in a different setting. Are you gonnalove it?
Joy Gitau and provoke Music kenya proudly present to you the release of her second single this year entitled *”Evertime”* which depicts ups and downs on a relationship.
Currently Joy is working on her *EP* which is set to be released late 2015.