Sandra Suubi is an award winning gospel artiste with a voice so powerful it will open a closed ear, and yet so gentle it melts souls. She is a musical powerhouse with distinctive melodious vocals, a versatile songbird who has experimented with different genres and a live performer with effortless skill. She also holds a master’s degree in Fine Art.
Described by many as Africa’s finest stage star and vocalist, Sandra Suubi had quite a normal childhood, having being born and raised in Konge – Ggaba. She went to Greenhill Academy for Primary and Gayaza High School thereafter before joining Makerere University. She holds a master’s degree in Fine art.
She started her music career in 2011 with a girl group called Xabu under the direction of First Love. When the group split in 2015, Sandra joined the Airtel Trace Music competition which she won and went on to represent Uganda in the East African category.
In 2016, while pursuing a Master’s degree in Fine Art at the Margret Trowell school of Art, Sandra Suubi released her first two singles. Togwamu Suubi and Nsiimye went ahead to top charts on several Ugandan radio stations, the former going on to feature as the sound track for the award winning film Veronica’s Wish in 2018.
She released her first EP, Anthems of Life on May 2018 with songs like Onjagande nyo, Kingdom come, Heaven, Jangu Tuzine and held her maiden concert on May 13 and 17, 2018. All the songs off the EP have got massive airplay on Uganda’s radio stations.
She has over 20,000 followers on face book, 6k on Instagram and 5k on twitter; and her videos on YouTube attract a minimum of 8.7K views.
She is being managed by Karizm, a talent management company; with Dorothy Nabunjo being her manager since 2017.
Faya, her most recent release is a hit banger that has already proved she is going on the music scene for a very long time. She’s here to stay!
Sandra Suubi has performed at major events including; Praise Fest Kampala, PhatFest, Kampala City Festival, Christmas in Kampala, Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards, Blankets and Wine, Qwela Junction, Uganda Diaspora Gala, Comedy Meets Music, Inauguration of AGR in Uganda and many others.
Along with her band, she also performs at weddings, introductions and corporate events.
When she is not in a recording studio, Sandra is a visual artist specializing in Eco-Art using recycled material (plastics) to create installations, stage back drops, jewellery and home décor.
It’s a passion through which she joins the environmental conservation effort by reducing littering and pollution. She further believes the youth can use what is readily available to them to transform their lives.
She has designed stage back drops for Bayimba Festival, Blankets and Wine, Akadope, Orange Moon Production and has also created installations like King of the Road, The Tower of possibilities (Ebiroto 2) and The Headphones (Ebiroto 2)