Nakiyingi Veronica Lugya alias Vinka was born June 27th 1994. She is a Ugandan Musical artist, dancer, singer and songwriter. She is signed under Swangz Avenue and Sony Music entertainment.
Background and education
Vinka was born to Mr and Mrs Lugya and grew up in Kazo with her dad and in primary 5, she went to live at her mum’s place in Bweyogerere.
She went to Hormisdalen primary school in Kamwokya for her private school education. She thereafter joined Lubaga girl’s school for her O’ and A’ level education.
She then joined Makerere University and graduated with bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality in 2017.
Vinka started out as a professional dancer and worked with Jackie Chandiru, Sera, Maurice Kirya, Cindy Sanyu among others.
She later got an artist management job at Swangz Avenue, where she used to be Irene Ntale’s manager.
While at Swangz Avenue, Vinka did voice overs for artists and did radio Jiggles and in 2015, her boss approached her and inquired if she could give music a try.
She took on the challenge and started recording as an artist. In 2016, she left artist management to concentrate on music.
Her first single was “level” followed by stylo ft Irene Ntale, Towards the end of 2017, Vinka released her song “Malaika” which established her as a serious artist.
Since then, she has gone on to release more songs like “chips na Ketchup”, overdose ft Voltage music, love panic, by the way, omukwano Guno, sure, Oluyimba Lwomwaka, bebe ft Inna among others.
In 2019, Vinka signed a distribution deal with Sony Music entertainment.
Also in 2019 too, she recorded a song “Bebe” with Romanian singer Inna that was digitally released by Global records.
Social Media Platforms
Stylo ft Irene Ntale
Chips and ketchup
Overdose ft voltage music
By the way