Zuhura Othman Soud (born 22 November 1993), known by her stage name Zuchu, is a Tanzanian singer and songwriter who hails from Zanzibar in Tanzania. She is signed to the WCB Wasafi record label. She first rose into the music scene in 2015 from the first edition of TECNO OWN THE STAGE in Lagos, Nigeria. She is also known for her song “Sukari”.
Zuchu was born on November, 22 1993 in Zanzibar in Tanzania. She comes from a musical Swahili Zanzibari family and she is the daughter of the revered and famous female Zanzibari Taarab musician Khadija Kopa.
- Zuchu started singing at a tender age and later collaborated with her mother Khadija Kopa on a song titled Mauzauza from her debut EP titled I am Zuchu EP. Among her first appearances as a musician to the public date back to 2015 in the first edition of TECNO OWN THE STAGE in Lagos, Nigeria. Zuchu made her official entrance into the music industry in April 2020 and so far has one EP Album.
- She was the first East African female artist to reach 1 million subscribers on YouTube was awarded the Silver Plaque Button by YouTube for hitting 100,000 subscribers within a week.
- In 2020 Zuchu was named by AFRIMMA as the winner of the Emerging Artist Award.
Albums & EPs
- Side2side (Album)
- I Am Zuchu EP
Awards & Honours
- Emerging Artist Award (AFRIMMA)