Avril, is a Kenyan singer-songwriter, actress and entertainer. She was formerly signed to Ogopa Deejays, one of the leading music production and record labels in Kenya.
Avril of Kenya grew up in Nakuru. The talented singer became interested in music at a very tender age as she was an active performer in drama and music festivals while in secondary school.
After clearing high school, Avril relocated to Nairobi to join the University of Nairobi where she studied design. In 2005, the singer participated in the Jaza Lorry Initiative where she met with Emmanuel Banda of Ogopa Deejays.
Emmanuel attempted to convince Avril to venture into music; however, she was hesitant at the time. Nevertheless, during her second year in Campus, Avril decided to do music, and she recorded her first single dubbed ‘Mama’ after signing with Ogopa Deejays record label.
Mama was released in 2009 and received much airtime in various radio stations across Kenya.