“Where you come from doesn’t define where you are going!” Those were the words of Kenyan songbird Nadia Mukami as she celebrated turning a year older on Tuesday, November 9.
The self-proclaimed African Popstar turned 25 yesterday and was in an introspective mood about how far she has come.
Taking to social media, Nadia also shared with her over 1.5 million followers, pictures from her past when she was just a child.
Nadia Mukami even joked that one of the photos would shock her fans as it shocked her too. The snap shows a young Nadia wearing what looks like a Firirinda dress and orange sandals that were too big for her small feet.
“HAPPY 25TH BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!! 🎂 PICTURE 5 WILL SHOCK YOU🤣😂😂😂 IT SHOCKED ME TOO!!! To be honest, I am proud of myself and the far I have come and I wanna tell every young girl in the village, you can chase your dreams and make them a reality!!!!! Where you come from doesn’t define where you are going!” wrote the Legeza hitmaker.
Nadia Mukami attributed her achievements to hard work and thanked everyone who contributed to the opo start she is now.
“I am the biggest believer in hardwork & changing my story that my kids will be proud of me💙
“TO everyone who has contributed to my journey, you are the reason I am the African PopStar!!! I appreciate you! Every corporate, club promoter,event promoter, media personality, fellow artist in collabos & fan who has streamed my music! You are my Hero and part of changing my history!!! Safari bado ndefu ndio tunaaanza 🙏 ( Picha za kuomba relief food hizi sasa) 🤣” she joked.