Name of the song: Smooth Errand
Artist: Mia Ivy
History: Mia Ivy is a singer and a guitarist, currently a 4th year
student in Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya.
She started singing in 2014, where she joined a group of artists in Kisumu,Kenya known as Janeqo Krietiv Mainds. While there, they formed a band called The Creative Band and they would perform in various platforms around Kisumu City.
A year later, she was approached by Clastar, the CEO and producer of Streetbreeze Records(SBRS) about a session in the studio and later released her first afro-pop song alongside Elvizech Blackangel ‘Don’t Go’. In 2016, Mia Ivy collaborated with Clastar and released another jam, ‘Chords for you’.
In the year 2017, Mia Ivy together with Elvizech Blakangel released another song yet again, ‘Queens Vs Kings’ produced by Crazy Monkey which led her to be voted Female Artist of The Year, Kilifi County, as per the Kilifi County Peace Awards 2017.
The same year she released ‘Feelings’ featuring Kisumu rapper MC Elem.
Mia Ivy plays alongside the Jambo Africa band in Mombasa,Kenya
Inspiration: Smooth Errand is a love song about lovers who have been kept away due to various reasons, primarily being work.
It talks about the challenges that they face when they are apart and all the things they look forward to doing together when they eventually meet up.
Smooth Errand was recorded in Streetbreeze Records, popularly known as SBRS and produced by Crazy Monkey
Video Link: https://youtu.be/-6uMq8fKdIw