Joy Wa Macharia: The 24 Year Old Who Has Taken The Title ‘Queen of Mugithi’ From Sarafina Salim -

Joy Wa Macharia: The 24 Year Old Who Has Taken The Title ‘Queen of Mugithi’ From Sarafina Salim

Joy Wa Macharia who also calls herself One Lady Guitar is a famous Kikuyu Mugithi artist who has released several hit songs with millions of viewers on her channel. Apart from being a female artist, she is also a famous radio presenter at Coro Fm where she hosts a night show called Mugithi Friday night a show that is aired every Saturday night.

Joy is one of the Kikuyu female celebrities who commands a huge number of followers on all her social media platforms including her YouTube channel.


Mugithi performance in Kenya is becoming a serious career upon which those who can manage to play the guitar can rely on, to put a plate of food on the table.

Gone are the days when Mugithi musicians were taken as mere jokers who had nothing else to do with their lives.

With this reality in mind, in recent years we have seen mugithi musicians sprout up and now they are all over our TV and radio airwaves as well as our social media space as they try to grab our attention.

Amount Of Money Joy Wa Macharia Charges For A Single Event

Multiple sources say the new crowned queen of mugithi charges anything between Sh100,000 and Sh250,000 for club performance and roadshows, the rates tend to drop a little or rise depending on client

Joy Wangari Macharia alias Joy wa Macari was born in Muranga county Kangema constituency Iyego ward as a second born in a family of four children.

Joy started her primary education at G3 primary school which is still in his homeward from standard one up to standard seven where she was later transferred to Nyakahura Primary School where she completed his primary education in standard 8.

After his form, four exam Joy joined the Kenya institute of media studies where she studied journalism. Joy first worked at Radio Maisha station as a volunteer then she went for her internship at KBC, Coro FM. After her internship, Joy continued working there for two years without pay but later she was employed.

she released her first song in June 2018 which later became a hit resulting in her big fame.