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Women's Activist Onejiru Empowers With Soul Anthem 'Higher Than High'

Women's Activist Onejiru Empowers With Soul Anthem 'Higher Than High'

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Set to release her new album on August 30th, singer-songwriter Onejiru oozes personality in her video for the album title-track 'Higher Than High'. Bringing not just her incredible voice and skill as a musician to a wider audience but also her activism which sees her travelling the world championing women's rights and the under-privileged world-wide.

Onejiru is a musician and activist born in Nairobi, whose latest album looks to propel her to higher than high status worldwide! The singer-songwriter grew up in Wanne-Eickel and has been living in Hamburg for many years. Not only has she toured in Europe, USA, Russia and East Africa and sang on various albums but she has also been part of the artist collective Turtle Bay Country Club of Hamburg-based music producer and manager Matthias Arfmann for many years.

Onejiru is a singer and producer in the team of " Ballet Jeunesse", recomposed classical music to make it more accessible for a younger audience. Ballet Jeunesse opened the Reeperbahn Festival 2016 together with the Symphoniker Hamburg and was nominated in the same year for a HANS Music Award for both "Album of the Year" and "Outstanding Production". In October 2018 ARTE aired the documentary "Ballet Jeunesse - Von Ballett, Beats und Regelbrechern" and a concert with the NDR Radiophilharmonie. The album "Ballet Jeunesse" has appeared on the Decca label in 13 countries.

The initiator of "eeden", a co-creation space, a space of thought and work for visionary women, her second solo album titled "Higher than High ", continues to build on her reputation as one of Europe's top performers of Afro-beat, funk and soul. The album's message is simple - don't be afraid of pop music, let down your inhibitions and let the music transport you higher than h


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