Born & raised in the heart of lusaka, zambia, olivia began singing At a young age while in sunday school. Her recording career kicked off in 2009 with hip hop group s.l.i.c.e. She performed as a hip hop dancer while developing her vocal skills with major features on s.l.i.c.e’s go hard 1 & 2 albums. By 2010 olivia recorded alongside artists such as jo-z jay, geo, mag44, tio & the lyricist. She captured hearts with her powerful performances on songs like ‘automatic’ & the famous ‘freezing world’ single in 2011. In the mean time she still continued to perform as a dancer & singer with s.l.i.c.e without any intentions to rush into releasing an album.
In 2014 olivia made an impressive come back with the release of her first solo single ‘surrender’ which was combination of an original song & william mcdowell’s ‘i surrender all.’ later followed even a more powerful single ‘ndelolela’ all under the nativez label. In july 2014 the nativez announced the release of olivia’s ep titled emotions; a six track project meant to officially introduce her as a solo artist to an even wider audience.
Emotions ep is not a marketing strategy but instead a project aimed at getting people to emotionally connect with olivia. It is a special dedication to people going through trying times in life. The songs on the project were inspired by some of olivia’s personal experiences and crafted by the production and writing skills of geo.
Currently, olivia serves as a worship leader in the youth ministry at deliverance church under bishop fortune mwiza. She is the first lady of the nativez as a recording & performing artist.