Azawi Biography: Albums, Age, Songs, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Parents, Family

Posted By Michael Amos


Priscilla Zawedde (born February 2, 1996), professionally known as Azawi, is a multi-talented Ugandan artist making waves in the music scene. As a singer, songwriter, and dancer, she has made a name for herself under the renowned Swangz Avenue record label.

Azawi‘s musical prowess is showcased in the vibrant Afrobeats genre, where she skillfully weaves lyrics in Luganda and English. Boasting two successful EPs, Lo Fit (2020) and African Music (2021), Azawi has emerged as a formidable force in the industry.

Her chart-topping singles, including QuinaminoMajje, and Fwa Fwa Fwa, have not only earned Azawi widespread acclaim but also solidified her standing as one of Uganda’s most promising young talents. 

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Priscilla Zawedde
Stage Name: Azawi
Born: 2 February 1996 (age 28 years old)
Place of Birth: Kampala, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Education: Makerere University
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Walusimbi Samuel, Nakamatte Mary
Siblings: 3
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: Eddie (ex.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life & Education

Azawi, a celebrated musician, was born in Kampala on February 2, 1996. She spent her early years in the Nakulabye slum as part of a lower-middle-class family. Despite adversity, Azawi‘s mother, Nakamatte Mary, worked tirelessly as a salon owner to support Azawi and her three siblings, including half-sisters and brothers.

Tragedy struck during Azawi‘s senior four years when she lost her father, Walusimbi Samuel. Undeterred by the hardships, Azawi pressed on with her education. She embarked on her academic journey at Buganda Road Primary School and later attended Mother Kevin Primary School in Mukono, where she completed her primary seven education.

Azawi‘s pursuit of knowledge led her to various institutions, reflecting her determination to overcome challenges. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University and attended schools such as St. Henry’s College in Ggangu Masajja, Lubiri Secondary SchoolLondon College in Nansana, and St. Janani Luwum Secondary School for her A-levels. At some point, she returned to Lubiri Secondary School, showcasing her resilience and commitment to education.


In 2005, Azawi‘s artistic journey commenced with dance as she joined the renowned troupe called Kika. The rhythm of her passion resonated, leading her to another dance ensemble, Crane PerformersAzawi‘s dedication transcended borders, allowing her to showcase her dance prowess in China.

The turning point arrived in 2011 when Azawi uncovered her innate talent for songwriting. This marked the beginning of a new chapter where she penned her lyrics, infusing her emotions into every word. The culmination of her efforts materialized in 2016, a pivotal year when she encountered Beta, the manager of Eddy Kenzo. With Beta’s guidance, Azawi‘s musical odyssey officially took flight.

Since her breakthrough, Azawi has been a consistent presence in the music scene, gracing audiences with hits like Repeat ItCrazy Lover, and Love You Better. Beyond solo endeavours, she has collaborated with eminent figures in Ugandan music, including Eddy KenzoVinka, and Lydia Jazmine

Azawi‘s dedication and musical prowess have garnered international acclaim, catapulting her onto billboards in iconic locations like New York Times Square and Los Angeles—a historic feat as the first Ugandan female artist to achieve such prominence. Her accolades extend to nominations for prestigious honours like the BET and MTV Africa Music Awards, solidifying Azawi‘s status as a musical trailblazer.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @azawimusic
  • Twitter: @azawimusic
  • Facebook: @azawimusic
  • YouTube: Azawi Music
  • TikTok: @azawimusic

Personal Life

Ugandan singer Azawi, 28, recently shared that she is dating an American boyfriend, moving on from her past relationship with a young man named Eddie. She is not married and has no child.


  • 2019: Fwa Fwa Fwa
  • 2019: Party Mood
  • 2019: Craving You Heavy
  • 2020: Majje (feat. Fik Fameica)
  • 2020: Slow Dancing
  • 2020: Face Me (feat. A Pass
  • “Kido” (2020)
  • 2021: My Year
  • 2021: Tubatiisa
  • 2021: Nkuchekele (feat. Eddy Kenzo)
  • 2021: Love You Is Easy
  • 2021: African Music 
  • 2022: Ache for You
  • 2022: Quinamino
  • 2022: Repeat It
  • 2022: Lo Fit
  • 2022: Crazy Lover 
  • 2022: Toast to 75
  • 2022: Mbinyumirwa
  • 2022: Envision
  • 2022: Craving You Heavy Remix (feat. Chike)

Net Worth

Azawi, a Ugandan singer and songwriter well-known for her prodigious talent, has amassed an impressive net worth that is anticipated to reach $1 million. 

Her success in the music industry has enabled her to command a significant following of fans who appreciate her unique style and sound, which has contributed to her growing financial success. 

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