Princess Jully , Kenyan Musician

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From a humble beginning Princess Jully has made it to the top of Kenyan music chart.

She has managed to release new music frequently and that made her tour many places because of her benga records.

Princess Jully (real name Lilian Auma) is a benga musician from Kenya.

She started as a back-up vocalist for Jolly Boys Band led by her husband Prince Jully (Julius Okumu).

Prince Jully died in 1997 and subsequently Princess Jully took over the leadership of the band.

Jolly Boys was already a popular band in Kenya when Price Jully was leading it, but under Princess Jully the grouphas been even more successful, particularly after the release of the "Dunia Mbaya" hit.

She releases new music frequently. Her 19th album "Aneno Lek" was released in March 2007.

The album was produced at the Ketebul Productions by Tabu Osusa.

Her next album Wangni Wabiro was released in August 2007.

The title song of the album was dedicated to the Orange Democratic Movement ahead of the 2007 General Election.

The album was produced by Tedd Josiah of Blu Zebra Studios.

She has also set up her own production house, Jully Productions, to promote emerging artists.

She has toured various countriesm including Switzerland. In 2010 she released another album Joluo Migingo to Dhi, its title refers to the disputed Migingo Island.

Princess Jully was part of the Divas of The Nile supergroup, that featured four Kenyan female musicians.

The others were Suzzana Owiyo, Achieng Abura and Mercy Myra.

The group performed at the Festival Mundial in Tilburg, the Netherlands in 2007.

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