By JULIUS MBALUTO
Sarah Ikumu has released a new single, titled ‘Waiting’. Its’ out and available in all music platforms now. Sarah says ‘Waiting’ will be one of the four songs from her upcoming E.P ‘Broken Promises’
The rising star started singing at her young age. She sang at Church which her dad pastored. After relocating to Kenya in 2011, she sang at school concerts and when she came back to the UK in 2013, she carried on singing. She competed in singing competition and won.
Sarah was later discovered by Artiste development company and was asked to audition for British Got Talent. During the audition, she sang so well exciting all Judges and it was Simon Cow who pressed the famous Golden Buzzer to show appreciation.
Sarah shared that after that, she got big exposure. She sang at Apollo Theatre in the US hosted by Celebrity Steve Harvey. She has since performed in front of many celebrities and in different countries like Abu Dhabi, US, Switzerland and Dominica Republic. In London, she once performed in front of 20,000 people.
Asked what music meant to her, Sarah replied:
“Music means everything to me. It makes you happy. It has healing powers. I get lots of messages from people with different messages for example, ‘ Your music helped me when I was going through a tough time”
Sarah’s praises her parents always for the positive role they played in her life. She says her parents were there for her all times. They took her for vocal training, her mum entered her into competitions and they were both always there to support her.
Sarah reminds us that we also have to work hard to get what we want in life. To parents she says:
“If your child loves something, support them, I would not be where I am where it not for my parents’ support.”