Vinka was born on June 27th 1994 to Mr & Mrs Luggya in Kampala, Uganda. A Makerere University graduate of Tourism and Hospitality, she has always had a passion for music and dance.
She started out as a dancer for artists like Maurice Kirya, Cindy and Jackie Chandiru before she worked as an in intern at Uganda’s premier entertainment company; Swangz Avenue, while still at university.
Veronica moved through the ranks at Swangz and was tasked to work as artist manager for several of the record label’s big artists at the time. From 2013 through to 2016, she worked with Irene Ntale, Winnie Nwagi and other artists.
Late 2016, the record label she worked for asked her to convert into a musician. After considerations, Veronica took the opportunity and signed a record deal under stage name Vinka in Febuary of 2017. She debuted with a single titled “Level’ followed by a collaboration with Irene Ntale “Stylo”.
She has continued to sit on top on Uganda’s music charts with every song she has released. Her single “Malaika” was a huge hit which was followed by two even bigger songs “Love Docto” and her April 2018 release “Chips Na Ketchup”. Other big hits include “Overdose” featuring Voltage Music and “Tubikole” featuring Fik Fameica.
Vinka has become a youth favorite and recently won the award for Break Through Artist at the Buzz Teenz Awards 2018.
Source : Swangz Avenue