Who is Rinyu?
Popularly known as Rinyu, Ngah Rinyu is a Cameroonian female Afro-jazz singer and songwriter born on February 8th, 1997 in Koutaba a small town in the west region, a few kilometres from the town of Foumban. Her father who was in the Cameroonian Army died during her tender years, leaving her mother to raise her and 5 other siblings as a single parent.
She attended her primary education in Sapienta Foumbot in the west region of Cameroon and secondary education in GBHS downtown Bamenda. Rinyu started singing when she was 9 years old and later in form 5 in secondary school when she represented her school music clubs in regional events around the Bamenda municipality. Rinyu has a unique voice that comes with a sweet and soulful personality. She later joined an NGO catering to underprivileged kids called Mother of Hope Cameroon (MOHCAM) as a performer, entertaining and encouraging orphans with music. These experiences built her to be lyrically strong and undisputable in the Cameroon Music Industry.
Rinyu Music Career and Facts.
After high school, she moved to Dchang for Higher education at the University of Dchang, studying English modern letters. She was involved in Gospel musical concerts there in Dchang and was decorated with talent show awards there. She graduated and moved to Yaoundé in 2016 where she currently pursues a career in music. In 2018 the Afro-Jazz and World Music label Akumba Music spotted her at a music festival in Yaoundé where she had a deal with Akumba Music in February 2019.
She currently has recorded and performed about 10 singles, in 2019 she released her first track “Stay with me for Christmas” Followed by ‘Where you dey‘, ‘Marry me‘ and ‘Feeling you‘, in 2020 she released 5 singles with Akumba music (Duduke, Cover me, FriendZone, Dreamy eyes and Chakara Love). In 2021 she released Controller a track from her upcoming first Album Black Girl Magic which is yet to be made public.
Rinyu’s Achievements and Projects.
Recently she signs her first Brand contract with The_Laser_Teethwhitening_cmr a Dental Company that specializes in teeth whitening Based in Douala Cameroon. She is currently working on Black Girl Magic which happened to be her first Studio Album.