Amani - meaning "peace and tranquility, the lull just before a storm" in Swahili - started singing and performing at the age of six.
She started her professional solo career in 1999 and released the single “Move On”.
In 2002 she collaborated with fellow Kenyan Nameless on the track “Ninanoki” (I Am Going Crazy).
With the release of her debut album Tamani, she won 7 music awards in East Africa.
Amani was nominated for Best Female Artist - East at the 2008 Channel O Music Video Awards.