Ivlyn Mutua is a backing vocalist on Coke Studio Africa season 4. The vocal powerhouse is also a songwriter, performing and recording artiste. She recently featured on the single I’ll Go alongside Kenyan singer Noel Nderitu and the Nigerian producer/artiste Masterkraft. She plans to release the music video of her single Power in October, 2016.
Ivlyn studied Music for a year at Kenyatta University, after which she worked for Nairobi Chapel as a worship leader for almost two years (2013 May - 2015 Feb). Among nominations, she has been nominated for a Groove Award in 2015. She has performed at two of the most successful Live Recordings in Kenya’s gospel industry - Nairobi Chapel's Call To Worship Live recording (September 2013) and Voices Of Worship Live Recording (April 2013).
Her influences include Mary Mary, Yolanda Adams and Kim Burell. She has worked with artistes like NE-YO (USA), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Xolani Mdlalose (SA), Trey Songz (USA), Yemi Alade (NG) and 2Baba (Nigeria), and would love to work with Ntokozo Mbambo, Tasha Cobbs, Amber Bullock, Joyous Celebration, Chevelle Franklin and Vashawn Michelle.
Her hobbies include swimming and hiking. She is obsessed with underwater swimming & nature. She’s currently working on her EP album to be released in August 2017, in the meantime she plans on shooting more videos for the singles she’s currently has ready.