Student Story: Welcome Nuru Mnjama – Creative Songwriting

 We’ve interviewed some of our newest students to find out why they chose DIME ONLINE and what they are hoping to get out of the course. Nuru Mnjama is studying on the BA (Hons) Creative Songwriting programme and located in Kenya!

What is your musical background?
Before DIME ONLINE, I studied a BTEC Diploma in Music at Brookhouse International School in Nairobi.

Why did you decide to apply for an online music degree?
DIME ONLINE was attractive to me as it allows me to juggle school with trying to start my music career in Kenya.

What are your short and long-term academic and career goals?
In the short term, I want to acquire as many skills as I can so I’m equipped to pour these into the Kenyan music industry and beyond.   Long term, I want to establish my brand and market as well as find my place in the industry where I can be my authentic self.

Who are some of your musical influences?
My biggest influences are Sia and Alicia Keys.

What music are you currently listening to?
A lot of alternative and indie music. My current favourite is Lana Del Ray.

Where can we find out more about you?
You can find me on Instagram by searching for nuru_loves.
My soundcloud link is here:

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