Stella Nyambura Mwangi (also known for stage name STL) is a Norwegian based –
Kenyan singer, songwriter and rapper.
• Miss Mwangi writes a lot of her music promoting self
empowerment/consciousness, the culture in her home country
Kenya, also about discrimination both Stella and her family had to
go through after moving to Norway in 1991.
• Her work has been used in films such as American Pie Presents:
The Naked Mile and Save the Last Dance 2, and also in TV-series
such as CSI: NY and Scrubs. She has has nominations and won
several awards including; the Kisima Awards, Clops Awards and
• Stella is one of the most respected solo artistes in Norway after
marking Norwegian history in music when she won the Melodi
Grand Prix 2011 with a Swahili record dubbed ‘HabaHaba’.
• She started writing music when she was just eight years old.
• Mwangi has had hits in Africa and several countries in Europe and