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Sofy Kapepula, born February 20th 1985, is the third of seven children.rnWith her mother from Zambia and her father from Congo, she wasrnraised with her siblings between the two countries. From the age of 5rnshe’s been singing, retracing the footsteps of her father, an African musician, and she had her first performance on a stage in primary school.rnIn 2001 she moved to Finland with part of her family and she finishedrnhigh school in Hämeenlinna. She then moved to Tampere, where shernworked as a waitress and she attended different courses until the dayrnshe started her own business, opening a beauty afro saloon. She became mother of five girls and she managed to be wife, hairdresser,rnmom and artist. As a soloist she has performed r&b and pop music covers, but on her path to find her artistic soul she has joined the musicrnband Saïsba, an international group who with she still sings afro beatrnand afro fusion. Meanwhile she has pursued her soloist career takingrnpart in the Finnish competition Ourvision in 2007, when she won thernsecond place singing her own song composed by her dad; in 2008 shernparticipated again, gaining the third place, then she won the first placernin 2018. Thanks to the award she flew to France to represent Finlandrnagainst other 51 countries and she got a place in the top 5 singers. Inrn2019 she’s going to release her fist single, Leo, an afro fusion song.