Born on 19 October 1987 in Tsumeb, Snazzy (real name Louisa Shilongo) is a Namibian musician who started singing, writing poetry and lyrics when she was a teenager. Her debut single ‘Say My Name’ earned her recognition. In 2003 and 2004 she was nominated in the Best RnB/Hip-Hop Female categories at the Sanlam-NBC Music Awards. In 2005, she was nominated for the Most Promising Africa Artist. In 2008, Snazzy went on sabbatical and returned in January 2015 with a new single, ‘Get Down’.

Besides music, Snazzy is also a model. She featured in the 2004 Winter Fashion Collection of celebrated Southern African fashion house Queenspark. She was also crowned second princess at the 2004 Fanta Miss Teen Namibia beauty pageant.


NAWindhoek, Namibia


Louisa Shilongo
Profile added by Ano Shumba on 14 May 2015