Patricia Kihoro is an artist who enjoys life as a singer, actress, radio presenter, improv comedian, digital content creator and event host from Nairobi, Kenya. She has dabbled in just about everything in the entertainment sphere in Kenya over the last 14 years. Soon after completing her Psychology degree at Moi University in 2008, she joined a reggae band, and then
participated in a regional televised singing competition, Tusker Project Fame in 2009, where she emerged a finalist.
She has acted in numerous musical stage productions, as well as in a few TV series and a couple of award winning films. Her first acting job was on “Changes”, commissioned by MNET, while her first film, “Homecoming” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and also screened at The Durban International Film Festival, among other global festivals. She most recently worked as an actress and music supervisor for the film, “RAFIKI”, the first Kenyan feature film to be invited to premiere at The Cannes Film Festival, directed by Wanuri Kahiu.
She has written articles for magazines and websites, emceed at events, released a couple of radio singles, has been in a few music videos for artists such as Just A Band, Sauti Sol and South African artist Tumi “Stogie T” Molekane. She also hosts a popular radio show, (Afrocentral), has participated in a Nigerian reality series, (The Fattening Room), anchored the news on radio, and shared a stage with musical artists such as Just A Band, Aaron Rimbui, Harry Kimani and American Jazz great, Gerald Albright.
Patricia has also been on tour in Europe, singing and dancing on stage 6 days a weeks for 3 months in 2012, as part of the cast of “Out Of Africa, A Safari Through Magical Kenya”.
Her biggest achievement so far has been writing, producing, directing and performing her own stage show, “Life In The Single Lane”, which was a surprising success, and has sold out all seven times she has put it up at several venues across Nairobi. The show incorporates her three loves; singing, acting and comedic, improvisational story telling.
She currently is part of an improv comedy group, "Because You Said So ", that puts up a show every two months in Nairobi. She also has partnered with numerous brands and companies to create content to promote their productsand experiences. She most recently partnered with South Africa Tourism to document the Afropunk Festival in Johannesburg.
She hosts a popular radio show, Afrocentral, on Homeboyz Radio 103.5fm, every Sunday where she exclusivelyshowcases African music by young, urban and contemporary artists from across Africa. She celebrated 5 years on Afrocentral in February of 2019. In November 2018, she began hosting Speakerbox, at K1 Clubhouse on Wednesdays, a platform made available to the artists she plays on Afrocentral.
She prides herself in being a supporter and evangelist of African arts, brands and artists.