Franciar is Female Zambian Pop and R&B artist. She rose to fame in late 2010 with her
hit record “Umutokofyompo”. She is one of the top artists to come out of Zambia
that is able to Rap, Sing and Act.
Born Francisca Magaret Msisha on January 11,1992 in Kabwe, Zambia. Franciar
started singing at an early stage of her life at her local church in Lusaka.
Franciar is the last born daughter coming from a family of 8 children with 4
brothers and 4 sisters and she is considered the baby of the family. Franciar’s
father passed away when she was only 1 year old so she was raised by her mother
and siblings. Her music career was inspired by the support from her family and
friends not forgetting her late father who loved singing. Even as a Artist, Franciar
still takes pride and time and goes back to her local church and sings there on
special occassions because it will always be home for her
Did her primary education at Harry Mwaanga Elementray School, her Middle
School at Pamodzi Girls High School in Mufulira. Later graduated from high
School in 2008 from Matero Girls High School. She then went to NIPA College in
2010 and began her first year Business Administration.
She sung in the chior with her sister Rose and each time she sung, the crowd
always had something to say about her sweet voice. In her early teens she
competed in local talent shows and beauty pageants and won many of the events
by impressing her audience with her natural singing and dancing abilities.
Teaming up with her long time friend and producer J.O.B, Franciar started
recording underground music as her sisters stood in as her manager. She finally
got a recording deal when her sister took her demo to Ben Blazer who
immediately signed her onto his label under Blazer Studios. She then started
rising in the music industry gaining momentum with her hit record
While enjoying her rise to in the music industry, Franciar continued to pursue her
higher education and used this opportunity to write and record more records
which have recently been released.
During her silent streak, Franciar did voluntary work as a facilitator for Youth
Alive Zambia and worked with various artists who include her producer/fellow
artist J.O.B. on his song “Puunkuutopwa”, her brother Flexville Marley on his hit
song “Tonight” and is currently working with Bobby East on one of his records.
She also had the opportunity of working with one of Zambia’s top hip hop group
“Zone Fam” on their record “walking on the Moon“.She then featured Zone Fam’s
group members J Rox and Verbal Assassin on her record “Dymandi”.
Franciar ,who is considered or called the “Boss Lady or Madame Officer” at Blazer
Studio’s is the only female on the label hence the name.
She has featured on a
number of other songs in a compilation that is called “Blazer compilation” and it
features all the artists signed to the label. Franciar featured on yet another top
Zambian artist Petersen Zaggaze’s record which was called “Till the Morning”
and “Kokondodo” which was done by Dj Cosmo and who is one of Zambia’s top
She is very talented and can make songs ranging from uptempo hiphop , to
mellow RnB tracks.
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