Marion Shako childhood was spent in Mombasa and from the time she was 10 years old, she
would prominently feature in the Sunday School Choir where her mother strives to take
her every Sunday in her upbringing as a Christian.
Sylvia Shako would on many occasions in the evening after having a
tiring day give her daughters hymn books and they harmonise and sing
along with mum before retiring to bed.
Marion Shako had long harbored a
desire to minister and serve God and it is in singing that she found, she
could without any inhibitions live in service to God. Her early
influences in music include Cece winans whose strength and passion in
gospel music she admired.
Having joined the Jesus Celebration
Centre church choir in Mombasa Kenya, Marion Shako consistently showed a passion to
minister and later became one of the worship leaders in the church.
It was on this platform that she began writing songs and she have gone
on to produce an Album called “Msaada Wangu”. she also serve under Ev.
Teresia Wairimu of Faith Evangelistic Ministries.
life, she have continually poured myself to service, both in ministry and
in community projects, attending to the needy. When she is not working, she
write songs, read widely Inspirational books and engags in social
activities like swimming, and drawing strength from the bible everyday.
With a full time job as an Administration Secretary, her interests are
broad and varied. For example, while in high school, she participated in theater groups and music festivals, and featured prominently as a
soloist in the various performances that saw her school capture district
and provincial trophies.
Depending on the day and the project, Marion Shako is a producer, singer, actress; songwriter Marion’s first love is my
ministry in music. she take pride in leaning on the biblical verses, which
many bear testimony for my music. Marion Shako believe that it is the inspired
word of God that makes the difference from being “songs of
entertainment” to ministering songs for worship, healing and
Her first Album takes its title “Msaada Wangu” (“My
Help”) from the bible. It is through a wilderness experience that she
hang onto a prophetic word spoken into my life by a Prophet of God, that
God would give my a new song that will change my life.
She popularly known for my song “Ahadi Zake” which talks of the faithfulness
of God, and that which He promised; he will bring it to pass. The song
stayed at the top of the gospel charts for months. Testimonies have
poured of people who were at the end of the teriry and saw no meaning in
life.… but the song has since transformed lives.