Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Mercy D Lai was born in 1985 in the small Nzembete Village in Kibwezi,
Makueni County. She is married to one David Lai, Getting married at age 22 did not hamper the
achievement of her dreams- she began singing at a tender age and
attended music and drama festivals to nurture her talent.
determination has seen her become one of the fastest rising artistes of
our generation as well as the Store Manager of Jesus Celebration
Centre, the latter following the acquisitions of a Certificate and a
Diploma in Business Management.
Mercy D. Lai is a female Gospel Artist from Mombasa, Kenya. She is a Pastors daughter born in Machinery town at Ngwata village. After her primary and Secondary education she studied Business Administration.
She started singing at an early age at her home church where her mother
Pastors. While in school she was a member of Music club and used to be
the soloist and later joined praise and worship team at Voices of glory
choir JIAM ministries. She recorded her first album in 2011, and has
won several awards i.e. Groove, Mwafaka, Xtreem, Coast music & Pwani
Mercy D Lai drew her inspiration from Angela Chibalonza who
unfortunately passed away in a tragic road accident in Nakuru before
they met. Angela Chibalonza was a role model to Mercy and even better
was that the two of them had the same vocal range.
Mercy D Lai is not just after fame and money: her songs are
testimonies of her life that give hope to the hopeless and inspire
others to have faith in, and to trust God. Ebenezer is one such song released in 2011, for which she is renowned. Mercy specializes in worship and primarily sings in Kiswahili. Nakungoja and Nimekubali are the other songs that touch people’s lives through the messages they carry.
Mercy is a member of Praise & Worship team which is part of Jesus Celebration Centre Church Choir.
She has done three Albums namely Ebenezer, Nisamehe and latest
Emanueli, and already bringing great dynamism into Music industry with
her life changing music.
Mercy D Lai is married to David Lai (son of Pastor Wilfred Lai) and blessed with three awesome kids.
Her album Emmanuel
scooped the Groove Award album of the year 2016 beating artists like
Daddy Owen and Eunice Njeri. She stays true to her style and frankly she
is one of the artists who are in the industry to actually make a
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