Wylumva Kathleen Ngongoseke biography: 13 things about Tanzanian singer born in California


Wylumva Kathleen Ngongoseke is an American woman of Tanzanian descent. She is Catherine Lyamvi Ngongoseke‘s daughter.

Born in California, United States, Wylumva is a singer mononymously known as Wylumva. She is 5’0.5″ tall and her registered weight is 130lbs.

Wylumva is a resident of San Leandro, California. Here are 13 more things about her:


  1. On June 5, 2012, she graduated from Prospects High School in Antioch, California.
  2. On January 21, 2017, the University of California Police Department, Berkeley in Berkeley, California arrested her for possession of controlled substance and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.
  3. On February 24, 2017, she was arrested in Alameda County, California and charged with assault with deadly weapon likely to produce great bodily injury.
  4. On January 25, 2018, the UCPD Berkeley arrested her for possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, giving false information to a peace officer, vandalism and resisting, obstructing or delaying peace officer.
  5. In 2019, she released an extended play titled “Special,” which has six songs namely “See Me,” “Gbedu,” “Angama,” “Don’t Worry,” “Special” and “Loud.”
  6. In November 2020, she went to Tanzania to shoot her first ever music video.
  7. In 2021, she released five singles namely “Kausha,” “Burn Up,” “Time Flies,” “Njoo” and “Shake It.”
  8. On December 9, 2021, Travis County Sheriff’s Office deputies performed a welfare check at a home on the Buffalo Ridge Drive in Manchaca, Texas, USA and found her mother dead with multiple stab wounds and wrapped up in a blanket. On December 12, 2021, the TCSO confirmed that she had fled the U.S.
  9. On December 15, 2021, a homicide warrant was issued for her. She was later arrested in Tanzania on an immigration violation.
  10. On December 21, 2021, she was indicted for murder. She was accused of fatally stabbing her mother.
  11. On February 7, 2022, the U.S. Marshals took her into custody at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  12. She was 27 years old when she was arrested on February 7, 2022.
  13. On February 8, 2022, the U.S. Marshals took her back to the U.S. She was booked into a jail facility in New York, USA while awaiting extradition to Texas. Her bond was set at $500,000.

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