Raymond Shaban Mwakyusa Whose popular stage name is Rayvanny, VannyBoy, Chui  is a Tanzanian singer signed under well-known music label Wasafi Records (WCB).

Rayvanny was born on 22nd August 1993 and will turn 28 years this year 2021. He is originating from Mbeya Tanzania.

Rayvanny Debuts

Rayvanny music talent was discovered in 2011 when  he was still in Secondary School. In  2012 he joined a music group called ‘TipTop’ and this is where he got more experience and Exposure and also he was able to connect with many Artists.

He also serve as a backup artist for a popular music group called ‘Yamoto Band’

He joined Wasafi Records the popular music label owned by Diamond Platnumz in 2015 and released “Kwetu” on 2016 which gave him a bigger platform and allowed in to be recognized by MTV Awards .  Rayvanny music genres include Bongo and Afro-Pop.

Rayvanny Music

Rayvanny has dozens of songs, 2 Ep and One album in his discography

Sound From Africa Album (2021)

His first album, Sound of Africa was released on February 1, 2021. It is a a 23 track album featuring top African artists including Diamond ,Jah Prayzah, Innoss’B, Gims (Congo), Weasel, Mbosso, Rowlene, Zlatan Ibile, Kizz Daniel and Joeboy among others.


Rayvanny has two EP :

The first one Vanny Boy was released in 2018

His second EP, titled  Flowers was released on february 8, 2020.

Some of other releases of Rayvanny are :

  • Kwetu
  • Natafuta Kiki
  • Sugu
  • Mbeleko
  • Shikwambi
  • Zezeta
  • Unaibiwa
  • Chuchuma
  • Tetema

He was nominated for UTV for Breakthrough act, AEUSA, Uganda Entertainment Award for Best African Act and BET awards for International Viewers Choice.

Rayvanny is worth is estimated to $2million dollars from Stage performances, Album sales, Brand Endorsement deals. He also leaves a Lavish lifestyle in Tegeta Dar es Salaam

He has done Several Collaborations with artists like Diamond Platnumz, Rich Mavoko, Harmonize et Jason Derulo.

Rayvanny Personal Life

His girlfriend is Fahyma Vanny who was Islam but later on changed to Christianity they have a son Jaydan Vanny. On December 2019 they broke up over allegations of cheating. They rekindled back together and now they are okay.


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