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Being Lioness

With hits like “Bad” and “Dreams”, there is no doubt that Lioness is one dope MC.

From finishing her medical school studies, to taking part in the Coke Studio Africa experience. Not forgetting being part of the 100 emPawa Africa project with internationally renowned Mr Eazi from Nigeria. She surely is soaring to new heights.

Namibia’s 1st Mistress of Rap has gone from Underground rapper towards her journey to  super-stardom.


Getting to know Lioness

Name: La-Toya Mwoombola

Hometown: Windhoek

Occupation: Medical doctor

Three words that describe you: Life of the party, OCD, and giving.


What is your philosophy in life?

Self love is the basis of happiness.


When do you feel most like yourself?

When I am with my loved ones.


What would your best friend say is your best quality?

That I go out of my way for those I love.


What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

I would chase my dreams shamelessly, and travel without a care in the world.


What do you do for growth?

I meditate, I seek God and pray.

When was the last time you did something that challenged you and what was it?

Well going back to internship at the hospital deciding to dedicate my time to that, rather than being a musician. I’m struggling I’m anxious but I’m able.


If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be and why?

I would definitely live in Barbados I’ve always wanted to go there, the ocean, the Caribbean sun.


What’s your favourite book/movie of all time and why did it speak to you so much?

My favourite book must be inkheart by Cornelia Funke, the story touched me and I learned that escaping is necessary for mental sustenance.


What accomplishment are you most proud of?

Graduating from medical school despite losing this pivotal someone in my life, and all the accompaniments with my music


What would enough look like to you?

A world without war, famine.


How do you wish to be remembered?

As a legendary Namibian musician and humanitarian.

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