Afi Sika Kuzeawu, who grew up in Lomé, Togo, has an academic background as an economist. It was during her job as an analyst in a trading company that she began to question her happiness. In her search for answers, she practiced listening to her inner being, which made her discover a music inside of her that arose with such a clarity that she could not ignore it any more. Quitting her job, she starts playing the double bass as well as writing her own music at the age of 32. She then completed her jazz studies in 2016.