Franciar is a Zambian Pop and R&B artist. She rose to fame in late 2010 with her hit record “Umutokofyompo”. She is one of the top artists to come out of Zambia that is able to Rap, Sing and Act.
Born Francisca Magaret Msisha on January 11,1992 in Kabwe, Zambia. Franciar started singing at an early stage of her life at her local church in Lusaka.
Did her primary education at Harry Mwaanga Elementray School, her Middle School at Pamodzi Girls High School in Mufulira. Later graduated from high School in 2008 from Matero Girls High School. She then went to NIPA College in 2010 and began her first year Business Administration.
She sung in the chior with her sister Rose and each time she sung, the crowd always had something to say about her sweet voice. In her early teens she competed in local talent shows and beauty pageants and won many of the events by impressing her audience with her natural singing and dancing abilities. Teaming up with her long time friend and producer J.O.B, Franciar started recording underground music as her sisters stood in as her manager. She finally got a recording deal when her sister took her demo to Ben Blazer who immediately signed her onto his label under Blazer Studios. She then started rising in the music industry gaining momentum with her hit record “Umutokofyompo”.
While enjoying her rise to in the music industry, Franciar continued to pursue her higher education and used this opportunity to write and record more records which have recently been released.
During her silent streak, Franciar did voluntary work as a facilitator for Youth Alive Zambia and worked with various artists who include her producer/fellow artist J.O.B. on his song “Puunkuutopwa”, her brother Flexville Marley on his hit song “Tonight” and is currently working with Bobby East on one of his records. She also had the opportunity of working with one of Zambia’s top hip hop group “Zone Fam” on their record “walking on the Moon“.She then featured Zone Fam’s group members J Rox and Verbal Assassin on her record “Dymandi”.
Franciar ,who is considered or called the “Boss Lady or Madame Officer” at Blazer Studio’s is the only female on the label hence the name. She has featured on a number of other songs in a compilation that is called “Blazer compilation” and it features all the artists signed to the label. Franciar featured on yet another top Zambian artist Petersen Zaggaze’s record which was called “Till the Morning” and “Kokondodo” which was done by Dj Cosmo and who is one of Zambia’s top radio DJ’s.
Franciar is the last born daughter coming from a family of 8 children with 4 brothers and 4 sisters and she is considered the baby of the family. Franciar’s father passed away when she was only 1 year old so she was raised by her mother and siblings. Her music career was inspired by the support from her family and friends not forgetting her late father who loved singing. Even as a Artist, Franciar still takes pride and time and goes back to her local church and sings there on special occassions because it will always be home for her
She is very talented and can make songs ranging from uptempo hiphop , to mellow RnB tracks.
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