Kayanga Lilian better known by her stage name Lil Kay 256 is a Ugandan Reggae artist born on the 30th of June from Jinja Uganda.
She attended her primary school from St. Peters primary school Njeru where she joined the school choir and was one of the lead singers.
St Peters used to emerge in regional music competitions for primary schools and one time when the school succeeded to participate in the district level music competitions with Lilian as one of the lead singers.
She managed to become the best lead singer during the performance of an original inspirational song about AIDS, and won a trophy on the schools behalf.
Still in primary, Kay joined the St. Stephens church choir, Njeru with only adult women and men, where she was also a lead singer in some of their songs which pushed them to higher church competitions like at Uganda Martyrs Namugongo.
In 2008, she joined Merry Land High School Entebbe Kigungu campus for her UCE, and UACE certificates of Education . Later on in 2014, Kay joined Makerere University Kampala Uganda for her college studies.
In 2013, Lil Kay started recording professionally in high school, when she wrote a gospel dancehall song which was a quotet and made them popular in school.
In her form six vacation, she joined a guy ’s crew and featured in one of their songs, but later on abandoned it, and she decided to focus on school first.
In June 2018, one of her friends encouraged her to resume doing music because of her great voice and passion towards music.
She was then taken to the studio to just give it a shot and feel the vibe and that’s when she came up with her first song “CALL ME” written by Lil Kay, Glenn Fame, and Travis. She then featured in Keyo Trevanz gospel song called “Mukama Amala”.
After getting the vibe and passion, she wrote her next single “NESUNZE” basing on her real life, current relationship story, and coming up with great audios on board. Watch out for them.