Son of one and brother to many
Zachary “Proud Refuge” Mwangi, is a multi award winning recording artist, rapper, song-writer, entrepreneur and founder of the Mountain Movers Club movement. Born December 22, 1995 in Central California. The Kenyan American anomaly arose from the shadows of Sacramento with a message of hope to his generation. His smooth delivery and evocative vocal tone pair well with the bouncy, energetic production that defines his sound.
At just 25 years old, Refuge rise from local rapper with swagger to a compelling artist equipped with a message, has been refreshing to watch. As evidenced by his recent projects, “Mountain Movers Club” (2017) and “Modern Revivalist” (2019) Refuge has plenty of his culture and wisdom to impart, and people are rapidly connecting to his candid approach. There is a sense of transparency that comes through in his music, a refined awareness that can only be gained through experience and honing of his craft.
Mountain Movers Club
In 2016 Proud Refuge launched the Mountain Movers Club movement a non profit organization centered around empowering at risk youth in urban cites and poverty stricken slums in east africa. He is currently working with his team to create sustainable solutions for food and housing for orphans in Kenya and Uganda.