Mani Bella , whose real name is Véronique Mani Bella , was born on October 29, 1987 in Yaoundé. She is a Cameroonian bikutsi singer originating from the center région.
Mani Bella started playing music at a very young age. In high school, she sang during socials and later in snacks.
She wrote her first song in 2003 when her father died. The song titled Pilatus is a tribute to her father. In 2005, she decided to throw herself fully into music, encouraged by the artist Tonton Ebogo who took her to the studio and introduced her to the producer Bertrand Eba with whom she recorded her first album.
Her first album Pousse la vie , released in 2010 made her to be discovered on the Cameroonian music scene but it is the song Pala pala released in 2014, which allowed her to impose herself on the national and international music scene . Mani Bella now has 2 albums and several singles.
The success of the song Pala Pala made Mani Bella to win the prize of best artist at the Kunde d’or in Burkina Faso , that of best African artist at the Africa Music Awards in Brazzaville and to be nominated for the Kora Awards 2016.
In 2015, she was selected to perform at the official anthem of the African Cup of Nations at the official ceremony in Equatorial Guinea,alongside Singuila , Fally Ipupa and the group Toofan.
On January 21, 2022, she received congratulations from Bello Bouba , Minister of State, Minister of Tourism and Leisure for her commitment in promoting the Cameroon culture .