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A Musical Life

A Musical Life: Uche


Uche is a Wichita-based musician who performs as a solo artist and as Uche and The Crash.

“My parents left Nigeria for England in the ‘60s. So, myself and one of my brothers, was born in Leicester, England, which is in the Midlands: Birmingham, Manchester, up there. So, in 1970, we moved here to the States, to Jefferson City, Missouri.

Columbia House Record Club? Thirteen records for a penny and then you’re indebted for the rest of your life? My brother and I received and didn’t send back in time Queen’s Live Killers. Over time, we began to love that record. We got into rock ‘n’ roll through that, in the ‘70s.”