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Nomfundo wants people to know they are not alone and this is transpired in her music. She tackles depreciation and issues in young people’s lives through her music.


Nomfundo got the nickname “Moh” after her family described her as energetic like a mosquito.


Nomfundo is a qualified social worker who graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


The estimated net worth of Nomfundo Moh as of 2021 is $35,000 – $1.5 million. 


In 2020, Nomfundo Moh recorded her first afro-pop single titled Lilizela, produced by award-winning producer Naxion-cross.




In 2020, Deezer named Ami Faku, the most-streamed female artist in South Africa.


Ami Faku’s breakthrough in the music industry was in 2017 when she competed in The Voice SA. Despite not winning, she signed to Vth Season.


Ami Faku began singing in a house church her dad pastored. 


Ami Faku’s song “Into Ingawe”, certified 3x platinum, was produced by Sun-El Musician’s award-winning producer.


During the 2020 African Muzik Magazine Awards, Ami Faku was nominated for Best Female Southern Africa and Best Newcomer.





Sha Sha began a career performing AmaPiano in 2011 and was later discovered by Audius Mtawarira.


In 2019, Sha Sha’s debut EP, Blossom, was released by Blaq Boy Music. She won the BET Award for Best New International Act.


Having joined the choir as a child, Sha Sha later took piano and vocal lessons.


Sha Sha’s friend helped get her music played on Zimbabwe’s biggest radio station as a teenager.


Sha Sha’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $700 000 – $10 million.




Youngsta CPT’s real name is Riyadh Emandien. 


Youngsta CPT was born on 23 December 1991.


Before the release of 3T, Youngsta CPT had released 30 mixtapes, 6 extended plays and two collaborative albums since his debut in 2010.


Youngsta CPT’s aspirations were ignited at the age of 12, where he wrote and recorded his first track in the same year. 


Youngsta CPT produced soundtracks for the South African movie Four Corners.





Blxckie is originally from Durban, South Africa where he was born and raised.


In 2020, Blxckie found himself “stuck” in Johannesburg when the country went on a 21-day lockdown, but later said it was a “blessing”.


In early 2021, Blxckie was named Apple Music’s Up Next artist.


Blxckie’s album B4Now was nominated for album of the year and his single “Ye x4” was nominated for song of the year and best collaboration at the South African Hip Hop Awards 202.


Blxckie won Freshman of the year at the South African Hip Hop Awards 2021.



Musa Keys studied Sound Engineering at Damelin but he dropped out while he was in his second year.


At 14 years old, Musa Keys produced his first song.


Talent management agency T Effect has signed a contract with Musa Keys, alongside his company Top Tier Entertainment.


Musa Keys is widely known for his singles ‘Samarian Boy’ featuring Sir Trill and Nobantu Vilakazi, which has amassed more than 5 million views on YouTube since February 2021.


Musa Keys has worked with a number of top local musicians including DBN Gogo and Major League DJz.




Lebza The Villain’s real name is Lebogang Thubakgale.


Although Lebza was born in Pretoria, he sees the community of Ivory Park in Midrand, where he grew up, as his hometown.


Lebza The Villain graduated at Boston Media house with a media diploma majoring in Marketing.


Lebza managed to obtain his marketing diploma and was called in to YFM last to take over the YTKO slot.


Lebza The Villain has produced hits like Possible, Wena, and Overload by Focalistic.


Lebza The Villain started making music at the age of 13.




Chloe Bailey played a young version of Beyoncé in The Fighting Temptations.


From 10 years old Chloe Bailey wrote her own songs.


Chloe Bailey learned how to play the piano and do productions from YouTube and Google.


Chloe Bailey has been growing out her hair since she was a child and has remained adamant about not changing it to please others.


Chloe is vegan and dedicated to a healthy lifestyle.





Juice Wrld song “Lucid Dreams” has been played on the Spotify music streaming platform over a billion times. 


In 2015, Juice Wrld began uploading music on SoundCloud with the premiere track “Forever”. 


Juice Wrld opted to pursue music after years of playing drums, guitar, and piano.


Juice Wrld first learned to play the piano at four years old.


 Juice Wrld chose his rap moniker after watching the movie “Juice,” starring the late rapper Tupac Shakur.





Artists like Nat King Cole and John Legend have influenced Omi.


Omi is a singer and songwriter in the urban pop genre who is managed by Clifton Dillion of Shang Records Label. 


Omi was born Omar Pasley, but is best known by his stage name Omi.

Omi sang in church, in school concerts, and at any other public gathering where singing was permitted.


He is the youngest of four children. Omi’s father was a musician and painter who died of emphysema when he was only nine years old.



AronChupa is also known as Aron Michael Ekberg, he was born in Boras, Sweden in 1991.


The first single AronChupa bought was ‘Everybody’ by the Backstreet Boys. 


AronChupa’s single, I’m An Albatraoz, was just included in the Shazam Hall of Fame in the Top 100 most Shazamed of all time!


The song “I’m an Albatraoz” reached number 1 on the Swedish Singles Chart and in Denmark, and top 10 in many charts across Europe.


On 17 July 2020, he released the song “The Woodchuck Song”. It peaked at number 12 on Spotify’s “Sweden Viral 50”.




Chris Brown was banned from many countries, including the UK, following his infamous assault on Rihanna in 2009.


Chris Brown’s self-titled debut album was produced in under eight weeks.He apparently recorded up to 50 songs for the album before the final 14 were chosen.


In 2007 Chris Brown had a role as Kaitlin Cooper’s band-geek love interest ‘Will Tutt in the TV show The O.C.


Chris Brown self-titled debut album was originally going to be called ‘Young Love’.The idea was scrapped as it was decided it was too kiddie.


Chris Brown co-wrote Rihanna’s 2008 hit ‘Disturbia’ with Andre Merritt, Brian Kennedy and Rob.


Doja is another word for marijuana which she thought sounded cute and her love for cats is how the name Doja Cat was born. 


Doja Cat is Jewish.


At 11, Doja Cat took up break-dancing, and danced in a crew in Los Angeles. She also went surfing camp growing up.


She dropped out of high school in 11th grade and took up music. She started recording songs on GarageBand and posted them on SoundCloud.


Her debut single, “So High,” was released on SoundCloud in 2013 and then re-released as a single once she signed to a label.




“Big Energy” has since gone on to become Latto’s second Billboard Hot 100 hit, reaching a No. 76 on the chart 


Latto’s real name is Alyssa Michelle Stephens and she was born December 22, 1998. 


Latto’s mainstream breakthrough occurred with her 2019 single “B*tch from da Souf”, and soon afterwards signing with RCA Records. 


In August 2020, the song “B*tch from da Souf” entered the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 95.


Latto was nominated for Best New Hip Hop Artist at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards and was included on the 2020 XXL Freshman Class.



Paige is South African artist , known for her song “Mjolo” , which is sort of like a remix from Makhadzi’s version


Sdala B and Paige’s Ganama also did very well ,by doing so it  introduced Paige to the music world.


Their song has amassed a total of 10 million streams on all digital platforms and currently the most sort after groovy single in South Africa.


TikTok users has already started a challenge with the title “Ganama Zulu Version” and it has been used as the song background on over 100, 000 videos shared online on the platform.





When WizKid’s fourth studio album, Made In Lagos, originally dropped in October 2020, it quickly broke several streaming records among African artists.


Made In Lagos the first African album to debut on Spotify’s Global Album’s Chart.


The album racked up 100 million streams in only nine days.


Wizkid is no doubt the first Nigerian artiste to win three Billboard awards.


Wizkid’s “Come Closer” on which he featured Drake got up to a million views on YouTube within the first 24 hours of its release.




Zakes Bantwini was born on the 26th of April in 1981.


Zakhele Madida is the name he was given at birth. 


At the age of 12, Zakes Bantwini became a father, but despite his early fatherhood, he continued to finish his studies.


Zakes Bantwini organises an annual celebrity competition called 1Goal4Cancer to raise awareness about cancer in honour of his mother.


During his university studies that he formed a record label, Mayonie Productions.



Love Nwantiti has picked up 3.5 million streams in the UK, helping push it into this week’s Official Singles Chart Top 10 at Number 9.


CKay has revealed he hopes to become as big as fellow Nigerian artists Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido. 


Ckay is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa. 


Ckay was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group independent label services ADA.



Joeboy won Best Artiste in African Pop at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, and Best Pop at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.


Joeboy was nominated for multiple City People Entertainment Awards and The Headies.


Joeboy’s  music video for “Baby” surpassed 16 million views on YouTube.


Joeboy’s single “Baby” was released on March 1, 2019; it garnered 20 million streams across YouTube and Spotify in 2019.


Joeboy was the first of 100 recipients to earn a share of a $300,000 grant; he used his portion of the grant to shoot a music video for his single “Fààjí”.



In 2020, Kuami Eugene released his second album named Son of Africa. The album has 14 songs, including Show Body and Marry Me. 


In 2020 Kuami Eugene won the Artiste of the Year from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.


Kuami Eugene’s net worth could be around $50,000. 


Kuami Eugene is also adept at video games. In 2020, he beat competitor Kwadwo Sheldon to win the Joy Sports Face-Off Fife Best Player. 


Kuami Eugene’s hit song, Angela, has never won an award but has received many nominations.

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