An Introduction to Msaki, South Africa’s Rising Star
Blog Introduction: If you haven’t heard the name Msaki yet, you’re about to. This South African singer-songwriter has been making waves in the music industry for a few years now and has already made a huge impact in her home country and beyond. Let’s take a closer look at the woman behind the music and discover exactly what makes her so special.
Msaki Biography Profile
|Real Name||Asanda Lusaseni Mvana|
|Age||34 Years Old|
|Date of Birth||31st December 1988|
|State of Origin||Johannesburg|
|Occupation||Singer, Songwriter, Composer|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Who is Msaki?
Msaki (real name Zinzi Mputi) is an Afro-Soul artist from East London, South Africa. She is best known for her captivating live performances, powerful lyrics and unique sound which blends traditional African rhythms with electronic beats. Her lyrics focus on social issues such as political oppression, gender equality, LGBTQ rights, racism and more.
Msaki’s career took off in 2016 when she released her debut EP ‘Zaziyo’ to critical acclaim. She went on to perform at major festivals including Rocking The Daisies, Oppikoppi and Ashburner Jazz Festival as well as supporting international acts like John Legend on their South African tours. In 2017 she was nominated for Best Newcomer at the SAMAs (South African Music Awards) and Best Live Act at the South African Hip Hop Awards.
In 2019 she released her much anticipated debut album – ‘Siyoshona’ – which translates to ‘we are listening’. The album was produced by award-winning producer Spoek Mathambo who had previously worked with artists such as Die Antwoord and Petite Noir. The standout tracks on the album include ‘Yalelanga’ featuring Zimbabwean artist Shingai Shoniwa (formerly of Noisettes) as well as ‘Uhambo’ ft Nakhane Toure which was featured on HBO’s hit show Euphoria starring Zendaya Coleman. The album was well received by fans and critics alike and solidified Msaki’s place amongst the top artists coming out of South Africa today.
Msaki Biography Social Profiles
|Msaki – YouTube|
|#Platinumbheart🖤 (@Msaki_ZA) / Twitter|
|Msaki (@msaki_za) • Instagram photos and videos|
|Msaki – Wikipedia|
|Msaki | Spotify|
From humble beginnings in East London to performing alongside some of music’s biggest stars, it’s clear that there is no stopping Msaki now! With a unique sound that blends traditional African rhythms with modern production techniques, powerful lyrics that tackle important social issues and stellar live performances, this rising star is one you won’t want to miss out on! So make sure you keep up with all things Msaki—you won’t regret it! It truly looks like this is only just getting started for this talented young artist! Be sure to check out all things Msaki if you haven’t already—you won’t regret it! Keep your eyes peeled for more great things from this rising star!