Born in Pretoria and growing up in Mamelodi Pretoria, Naftali has always been inspired by music. In his Primary and High school days he was always participating in the school concerts, and his musical presents was always felt.
As his musical talents grew it became more and more apparent that his voice was something unique and special, fusing together styles from South, West and East Africa.
Naftali of the Royal Family continues to work with a number of different musicians and musical styles, which allows him to explore a variety of sounds of expression. His talent has allowed him to play shows all over South Africa, and its neighboring countries.