SIPHOKAZI ~ AFROJAZZ (SOUTH AFRICA) 2016

Siphokazi was born in the the Eastern Cape of South Africa.  She started her career as a backing vocalist for established musicians like Stimela, Ringo, Zamajobe, Tshepo Tsola and also did studio sessions for many SA artists and musicians,in the process she was studying Music Technology.She has released 3 albums so far and she is working on her fourth one.  Her first album sold more than 100 000 copies and counting.  Siphokazi is well known for her popular song AMACALA which became the national anthem in the music industry and the whole country.
Special information or comments: Siphokazi shared a stage with the likes of Kirk Franklin, India Arie, Chaka Khan, Olletta Adams, Gladys Knight, Regina Belle, Oliver Mtukudzi, Hugh Masekela, Yolanda Adams, Caiphas Semenya, Letta Mbulu, Stimela just to mention a few.  She also appeared  in a movie called Catch a Fire as a backing singer in a band that was featured in that movie.  Siphokazi also performed in Midem 2016 international music  show and conference in France, Cannes. She performed at Espace Mont and the Cotton Lounge.
Her accolades are as follows:
1.  2 Sama awards.
2.  3 Metro awards
3.  1 SATMA award
4.  1 Saafma award
5.  1 Ecma award
6. She was also a Kora nominee
Recordings (title and year): Ubuntu Bam.   2006
Ndinovuyo.      2008
Ethembeni.      2010
Love Too Deep (single) 2014