Simmy, whose real name is Simphiwe Nhlangulela, is a South African musician and songwriter who sings neo-soul and neo-folk music. She is a fast-rising musician who came into the limelight in 2014 after unsuccessfully participating in song competitions in South Africa. Here is all about her.
She has done several songs, some of which have put her in the spotlight. She aspires to work with the likes of country music diva Dolly Parton, Letta Mbulu, Sjava, and Thandiswa Mazwai. She has developed much confidence from her music performances and gets better like a fine wine. Read more about her here.
Simmy profile summary
- Full name: Simphiwe Nhlangulela
- Age: 24
- Year of birth: 1996
- Marital status: single
- Profession: Singer and songwriter
- Twitter: @simmymusicsa
- Instagram: @simmymusicsa
Simmy early life and career
She is the youngest of four children and was born in 1995, and she has aging parents who were strict while she was growing up. She comes from a musical family, and her elder brother and sister both love music and are a big part of her inspiration, while her father loves Maskandi and country music. The old-school beat inspires her music.
The young musician attended Kwa Zulu Natal University for a Social Studies degree. While at university, she met Sun-EL musician and record producer who asked her to sing him a song. Sun-EL loved her music and signed her into his label EL World Music. However, she had tried her luck earlier in music competitions like Idols South Africa as well as South Africa’s got talent but was not successful.
She came into the limelight after collaborating with Sun-EL in the song Ntada Ezikude. She claims to have learned a lot in the music industry since she was a very shy girl, and she has come to know that it is not all about music but about the business part of it as well. Today, she can stand before crowds and feel no fear as her confidence has increased.
Her parent's identity is unknown. However, her father inspired her musical gift as a child as he loved to play Maskandi and country music.
She has recorded several songs, including Ntaba Ezikude and Simmy Ubala, which were released in 2018. She has also done Simmy Nawe, Simmy Ngonile, Simmy Ngiyesaba, and Sonini.
Simmy Tugela Fairy is her recent album, which is now trending in South Africa’s entertainment scene. The album contains Simmy Ubala cool story bro song, among other songs. Simmy age at the time of her first song release was 17 years.
Since South Africa is on lockdown following a government directive in a bid to curb the Coronavirus, she will be privileged to perform a music concert online courtesy of the KZN department of arts and culture in South Africa. The news was shared widely on Twitter.
Is Simmy single?
She is single, as there is no evidence that she is dating any man.
Simmy is an outstanding South African musician known for her neo-soul and neo-folk beats that have earned her acclaim as a fast-rising music star. She is passionate about music and hopes to do more in the future.
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