- Sjava is celebrating a big win as his EP has reached one million streams, a big achievement for an independent artist
- Umsebenzi is Sjava's first solo project after leaving the record label Ambitiouz Entertainment
- Sjava thanked his fans for listening to his work and respecting his craft, he wrote "Siyabonga" on social media
Sjava recently dropped his EP, Umsebenzi, and is now celebrating a big win. The EP has now reached a total of one million streams and he has done the unthinkable after he decided to become an independent artist.
Sjava left the record label Ambitiouz Entertainment to move onto greener pastures and it seems like it is working for him. The BET award-winning artist hasn't had the best year as he had a number of personal affairs interfering with his career.
His passion for music kept him going and he released Umsebenzi, the second project out of his record label, Cartel 1020. His first project was Isambulo, which was complied by upcoming artists that he signed to his record label along with record producer, Ruff.
Sjava released Umsebenzi on 4 December without doing any prior promotional work but it has quickly become one of his most iconic projects.
He took to social media to give thanks for how well his EP is doing. Sjava is celebrating a big win that many artists struggle to achieve as independent artists.
"Siyabonga ngokuhlonipha umsebenzi," he wrote on social media, which means: "Thank you for respecting my work."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that SA rappers reacted to Big Zulu's Imali Eningi topping hip hop charts. Big Zulu has one of the biggest songs in the country currently. The hip-hop song with catchy lyrics is one of the most-played tracks on radio and TV stations across Mzansi.
Inkabi features Riky Rick and Intaba Yase Dubai on the viral track. Many people have shared that Imali Eningi is 2020's song of the year. The track has been trending on social media ever since the rapper dropped it a few weeks ago.
Mzansi rappers have also taken to social media to show love to the big tune. They have praised Big Zulu for elevating SA hip-hop with his massive song.
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