Samthing Soweto Turns 33: 4 Cool Facts About the Singer & Songwriter

Samthing Soweto Turns 33: 4 Cool Facts About the Singer & Songwriter

Samthing Soweto, who is one of the most talented vocalists in Mzansi, is turning 33 on this day, 21 January. The singer is famous in Mzansi for his dope tracks such as AmaDM and Akulaleki was born in Soweto in 1988.

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The star became famous in the country after he featured on Sun-El Musician's smash hit titled Akanamali in 2017. Following the collaboration, the musician started working with Amapiano producers and dropped bangers. He has worked with Amapiano heavyweights such as DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small.

The talented Samthing Soweto has continued to bless Mzansi with dope music ever since his big break in 2017. He is also currently one of the most talented songwriters. Briefly.co.za takes a look at 4 interesting facts about the popular musician.

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1. Real name

The star's real name is Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba. He was born in Protea North, Soweto. Not many people know his real name because he prefers using his moniker. The songwriter from Soweto, who is a former The Soil member, is known across the country by his stage name, Samthing Soweto.

2. Debut album

Samthing dropped his debut project titled This N That Without Tempo in 2010. The album was a fusion of acapella and soul. It consisted on 10 tracks. It had dope tracks such as Peace N Lovely Things, Let It Happen and Jazz In My Head.

3. Departure from debut album sound

The singer introduced fusions of Afro Pop, Amapiano and RnB for his second album titled Isphithiphithi. He dropped the project in 2019. The 13-track album had Amapiano hits such as AmaDM and Akulaleki. The album took the star's career to another level. He started touring across the country.

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4. Awards

Samthing Soweto has won a couple of awards including the SAMA award for Best Afro Pop Album for Isphithiphithi, a SAMA award for Highest Airplay Song of the Year for Akanamali with Sun-El Musician and another SAMA trophy for Collaboration of the year with Sun-El Musician.

Samthing Soweto Turns 33: 4 Cool Facts About the Singer & Songwriter

Samthing Soweto is turning 33 on 21 January. Image: @samthingsoweto
Source: Instagram

In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported that Nasty C has taken to social media to share a snippet of an unreleased song. The star shared the preview of the track titled If You Wanna on Instagram on Tuesday, 19 January.

The There They Go hitmaker challenged his fans to dance to the track and share their videos on TikTok. In the short clip he posted, is a graphic of a cassette tape. The rapper captioned the post:

"Thanks in advance #IfYouWanna."

The musician last dropped a project in August 2020 when he released his album titled Zulu Man With Some Power. It seems the star has been using his time in lockdown to record new music. He did not share when he will drop the new song. His fans took to his comment section to share their thoughts on the number.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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