01. Happy People$0.69
Khole is a contemporary Swati girl with a heart full of song. Having spent her early years in the village Ngogola under the care of her grandmother, she has always been surrounded by nature and livestock. Khole soon moved to the city Mbabane with her parents. She admits that she loves the city but her heart is in the country. There is evident in her music as some of her compositions pay homage to her roots. Loyal to old fashioned contemporary music, she is always looking for ways to surprise her audience by incorporating what's new with what is old. Her influences are diverse from Jazz pop African R&B music. She looks up to the likes of Nina Simone, Busi Mhlongo, Amy Winehouse, Brenda Fassie, Thandiswa Mazwaai, lyra, Randy Crawford. Gifted with enchanting voice and songwriting ability, she sings away your blues and gives hope for a brighter tomorrow. Her music has been described as full of nostalgia, a sound, words and feeling that linger. Khole’s music is always underlined with a serious message, poetically she voices out issues of depression, abuse, inequality of which some are her own personal struggles and she encourages people to keep fighting for their lives.
Released two singles “Sikhatsi Sami” and “Ngijika emnyango” that were produced by the award winning producer Sub Jams and all records made it to the number one spot on “The MTN EBIS 2 Top 20 Chat Show”, making Khole a household name. She has worked with Eswatini top afro jazz artist Itallo as a backup vocalist and lead vocalist on stage and in studio. She is a true definition of a complete as she performs and composes her music. She has successfully won so many hearts with her soulful rendition of Afro sounds which has seen her gracing a host of corporate events, having been on stage as a main entertainer at the “2018 MTN PLS AWARDS” as well as “THE KING'S SUPER CUP LAUNCH DINNER” alongside veteran Swazi soul vocalist BHOLOJA. She has also featured in a number of festivals & public shows in & outside Swaziland, most recently Standard Bank Luju Festival.
Khole was the recipient of the Southern African Delphi singer award 2016 presented to her by “Eswatini Arts and Culture” CEO Stanley Dlamini and South African Imbongi Zolani Mkhiva. She is passionate about the development of the arts in Swaziland, recently joined “The Swaziland Arts & Music Association” (SWAMA), is an active supporter of the Rooted Soulz poetry movement, and an active member of the Arts Awake movement. Khole is currently in studio recording her first album. She is supported by legendary award winning band SoulFriends who she has been working with for over a year.