In the rhythmic heart of Mbombela, in Mpumalanga, a musical maestro named Soul Ngwane emerges as a powerful advocate for cultural celebration and linguistic pride. This Afro Soul and Pop artist has not only graced the music scene since 2009 but has become a torchbearer for the Siswati language, weaving its essence into every note and lyric.
Soul Ngwane’s artistic journey took a significant turn when he collaborated with the illustrious Jazz Maestro Bholoja from eSwatini. Together, they embarked on a musical exploration that fused traditional Siswati sounds with contemporary beats, resulting in a harmonious blend that resonates with audiences on a profound level.
In 2019, Soul Ngwane introduced the world to his debut album, “Luhambo Lwami.” Comprising 12 tracks, each a melodic narrative, the album serves as a testament to Soul Ngwane’s dedication to both his craft and the rich cultural tapestry of Siswati heritage.
The year 2021 marked a pivotal moment in Soul Ngwane’s career as he received nominations in the SATMA Awards and Mpumalanga Music Awards, both in the esteemed category of Best Siswati Artist. This recognition underscored his commitment to promoting and preserving the linguistic beauty of Siswati through his musical creations.
Two standout tracks, “Nonjabulo” and “Liphupho Lwami,” have catapulted Soul Ngwane to popularity, with the latter even earning the distinction of being played as the Song of the Week on Ligwalagwala FM’s Mzansi Breakfast Show, hosted by the charismatic Madumane.
Looking ahead, Soul Ngwane is currently collaborating on an EP with Bholoja, promising an immersive musical experience for his growing fanbase. His aspirations extend to performing at prestigious events like the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Bushfire, and Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival in the future.
For those eager to connect with Soul Ngwane and immerse themselves in his musical journey, his tracks are available on popular platforms such as Spotify, Deezer, YouTube, and iTunes. Follow him on all social networks as Soul Ngwane to stay updated on his latest releases and ventures. For bookings, reach out to him at 066 411 7356 or 081 843 4862, and witness the magic of Soul Ngwane as he continues to harmonize cultures and celebrate the beauty of Siswati through his soulful melodies.