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Music For The Soul All Day

Meet singer Nomfusi whose soothing vocals are just what you need

BY YAZA Nigeria Team

Aug 02, 2021, 01:32 PM

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It's the music you didn't know you needed. Having been born from a sangoma who loved music and would sing traditional music every chance she got, songstress Nomfusi knew from a very young age that music would be a huge part of her calling and her purpose.

The singer, who is described as a singer, songwriter, world-touring artist, mentor to young ladies, a mother, and a wife, has found a way to infuse her purpose into her music. In an interview with YAZA, the well-traveled singer took us back to her ‘genesis’ as a musician.

“My journey started at an early age I was thought of music by watching my late mom singing traditional songs as she was a sangoma, then I started working as a waiter and singing at the same eatery place in Cape Town,” she said.

Nomfusi said her life was forever changed after she was spotted by a music scouter. Her latest music offering is inspired by the isiXhosa idiom “Iqaqa aliziva kunuka", which when translated loosely means “People are generally unable to see or recognize their faults”.
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