5 Things You Should Know About 9umba

5 Things You Should Know About 9umba. The townships around Pretoria (or greater Pitori area) have produced some of the most recognisable Amapiano songs and artists over the past five years. Most recently, a crop of producers has developed a recognisably Pitori variant of Piano that is gaining recognition. Here’s one of the many artists building amapiano sound.

Check out these 5 facts about 9umba:

1 A Lesotho born multi-talented musician (saxophonist, Pianist, Djembe drummer and Marimbist), DJ and self-taught Producer 9umba is young upcoming star. He has worked extremely hard to get his name among the Amapiano Greats such as DJ Maphorisa, KabzaDeSmall, JosiahDeDisciple etc.

2 He started his career in 2015 as a rapper and as time progressed, he moved through different genres finally landing on Amapiano.

3 He grew up listening to RnB, soul, reggae, soukouss, salsa and Sotho music.

4 Letlotlo-la-Bakuena is currently studying Bcom Business Management at the University of Pretoria.

5 In 2020, 9umba produced two of the biggest songs in South Africa called VSOP and uLazi. 9umba produced uLazi alone and co-produced VSOP along side Busta929 while adding his wonderful Saxophone sound to the song with his famously known vocal melody “Iwe Mama weya he”.

Start typing and press Enter to search