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The East London, the South African born musician, composer, producer and curator Msaki, has carved a lane all of her own makings and has always had a knack for effortlessly voicing our inner fears, hopes and desires.

She is a consummate artist whose creativity is a rarity finding expression in how she does community and business alike. The owner of a publishing company, Oneshushuday Publishing, where her love for the craft sees her organizing songwriting workshops and co-writing happenings as culture.

Her poetic lyrics and unforgettable melodies have landed right in the hearts of her growing audience just when they needed them most.

With the release of Msaki’s sophomore double album, ‘’Platinumb Heart,’’ in November 2021, she pushed boundaries giving both her singer-songwriter acoustic and electronic/producer sides time to shine.

In January 2022, Msaki collaborated on the song “Own The Future” with Goodluck, Shekhinah, and YoungstaCPT. She also received a nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year at the Global Music Awards Africa 2022.

To showcase the diversity and complexity of African music she founded ALTBLK assisting in shaping a collective identity for artists who straddle genres, referencing past heritage(s) while searching for future sounds.


FACEBOOK: Msaki       TWITTER: @Msaki_ZA         INSTAGRAM: @msaki_za



Kususa is a South African electronic dance duo consisting of Joshua Sihle Sokweba (Kunzima Theology) and Mncedi Tshicila (Samurai Yasusa). The band's name, "Kususa," is a combination of the members' stage names as well as a term that, when loosely...


DeMajor is a house artist who dabbles in tribal and Afro-house genres. The self-taught producer, who was enthusiastic about music, engaged in music school, which improved his musical ability and surely provided him with the finesse to compose blazing sounds...
M.I Blue

M.I. Blue

The alternative-soul singer and composer M.I. Blue is among the most multifaceted performers you will encounter. The female Eritrean artist embodies the spirit, sound, and culture of Toronto's burgeoning music industry. Her own East African heritage as well as jazz...


RoTation is perhaps one of Sudan's most diverse rappers. His saucy delivery and lyrical approach have also earned him a unique spot in the hearts of his contemporaries. Rapper, songwriter, and producer roTation can effortlessly go from fast spitting to...
Joya Mooi

Joya Mooi

South African and Dutch songbird Joya Mooi's name seems destined for a life of happiness and beauty wrapped in her mesmerizing vocals. She is gifted with unadulterated penmanship, a seductive vocal range, and a burning desire to transform the memories,...


In order to produce music that is full of mesmerizing instrumentals and somber simplicity, Congolese musician DESIIRE, who is based in Toronto, provides a distinctive combination of R&B, Afro, Electronic, and Hip-Hop. Inspired by pioneering African artists like Papa Wemba,...
Deena Abdelwahed

Deena Abdelwahed

Tunisian vocalist Deena Abdelwahed earned her stripes on the Tunisian scene and as part of the Arabstazy collective and is noted for her hybridized DJ sets. Deena was born in the Qatari city of Doha in 1989, and her incredible...


Coming from Arlington, Virginia, and born to Sudanese parents, Gihad, known as G-SALIH, has always been thoughtful with his bars. His distinctive style draws the listener's attention right away, and his powerful lyricism empowers them to sink into the lessons...


Born of an African-American mother and a Sudanese father, Oddisee, whose real name is Amir Mohamed el Khalifa is renowned for his productions with a hip-hop foundation that combines jazz, funk, and go-go influences with unflinching conviction and candor while...


Amaal comes through as a singer-songwriter of Somali-Canadian descent, crafting mellifluous R&B that spans the spectrum of human experience. She is presently one of North America's most fascinating Somali R&B singers. Amaal started her incredible trip in the war-torn city...