Ugu Jazz Festival 2018Ugu Jazz Festival 2018

Skye Wanda


Skye Wanda

Skye Wanda is a vocalist and rapper who’s music infuses jazz, gospel, R&B neo-soul and hip hop to create her own distinct and style and sound, rounded up with catchy melodies and fresh lyrics. Her vocal capabilities are rich and her performance skills moves people every time she gets onto a stage. It is no wonder that now she is ready for a new direction and challenge in her musical career.

From starting to sing as a young girl in church to backing her mothers band and arranging her songs to being a rap artist. Her presence is certainly expanding and growing in strength and she is prepared to set new boundaries each time.

Skye Wanda has performed at lots of South African stages, such as City Hall, Oppikoppi, The Playhouse, Splashy Fen, Capello’s, Zulu Jazz Lounge and Fashion TV. Before her solo career she did backing vocals for artists such as Pastor Andile ka Majola, Sambulo, Nana Mhlongo. 2009 saw the release of Skye Wanda’s debut album THE VALEDICTORIAN as an independent release and focused on the KZN hip hop market. Skye Wanda has continuous airplay on stations such as Gagasi FM and uKhozi FM.Especially the single “Merciless Wanda” has gained her a lot of respect.