Joining us once again is rapper, singer and actor, Jabulani Hadebe, who is better known by many of his adoring fans as Sjava, as he returns in the studio after his recent win at the international 2018 BET Awards, in June.
Sjava only became a household name name recently, through his music but before that Sjava had already acted in some of the country’s biggest soapies; such as SABC1’s Generations, Soul City and Zone 14, and SABC2’s 7de Laan, he also acted in the controversial Gugu noAndile. He released his debut album ‘Isina Muva’ in 2016, which became number 1 on iTunes on it’s first day, and went on to win Best Produced Album at the 2017 Metro Awards. The album recently reached Gold Status, which Sjava has celebrated by releasing a deluxe version of the album titled Isina Muva: Gold Deluxe.
Sjava has gone on to accomplish a lot in the short period of time since we last saw him in the studio. He first made waves when he was one of a three South African to be featured on the soundtrack of one of the biggest blockbuster films of 2018, Black Panther, this opened him to reaching a global audience. He also won the Viewers' Choice: Best International Act Award at the 2018 BET Awards, in Los Angeles, where the rest world fell in love with him because of his amazing African attire and heartfelt acceptance speech. His latest project is ‘Umphakho 4 track EP which spawned the lead single “Abangani” which has been a mainstay on a number of charts.