Spotify names Nomfundo Moh as latest EQUAL Africa artist
Global streaming giant Spotify announced today that Nomfundo Moh has been selected to join the EQUAL Africa program aimed at spotlighting African female artists.
The accolade follows Nomfundo’s debut Afropop album, Amagama, released in January of this year.
She joins DBN Gogo as the second South African artist chosen to be part of the platform’s flagship program which amplifies the voices of talented African women.
The 21-year-old rising star draws inspiration from Ami Faku, Amanda Black and Mthunzi – all talented artists who have managed to inject their own creative perspectives into African music.
Nomfundo’s professional journey began when she joined her church choir and then began recording covers of her favorite songs. Her debut single, Lilizela, was released in 2020 and was produced by award-winning producer Naxion-cross.
“Being part of Spotify’s EQUAL program actually shows me that my talent as a woman is recognized and that there are people out there who are willing to help me. People who see my vision and ambition and people who want to propel me to greater heights,” says Nomfundo, adding that women should seize opportunities and use their superpowers.
Spotify welcomes Nomfundo, which joins the EQUAL program’s list of talented African women making waves in music, as part of its drive to foster gender equality and provide a platform to celebrate influential female artists from around the world. African music.
“We are proud to welcome a talent like Nomfundo to the EQUAL program”, says Phiona Okumu, Spotify’s Head of Music for Sub-Saharan Africa.
“Our commitment to finding and amplifying the voices of African women creators on the African continent has led us to find exceptional voices like Nomfundo, and the incredible talents before her, like Ayra Starr, Amaarae and DBN Gogo. We hope other young female designers will see this as proof that their talents can and will be recognized and supported,” she concludes.
Tracks from Nomfundo’s Amagama album feature on the EQUAL Africa and EQUAL Global playlists.
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