Artists that have worked on a.Faya music as singers, instrumentalists and songwriters are featured on the slides. Over the years Afaya has worked with some of the best musicians in the land. Also visit Music In Africa


Aura Msimang  –  MXO   – Faya UmanFumani Leomile Motsetsela –  Gontse Segona  – Vudu Ya Kwantu  – Oupa Mokoena  –Tumelo Moloi  –  Thabang NoosiThemba Dlamini  Ngakana MonyeloTdo Minato  – Sibonelo Sibembe –  Siphesihle GwalaSimphiwe SekhuteThemba Msomi

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a.Faya is inspired by the artists featured here as well as a host of legendary music makers from the continent and beyond. Some of the music recorded here is influenced by artists like the Union Of South Africa (Hugh Masekela, Jonas Gwangwa, Caiphus Semenya), Fela Kuti, Sun Ra, Babyface, Quincy Jones, Stimela and Ray Phiri, Jimi Hendrix, Prince.

Other notable influences are from the Nguni and Ndau cultures which flow many spiritual echoes within our spaces.