Xolisa says: “Siphila ngaye”

2015-06-25 06:00

Xolisa Kwinana is back with another album bigger and better, he says. 

Mandla MAhashe

Xolisa Kwinana is back with another album bigger and better, he says. PHOTO: Mandla MAhashe

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After a winning a music competition last year Xolisa Kwinana has just released his second gospel album.

The 22-year-old from Bluedowns made history after being crowned the Cape Town Gospel Competition champion in June 2014.

Since then, he has gone to record his album in Johannesburg where he says he learned a lot.

“Winning that competition has opened a whole new world for me and I hope the message in my music, the quality of the recording has improved and I have a grown as a worshipper,” said the young man who first embarked on his musical journey at the age of Sixteen.

His latest album entitled Siphila Ngaye was released on 4 June and according to him it has been well received.

“I’m very humbled to see people joining me in song during my performances especially with the song Siphila Ngaye,” he told City Vision. He said he had come a long since recording his debut album titled I will come out.

Siphila Ngaye is an album that can be classified as traditional gospel album withsome songs of taking the praise and worship element that Kwinana is known for; it is available at all good music stores nationally.

Kwinana told City Vision that he hoped to release many more albums but was also focusing on empowering young boys since he grew up without a father.

“I have notice that I have become an influence on these young boys as many of them taking my style of singing. Now I want use that influence to help guide them and make sure that they took can lead successful lives,” he said.

He said that he will also launch his album and tour the country to take his music to the masses. More information will be revealed on his social network pages

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