Camagwini returns to music after a five-year break


She is back and has no intention of ever leaving again.

Camagawini prematurely left the music industry even before her contract at record label Native Rhythms could come to an end.

After recording and releasing the album Rebirth the 36-year-old says she quit music without a plan.

“I just got a voice in my head telling me to quit and stay home with my daughter,” she tells Move!.

“I just lost interest in making songs and writing music,”.

For five years the Amahule singer was at home with her six-year-old daughter Zivile – who is named after her debut album.

“I was taking care of my child and mostly partying hard, I just went through a phase I guess. But it was needed.”

Camagwini says she didn’t have to worry too much about money as she was living off her royalties and the father of her child was taking care of both of them.

“I am so blessed to have such a responsible person in my life. He is a great father and was a support system for me during the five years,” she says.

But having experienced what it is like to be away from the limelight, Camagwini says she is back and has no intention of leaving again.

“You can never plan the future, but what I know now is that I am here to stay,” she says.

In her current ten-track album titled Zanemvulakazi, Camagwini features Bonga Imbongi, Black Les and Siziwe Ngema. Her single Dubai has been topping radio charts and she plans to release more singles before the end of the year. “The fans are happy to see me back and all I will be doing now is making sure that I give them the best of me,” she says.

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