Former SA Idols contestant Lloyiso signs with Republic Records

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Nondwe Maqubela

14 days ago
Former SA Idols contestant Lloyiso signs with Republic Records

International phenomenon South African singer and songwriter, Lloyiso has signed with Universal Music Group South Africa and Republic Records. He makes history as the first South African artist to sign with Republic Records.

The 22-year-old is over the moon about the massive signing and got a chance to speak to Anele Mdoda about his journey in the music industry so far as well as what the new opportunity means to him.

Listen to Lloyiso chat with Anele And The Club On 947

You have one of the biggest songs in the country, in the continent when you teamed up with DJ Zinhle.

Anele Mdoda, Anele and the Club on 947

(new track) It's called Seasons. It's about self-love, and experiencing love in different seasons.

Lloyiso, singer songwriter

This guy is living my dream. As a kid, I used to dream of these kinds of things happening, if you are a musician like it's your ultimate. In any level of musician, you dream that this might happen.

Frankie, co-host of #AneleAndTheClub

How are you guys not crying? I'm can't stop crying. Lloyiso I'm so proud of you, my baby!

Anele Mdoda, Anele and the Club On 947

Fluent in English and isiXhosa, he draws his influences from Sam Smith, Drake, Frank Ocean, Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé.

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