HUAWEI JOBURG DAY IS BACK
Mate40 Pro powers HUAWEI Joburg Day. Online and live on-air on 28 May 2021.
MATE40 PRO POWERS HUAWEI JOBURG DAY WITH 947 - OUR SECOND EVER ONLINE HUAWEI JOBURG DAY
MOVING JOBURG’S FRESHEST TALENT FORWARD WITH HUAWEI MATE40 PRO, 947 AND YOU!
As much as we have the hottest artists on the Huawei Joburg Day line-up. It’s not complete until YOU say so! Huawei Mate40 Pro and 947 have been searching for Joburg’s freshest talent to perform with SA’s biggest stars at our second ever online Huawei Joburg Day with 947.
We’ve combed through dozens of entries from up-and-coming, undiscovered artists to get to this list of 10 finalists. Because of your vote, 2 of them could be performing for you at our second ever online Huawei Joburg Day with 947. Each of them will get R20 000; sessions with Mi Casa or Jesse Clegg to prepare them for their performance, and Huawei’s performance king, the Mate40 Pro to capture their entire journey for you.
We’ve picked the finalists for you, vote for your fave below:
Angie Purple Nobela
Singer songwriter, dancer and actress Angelina Ponisani Nobela AKA Angie Purples started her musical journey writing poems at the age of 15. From that developed her love for writing and performing. This talented soul has gone on to further her studies at Central Johannesburg College, where she studied Marketing Management.
Aston Gani AKA Izzy Lucid is a Hip Hop artist, songwriter and music producer who writes heartfelt music about emotional struggles, and about the beauty of finding the light in your life. His performing career started in 2012 at a local church event and it has grown to performing for audiences reaching 400 people.
Courtney Williams (Courus)
Singer, storyteller Courus moved from a small Eastern Cape town to Joburg with dreams of taking her craft and artistry to the next level. She sings various styles of music but her sound is described as a fusion of genres from Neo soul to Hip Hop to Contemporary Jazz to Soul and RnB.
Fred Angasisye has never really known where he fits in, so chose to stand out instead. Growing up Fred experienced a multitude of different people from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds. This provided him with a variety of musical and artistic influences ranging from 90s punk rock such as Blink 182 to Kwaito musicians like TKZ all the way to Hip Hop icons like Eminem and Kanye West.
Herena Sirindza is a musician who uses her voice as an instrument, displaying precision and agility, mixed with heartfelt emotion. Herena's singing gift was recognised from an early age of 11 but her recording career only began in 2017 with the release of her eponymous EP. She has since toured with the likes of Ntsiki Mazwai.
Jordan Rivers has a unique and vibrant sound presence. He is sure to entertain anyone who listens and even catch the attention of those who aren’t! Jordan plans to reach as many people with his music, with hopes of creating positivity and hope through his music. 2021 marks the start of a new chapter for Jordan as he is currently finishing up his first E.P which is set to release later this year.
From an early age Nic Jeffrey fell in love with songwriting and performing, with the dream of one day playing on the biggest stages across the country. Honing a refreshing mix of South African pop-rock and indie-folk, the multi-instrumentalist has drawn inspiration from local artists – like Matthew Mole, Jesse Clegg and Prime Circle – to create a very unique sound.
Thobeka Amanda (Amy Star)
Amy Star is a pianist and self-taught guitarist specializing in contemporary pop/RnB. She has studied music theory and classical music performance in piano before teaching music for the past 3 years. In addition, she has been composing and writing all the songs on her debut recording project, showing her skills of being so much more than just a singer.
Lesego Makwe is a soul RnB singer and songwriter professionally know as Lee Alanna. She grew up in a musical family with both parents operating a well know choir. As someone who loves and writes their own music, she says music has helped her not only overcome medical illness but helped her believe in herself. She makes music in the hope that it inspires people to truly accept their authentic self so that they can truly live a meaningful life – the same effect it had on her.
Steven Lee Lewis
Steven Lee Lewis has been in the music industry for approximately 16 years. He was a X Factor South Africa winner back in 2015 with the group FOUR. He has travelled and performed across SA and even had roles on Tv Series, Movies and Adverts. His performance style is very energetic and passionate while his music style is versatile - accommodating all races, ages and backgrounds.