Sjava
Sjava

Sjava

ZAFR&B, Contemporary R&B
958,491 monthly listeners
  • 1.3M followers
  • 1.3M followers
  • 108.9K followers
  • 1.4K followers
  • 74.9K fans

Sjava's Top Spotify Songs

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Artist Name
Typhoon (feat. Sastii, LaCabra, Lowfeye, Blue Papi)
115.7K streams
2
Artist Name
Sayona
96.3K streams
3
Artist Name
Umbayimbayi
87.5K streams
4
Artist Name
Egoli (feat. Sjava)
79K streams
5
Artist Name
Seasons (with Sjava & Reason)
63.8K streams
115.7K
Streams last week
96.3K
Streams last week

Sayona

Inkabi Zezwe, Sjava, Big Zulu
87.5K
Streams last week
79K
Streams last week
63.8K
Streams last week
55.8K
Streams last week
47.3K
Streams last week
42.4K
Streams last week
41.5K
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Race

Sjava, A-Reece, K-Shine
41.2K
Streams last week

Sjava's YouTube Videos

15M
Views
Sjava - Umama (Official Music Video) (Prod. Mace)
Youtube
15M views
Jan 28, 2019
8.9M
Views
Mlindo The Vocalist - Egoli ft. Sjava
Youtube
8.9M views
Jul 23, 2019
8.2M
Views

Sjava & Dj Maphorisa - Ngempela Ft Howard

Ambitiouz Entertainment

Sjava & Dj Maphorisa - Ngempela Ft Howard
Youtube
8.2M views
Jul 20, 2017

Sjava's Top Spotify Playlists in the past 3 Months

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Afropop
by Spotify
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Sensual Songs 💞
by Spotify
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Yoga Feels
by Spotify
4
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Mzansi Raps
by Spotify
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The Marvels and The MCU
by Spotify
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Sjava's Chart Ranks

Past 12 Months

Events7 Events

Oct
07-07
Spring Fiesta
South Africa
ZAF
, BoksburgN/A N/A
Past
Feb
04-04
Cotton Fest
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Jun-Jul
25-02
Roskilde Festival
Denmark
DNK
, RoskildeN/A N/A
Past
Apr
23-24
Cotton Fest
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Feb
11-13
Sauti Za Busara
Tanzania
TZA
, ZanzibarN/A N/A
Past

Sjava's Past Events7 Events

  • Spring Fiesta festival

    Uncle Waffles, Big Zulu, Young Stunna, Sjava, DJ Tira, DBN GOGO, Daliwonga, A-Reece, Blxckie, Prince Kaybee, Sun-EL Musician, Dlala Thukzin, Murumba Pitch, LAMIEZ HOLWORTHY, Mörda, Da Capo, 25K, Anatii, Big Nuz, Loatinover Pounds, Darque, Enoo Napa, Chronical Deep, Djeff, Dwson, China Charmeleon, SIÓ, Dj Clen, Dj Vitoto, Mo Flava, Vanco, Hypaphonik, Da Africa Deep, Ryan the DJ, Harrison Crump, Andre Lodemann, Ayanda MVP, KVRVBO, Masšh, Thabo Tonick, Dj Kyotic, Clock, Roger Goode, Tea White, Jay Em, DJ Buhle, Jovislash, LesediTheDJ, El Payo, Christos, Thabo, Fif_laaa, Dj KillaMo, Mac Breezy, Spontaneous DJ, No Comply, DJ Mbuso, Judy Jay, CAIRO, DJ Terance
    ZAF, Boksburg
    Medium
  • Cotton Fest festival

    DJ Maphorisa, Uncle Waffles, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Tyler ICU, Focalistic, MaWhoo, Oscar Mbo, Big Zulu, Mellow & Sleazy, Young Stunna, Sjava, DBN GOGO, Blaq Diamond, Felo le Tee, A-Reece, Blxckie, Pabi Cooper, Emtee, K.O, Sam Deep, Costa Titch, Elaine, Musa Keys, Nadia Nakai, TOSS, Robot Boii, Soa Mattrix, Mas Musiq, Maglera Doe Boy, Reece Madlisa, Ch'cco, KMAT, Mörda, Okmalumkoolkat, Da Capo, Gaba Cannal, Priddy Ugly, 25K, Shane Eagle, Mdu a.k.a Trp, Mash​Beatz, Semi Tee, Anatii, Uncle Vinny, YoungstaCpt, Abidoza, Zuma, Touchline, Yumbs, Tshego, Sino Msolo, Mashudu, FLVME, DJ SLIQE, Distruction Boyz, Stilo Magolide, 031CHOPPA, Lucas Raps, Thato Saul, Frank Casino, Lebza TheVillain, Bravo Le Roux, Dee Koala, Sizwe Alakine, Moozlie, Jay Jody, TDK Macassette, Ney, K.Keed, Majorsteez, Slade, M.J, DJ Venom, Flow Jones Jr., 2woshort, Stino Le Thwenny, Kaygee The Vibe, Roiii, Shishiliza, ReaDaSoul, PatrickxxLee, Audiomarc, Holy Alpha, TBO, Dr Peppa, DJHarvey, DJ LeSoul, scumie, Tyson Sybateli, Ka$hCPT, Espiquet, Ms Cosmo, Ma Lemon, DJ pH, Uncool MC, K1llbrady, Loki., LuuDaDeejay, yungseruno, Goodguy Styles, jaykatana, DJ Stopper, King Deetoy, Phantom Steeze, BELO SALO, KindlyNxsh, lilnosebleedd, Horid the Messiah, Dj Kyotic, Nvcho, Case-Klowzed, HENNYBELIT, LeoDaLeo, DJ Kaymoworld, BoiBizza, Willy Cardiac, Herc Cut The Lights, SHOULDBEYUANG, Kiddo CSA, 808 Sallie, Champuru Makhenzo, Stompiiey, NOTBENJAMIN, DJ Doowap, Lord Script, Lash T, Buzzi Lee, Lookatups, DJ Sandiso, Benny Chill, Soul Jam, Zādok, Mustbedubz, LesediTheDJ, Money Badoo, Asvnte, Eddie Soul, Uncle Partytime, Taura Montana, Leezy Lindokuhle, Kevi Kev, Dj Candii, Legendary Crisp, Trusted SLK, Fif_laaa, Dj Meech, Hopemasta, KING KY, BLEACHRS, Cye, DJ Banques, Skolleywood, Soulphobic, Jägermeister Brass Cartel, Fresh Ty, YungkiddReezy, Authentic
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Small
  • Roskilde Festival festival

    Post Malone, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, Tyler, the Creator, Jack Harlow, Mitski, Polo G, Rae Sremmurd, Fred again.., The Strokes, Kacey Musgraves, PinkPantheress, TLC, Jimmy Eat World, Phoebe Bridgers, Ashnikko, Poppy, Black Pumas, Melike Şahin, St. Vincent, HAIM, Modest Mouse, grandson, Little Simz, Fontaines D.C., The Blaze, Big Thief, Sierra Ferrell, IDLES, Sigrid, Robert Plant, Dafina Zeqiri, Sjava, Arlo Parks, Alison Krauss, Turnstile, Kings of Convenience, The Smile, Fatoumata Diawara, Slayyyter, COBRAH, Sky Ferreira, The Whitest Boy Alive, Moses Sumney, Sampa the Great, Yael Naim, Arooj Aftab, Artigeardit, A36, Everyone You Know, Cimafunk, Snail Mail, AG club, Tessa, Yola, Daniel Avery, Tobias Rahim, Thomas Helmig, ODZ, Erika de Casier, Converge, VOLA, Squid, Cate le Bon, Kelly Lee Owens, Amenra, SAVEUS, JADA, Zulu, Iceage, Lingua Ignota, Sam Wise, Moor Mother, Mekdes, Horsegirl, Che Lingo, Africa Express, Ak Dan Gwang Chil a.k.a ADG7 (악단광칠), PRISMA, Coco O., Primitive Man, Drew Sycamore, Danish String Quartet, BCUC, Yasmin Williams, Sara Parkman, Loraine James, Brimheim, Employed To Serve, KABEAUSHÉ, Teto preto, Kiko Dinucci, Dopha, Richard Dawson, Samba Touré, Acxdc, CLARISSA CONNELLY, Konvent, Old Man Gloom, JJ Paulo, Irreversible Entanglements, AySay, Joyce, Chrissy, ONIPA, Rigmor, Ben Lamar Gay, Star Feminine Band, MC Yallah, IVAN$ITO, Ydegirl, Debmaster, Nadia Tehran, Circle, DAYYANI, Duma, Meuko! Meuko!, Bbybites, Barbro, SPAZA, Debbie Sings, Land of Kush, Ustad Saami, Reveal Party, Siti Muharam, Kollaps
    DNK, Roskilde
    Mega
  • Cotton Fest festival

    Uncle Waffles, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Tyler ICU, Mr JazziQ, Oscar Mbo, Big Zulu, Kamo Mphela, Young Stunna, Sjava, AKA, Daliwonga, Kwesta, A-Reece, Blxckie, Pabi Cooper, Busta 929, Emtee, Shekhinah, Costa Titch, Sir Trill, Musa Keys, Nadia Nakai, Zakes Bantwini, Robot Boii, Soa Mattrix, Mas Musiq, Heavy-K, TXC, Khanyisa, Ch'cco, Lady Du, DJ Lag, Myztro, Okmalumkoolkat, Da Capo, Boity, Priddy Ugly, 25K, Shane Eagle, Semi Tee, Khuli Chana, Zoocci Coke Dope, YoungstaCpt, Yumbs, Tshego, Sino Msolo, FLVME, Stilo Magolide, 031CHOPPA, Lucas Raps, Thato Saul, Frank Casino, The Big Hash, KiD X, Dee Koala, Sizwe Alakine, Gemini Major, Moozlie, Junior de Rocka, Nobantu Vilakazi, Zingah, STOGIE T, Marcus Harvey, Rouge, Majorsteez, J Molley, Slade, Kaygee The Vibe, SJE KONKA, KLY, Priddy Prince, Lordkez, Dr Peppa, Ka$hCPT, Espiquet, Ms Cosmo, Ma Lemon, Skwatta Kamp, Soul Nativez, CIZA, Ricky Tyler, Phantom Steeze, DJ Zan-D, DJ Kaymoworld, Willy Cardiac, SHOULDBEYUANG, Champuru Makhenzo, NOTBENJAMIN, Kp Illest, Champagne69, Benny Chill, Indigo Stella, Mustbedubz, LesediTheDJ, Skrypt, Just Mo, Tumi Tladi, Uncle Partytime, Leezy Lindokuhle, Vato Kayde, 2shoes, Fif_laaa, Themba Lunacy, Hopemasta, Cye, Jägermeister Brass Cartel, Chucky
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Small
  • Sauti Za Busara festival

    Sjava, BEN POL, Msaki, Sampa the Great, Sholo Mwamba, Nomfusi, Fanie Fayar, Aleksand SAYA, Siti & the Band, Suzan Kerunen
    TZA, Zanzibar
    Small

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Sjava's Beatport Songs

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Artist Name
Seasons (Original Mix)
Released on Feb 09, 2018
2
Artist Name
Nalingi Remix (Original Mix)
Released on Sep 04, 2020
3
Artist Name
Flight School (Original Mix)
Released on Sep 27, 2019
4
Artist Name
Nalingi Remix (Original Mix)
Released on Jul 24, 2020
5
Artist Name
Mngani (Original Mix)
Released on Apr 28, 2023

Seasons (Original Mix)

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More about Sjava

Overview of Contemporary R&B musician Sjava

The music of South African R&B and Contemporary R&B artist Sjava is renowned for its unadulterated emotion and cross-cultural influences. His debut album, "Isina Muva," which was released in 2016 and immediately became a hit, launched him onto the music scene. Smooth voice and lyrical lyrics that frequently discuss themes of love, loss, and identity define Sjava's music.

Sjava is a contemporary R&B musician whose work combines elements of hip hop, soul, and traditional African music. He has a passionate following both in South Africa and all across the world because to his distinctive blending of styles. Because Sjava's music is so intensely personal and frequently pulls from his own life, it can be understood by listeners from different types of backgrounds.

Sjava is a gifted musician who has largely influenced the R&B and Contemporary R&B music scenes. His music has won over innumerable followers and is a tribute to the power of storytelling. Sjava is a true artist who continues to move audiences all over the world with his beautiful voice and sincere words.

What are the most popular songs for Contemporary R&B musician Sjava?

Popular South African R&B and Contemporary R&B performer Sjava is renowned for his deep and sentimental lyrics. The songs "Seasons" with Reason, "Umama," "Egoli" with Sjava, "Umbayimbayi," "Uthando," "Abangani," "Umcebo," "Ek'seni," "Before," and "Isoka" are just a few of his best ones.

With its moving lyrics and mellow music, "Umama" is one of Sjava's most well-known songs. The song is a passionate salute to mothers and a tribute to everything they accomplish. Another well-liked song is "Egoli", which combines Sjava's deep vocals with an alluring groove to create an unmistakable sound.

Sjava's music has received appreciation for its genuine, raw tone and capacity to strike a chord with listeners. His songs cover a wide range of subjects, including social challenges, personal struggles, and love and relationships. Overall, Sjava's music has had a big impact on the South African music landscape, and his distinctive style has helped him build a devoted following both domestically and abroad.

What are the latest songs and music albums for Contemporary R&B musician Sjava?

The renowned South African musician Sjava has been pleasing his fans with songs like "Mngani" and "Umbayimbayi" off his most recent album, "Ukhamba." The album, which was released in 2023, has Sjava's distinctive sound, which combines traditional African music with contemporary and R&B.

Sjava's most recent singles, "Mngani" and "Umbayimbayi," both of which were released in 2023, are becoming increasingly well-liked by his followers. The songs "Umsebenzi" from 2020 and "Zonke (Remix)" from 2022 are equally noteworthy because they are still top choices among listeners.

Sjava is renowned for his music since it has an uplifting and calming true African tone. His songs frequently deal with themes of love, loss, and personal development and are thought-provoking and introspective. Sjava is one of the most adored musicians in South Africa because his music has a way of touching people deeply on an emotional level.

Overall, Sjava's most recent album and singles continue to highlight his distinctive sound and musical talent. Fans may expect him to release more excellent music in the future.

Which are the most important music performances and festival appearances for Contemporary R&B musician Sjava?

South African contemporary R&B musician Sjava has established himself both nationally and internationally. He has performed at some of the best festivals in the world, including the Sauti Za Busara festival in Tanzania, the Afropunk Joburg festival, the Spring Fiesta event in Johannesburg, the Cotton Fest festival in Johannesburg, and the Roskilde Festival in Denmark.

Sjava performed in front of tens of thousands of music enthusiasts at the Roskilde Festival, exhibiting his distinctive fusion of R&B and African influence. The crowds sang along to his classics as he played at Spring Fiesta, one of the most well-known music events in South Africa. Highlights included Sjava's performance at Cotton Fest, a hip-hop festival in Johannesburg, where he introduced a new audience to his distinctive style.

Sjava has played at a variety of other locations across the globe in addition to these festivals, such as the O2 Academy in Birmingham, England, and the Apollo Theater in New York City. He has become one of the most sought-after R&B musicians in South Africa thanks to his soulful voice and moving lyrics, which have mesmerized audiences everywhere he performs.

Overall, Sjava's appearances at these events have contributed to his reputation as one of the most gifted and creative R&B performers in the world right now. Sjava consistently gives a powerful and moving performance that leaves his fans wanting more, whether he is playing in front of tens of thousands of people at a festival or in a smaller, more private environment.

Which are the most important collaborations with other musicians for Contemporary R&B musician Sjava?

In the R&B and Contemporary R&B genres, Sjava has worked with a variety of musicians. "Seasons" with Mozzy and REASON, "Egoli" with Mlindo The Vocalist, and "Abangani" with Emtee are a few of the most significant collaborations.

Sjava's mellow vocals and reflective lyrics, combined with Mozzy's rough delivery and REASON's deft wordplay, make "Seasons" a remarkable single. individually artist provides their own distinct perspective as they individually examine the highs and lows of life in the song. It's a potent combination that highlights each artist's best qualities.

Another outstanding project that Sjava and emerging talent Mlindo The Vocalist collaborate on is "Egoli." The song has a pleasant tune, a relaxed groove, and a flawless vocal fusion between Sjava and Mlindo. It's a happy song that's ideal for summer, and it's obvious that Sjava and Mlindo get along well.

Sjava has shown himself to be a talented and flexible artist who can work with a range of musicians overall. One of the most intriguing R&B and Contemporary R&B artists in South Africa, he has worked with Mozzy, REASON, Mlindo The Vocalist, Emtee, and others.

What do people also ask about Contemporary R&B musician Sjava?


When was Sjava born?

December 2, 1984 (age 38 years)


Where is Sjava acting now?

Sjava has been cast in a new drama series called Isifiso, alongside Melusi Yeni and Zinhle Mabena.


Was Lady Zamar dating Sjava?

The issue concerns Lady Zamar and Sjava. We'll let them handle whatever problems they may have, said spokesman Nicolas Manyike.


How rich is Sjava?

Sjava's net worth is still unclear, however it is assumed to be somewhere between $1 and $5 million.


Does Sjava have a car?

The answer is: The Umama hitmaker owns a classic Toyota Cressida.


Does Sjava have a bet?

Sjava has won a BET Viewer's Choice 'Best International Act' award.


Does Sjava have siblings?

Fezile Nkabinde


Was Sjava a taxi driver?

A former Durban taxi driver recorded a song and music video with Sjava.


Where is Sjava born?

Bergville, South Africa.


How old is Big Sjava?

Born on the 2nd of December 1984, Sjava is currently 36 years old.


Is Big Zulu related to Sjava?

Sjava (Jabulani Hadebe) and Big Zulu (Siyabonga Nene), who make up the musical group Inkabi Zezwe, are related musically.


Is Sjava a sangoma?

Sjava has acknowledged that he is not a Sangoma despite frequently being spotted dressed in traditional garb and instead is a proud Zulu who values his culture.