Zahara releases new track – ‘Nqaba Yam’



 ‘Nqaba Yam’ OUT NOW


30 July 2021, Johannesburg: As multiple SAMA award-winning singer/songwriter Zahara releases her long-awaited album ‘Nqaba Yam’, she is excited to present the title track, out today.


Zahara releases ‘Nqaba Yam’ as another teaser ahead of the album, the release of which was delayed as South Africa went into COVID-19 related lockdown Level 4 to be lifted, is sure to keep the Zahara army satisfied and expectant.


The track was arranged and recorded with long-time producer Mojalefa ‘Mjakes’ Thebe in Johannesburg is a veritable sonic peek into the star’s journal. Says Zahara, “This song is a celebration of strength and finding hope when all odds are against you. I cannot wait to hear how the fans react to the song as it is one of my personal favourites from the album”


‘NQABA YAM is now available on all digital streaming platforms



About Zahara

Multi-platinum, 17 x SAMA Award winning Zahara today releases ‘Nyamezela, the single, a precursor to her  5th upcoming album ‘Nqaba Yam’. The album is a succession to her previously released album ‘Mgodi’ that went gold within a day of it launching.


Zahara is one of the most exciting artists to come out of South Africa ever and now in the next chapter in her incredible career, the excitement has not waned, and the story continues to garner media interest from all quarters.


Having toured the US and Canada with Grammy Award winning legend Kirk WhalumZahara believes that her star is only beginning to rise.

The most decorated artist in South Africa with over 30 awards in total, Zahara was recently named one of the BBC 100 Women 2020 –  a list celebrating inspirational and influential women across the globe, she maintains that her mission is to inspire through music.


Zahara’s debut album, ‘Loliwe’ released in 2011 was certified double platinum only 17 days after release, and went on to sell in excess of 100 000 copies, garnering 8 South African Music Awards (SAMA’s) on the way. This was followed by 4 SAMA’s for ‘The Beginning Live’. 3 albums, and 17 SAMA’s into her career this superstar is now setting her sights on the future and further success heralded with new music in 2017.


So now, with over 400 000 album sales and 366 000 Instagram followers, the World is on her doorstep.