Khole Tshabalala[Piano] [Vocals]
Khole is a contemporary Swati girl with a heart full of song. Having spent her early years in the village Ngogola under the care of her grandmother, she has always been surrounded by nature and livestock.
Khole soon moved to the city Mbabane with her parents. She admits that she loves the city but her heart is in the country. There is evident in her music as some of her compositions pay homage to her roots. Loyal to old fashioned contemporary music, she is always looking for ways to surprise her audience by incorporating what's new with what is old.
Her influences are diverse from Jazz pop African R&B music. She looks up to the likes of Nina Simone, Busi Mhlongo, Amy Winehouse, Brenda Fassie, Thandiswa Mazwaai, lyra, Randy Crawford.
Gifted with an enchanting voice and song writing ability, she sings away your blues and gives hope for a brighter tomorrow. Her music has been described as full of nostalgia, a sound, words and feeling that linger. Khole’s music is always underlined with a serious message, poetically she voices out issues of depression, abuse, inequality of which some are her own personal struggles and she encourages people to keep fighting for their lives.
Ever since the sky, I'm falling in your arms.