Midrand-born trap artist SCUMIE, also known as Zamazitha Nkala Jordan Mnqandi, has rapidly become a prominent figure on the South African music scene.
Following the surprise release of her 3-track EP titled “Draco” on January 5, 2024, SCUMIE has now been unveiled as the featured artist on the cover of Apple Music Africa’s highly acclaimed “Rap Life” playlist. Notably, her track “Shots” has claimed the coveted #1 position on the playlist.
SCUMIE has garnered widespread attention for her unique blend of new age rapping style and dulcet vocal tones, setting her apart as a rising star in the music industry. The Midrand-born artist has not only captured the hearts of her local audience but has also attracted global recognition through collaborations with renowned brands such as Adidas, Stimorol & Stimorol to name a few. In 2023, SCUMIE dedicated her efforts to solidifying her online presence and pushing the boundaries of her musical experimentation. Notable releases during this period include the free-flowing track “Quick Fix,” featuring Roiii & DopeNation, as well as her collaboration with Amapiano giant Uncle Waffles on “Morroco,” featured on the Asylum album.
Additionally, SCUMIE made her mark on Blxckie’s EP “The 4MULA,” showcasing her versatility and collaborative spirit. The announcement of SCUMIE gracing the cover of Apple Music Africa’s “Rap Life” playlist is a testament to her growing influence in the music industry. Her #1 position on the playlist with the track “Shots” further solidifies her place as a force to be reckoned with in the world of South African trap music.
As SCUMIE continues to captivate audiences with her distinctive sound and artistic prowess, the spotlight on her promising career only continues to intensify. Fans can expect more groundbreaking releases and collaborations from this rising South African sensation in the near future.