Ami Faku Reaches A Major Milestone With Her Music – Supernova Ami Faku may have been axed in the top 16 of The Voice SA, but she’s seemingly getting the last laugh with her fast-rising music career.
The 26-year-old songbird, born Amanda Faku, has taken the industry by storm, especially after her guest appearance on Sun-El Musician’s smash hit Into Ingawe.
Her debut album Imali that dropped last month has been positively received. The 11-track record yields songs such as Ungowami, Ubuhle Bakho and Ndivulele.
The Afro-soul album has landed her the coveted feat of being Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight for the month of October, following in the footsteps of Sho Madjozi, Simmy, Tellaman and Shekhinah.
The album also debuted at number one on Apple Music (ZA). “The album is just honest. My sound is mature, but youth and modern too. It’s very in tune with emotions and doesn’t sell lies. It’s just relatable,” she explains.
Although she didn’t get to make it far on The Voice SA, she credits the experience for giving her a rude awakening about how cutthroat the music industry is.
Congratulations to @Ami_Faku who has stayed in the Number 1 spot on local music charts nationwide for 3 weeks – well done Ami, we are so proud of you!