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Real Name Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba, Samthing Soweto is a South African musician based in Johannesburg. His music career kicked-off as one of the founding members of South African song ensemble The Soil. while with the institution, Soweto contributed to the release of their self-titled debut album ‘The Soil’ (2011). he is credited for his exciting vocal appearance, co-writing, composing and producing 8 songs from their eleven-music multi-platinum ‘The Soil’.
Soweto later left the group to start a solo career. His maiden solo undertaking become an independently launched EP titled ‘This n That’. The venture featured a music titled ‘Peace N lovely things’ – a tribute to the overdue Miriam Makeba. He is also recognized for his appearance as a the front man for Nu jazz band The refrigerator. The band become made up of him on vocals; drummer, Ade Omotade and bassist Muthusi Thusi. through his involvement, the band gained local success and played at some of activities around Johannesburg.
He has also made an appearance as collaborator and manufacturer on a South African poetry Album ‘i’m now not Going back To The Township’ (2013). The album fuses neighborhood dialects consisting of Zulu and Sotho to talk topics of class, poverty, literacy in addition to life for a black man in South Africa.
In 2014, he launched Eb’suku, a 5 song EP launched on itunes in addition to Bandcamp. The EP earned him an area at the “Rocking the Daises” competition degree in Cape town. In 2015, he made an appearance on the Coke Studios (South Africa) together with Spoek Mathambo and Shane Cooper Card On Spokes. In 2016, he launched songs on SoundClod: ‘Thanda Wena’ and ‘Ubhukhazikhazi’.