Dumza Maswana

Singer Songwriter

Dumza is a singer songwriter therefore all his music is self-composed. He writes about his life experiences and views as well as various things that inspire and motivate him.


“I like to write songs about every day events that happen to ordinary people. Things that everyone can relate to”

Singer Songwriter

He has been described by many as “soulful” and there’s a Jazz aspect in his music, although he finds it hard to categorize it himself, he just wants to make the art and be true to the artist that he is. In his own words - “I like to write songs about every day events that happen to ordinary people.

Things that everyone can relate to” Dumza is a singer songwriter therefore all his music is self- composed. He writes about his life experiences and views as well as various things that inspire and motivate him. Dumza is deeply rooted in his culture and religion so his music does display his strong sense of tradition and religious beliefs.

His first single titled Nomthandazo was released on 31 March 2016 and currently enjoys frequent airplay on national and regional radio stations. This single is listed on 17 different radio stations at present including Kaya-FM, Umhlobo Wenene, TruFM, SA FM and Radio 2000. He has been fea- tured in music produced by the award-winning DJ Mobi Dixon and DJ Palture

Dumza’s debut album was released on the 15th of October 2016. The album titled Molo was recorded at MoyaSound Studio by Goran Josipovic with Luyanda Madope as executive producer. Other producers who worked with Dumza on the album are Nduduzo Makhathini, Gabriel Stuurman and BandaBanda. He also features the legendary Suthukazi Arosi and Titi Luzipho in the album