Ama TLB Shake Things Up In Maskandi.
Speaking to Gauteng Lifestyle Magazine, Phumlani Mchunu confirmed that Ama TLB are here with a new type of tune that we are all going to love more than hate. Their album titled AMASHANKURA is finally out and trending on social media platforms.
GLM: Ama TLB consists of?
Ama TLB: Phumlani Mchunu(group leader) Sanele Mdletshe and Simanga Zakwe.
GLM: How did you come up with the stage name?
Ama TLB: Firstly a TLB is a heavy multi-tool reared to achieve absolute owner satisfaction. After completing this album we decided to call ourselves TLBs because our sound is different, heavy and hard to imitate. We have arrived as a heavy tool in this industry.
GLM: Is this your first album?
Ama TLB: Yes it is our first album. We’ve been hustling to get recording deal.
GLM: Why did you choose maskandi at your age?
Ama TLB: Because we grew up in an environment where Maskandi was our daily bread. More than anything Maskandi music defines who we are as young Zulu man.
GLM: What are you doing except singing?
Ama TLB: We are in business, we have our own clothing brand.
GLM: Do you think there is future for maskandi?
Ama TLB: Without any shadow of doubt, Maskandi is the next big genre in SA.
GLM:Who did you work with in this album?
Ama TLB: We have worked with many people including Jabulani Gcumisa, Bazooka Gxowa, JJ Mbuthuma , Mbuso Zondi and we collaborated with Inkosi’yamagcokama and Sgabiso Njoko.
GLM: which track is mostly loved?
Ama TLB: Although our album consists of many songs,People go crazy when we perform Amashankura and Mzwake no Zolile track.
GLM: Are you signed under any record label?
Ama TLB: Yes,We are signed under Insimbi Music Production which is owned by myself(Phumlani Mchunu) Bongani Dhlamini and Mlandi Xulu.
GLM: Where can fans get your music?
Ama TLB Our music is available on every digital store, for more information
you can contact 071 561 6883 or 076 913 9354
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By: Khanyisile Mseleni ( Content Producer )