Kelly Khumalo is proud of Empini and encourages her to develop her talent

Kelly Khumalo is proud of Empini and encourages her to develop her talent

Not only did Kelly Khumalo bless the masses together with her powerful and angelic voice at the virtual ‘The Voice Of Africa’ album listening session which was broadcast on YouTube, but she also shared an exquisite milestone that her hit song Empini has reached.

Kelly Khumalo is proud of Empini and encourages her to develop her talent

Taking to social media, Kelly announced that her song Empini has gone gold. the only was released in June and therefore the music video that accompanied it had been released in August on YouTube and has since garnered over 700 000 views.

Explaining the meaning behind the usage of a black painted body, she wrote, “We aren’t only rich in culture but in minerals also, Nigeria produced quite 1.9 Million barrels of oil per day in 2014 ranked because of the 11th largest oil producer within the world.”

Khumalo has released her very celebrated album ‘The Voice Of Africa’ today and has received some great reception from fans.

Speaking on the meaning behind the album and therefore the message portrayed, she told ZAlebs that the 8-track album may be a reflection of ‘what we undergo as Africans at large.’


Kelly says she is thrilled about her new body of labor, and fans can expect to be taken into a journey of self-reflection of who we are as Africans.

“The album tells the stories of Africa, the richness of our culture, and just who we are as Africans, hence the album is named The Voice of Africa.”

The songstress has worked with talented people on the album, including the likes of music producer Mondli Ngcobo, and Msaki, she also added that working with Mondli is usually nothing in need of amazing thanks to his talent.

“Msaki was the primary person I started working with on the album, it had been a breath of fresh air to possess a female producer, who is additionally a musician,”

A viral video of her performing a song with Dr. Hlengiwe Mhlaba called Esiphambwaneni, she details how difficult it had been for them to record the song in several locations, but say they made a masterpiece.

Kelly Khumalo is proud of Empini and encourages her to develop her talent
Tapping into her Gospel side of her artistry, Kelly said “I didn’t choose Dr. Hlengiwe. God did, never in my wildest dream would I imagine the Goddess of Gospel during a song with me but somehow she is, thank God for Mondli. Esiphambanweni sums up my Journey with God, how He cares, provides, protects, teaches, and chooses to bless me through it all. I would like people to recollect God’s love for them and therefore the significance of the Cross.”

“It was a touch strange because we didn’t get to be in the studio alongside Hlengiwe thanks to COVID-19, she recorded in Durban and that I recorded in Johannesburg but we delivered,” says Kelly.