Simmy (born Simphiwe Nhlangulela in 1994) is a South African musician and songwriter. The fast-rising singer sings neo-soul and neo-folk music.
In 2014, she walked into the world of fame upon taking part in song competitions in South Africa.
The singer has dropped several songs which have made waves in the country. In return, it has earned her popularity and walked her into the spotlight.
Simmy aspiration is to work with other heavyweights including Dolly Parton, and Letta Mbulu. She also aspires to work with Sjava and Thandiswa Mazwai.
|Age||26 years old|
|Date of birth||1994|
|Place of birth||South Africa|
|Alma mater||University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Label||El World Music|
Her date of birth is in 1994 and her place of birth is in KwaZulu-Natal, she is the youngest of four (4) children. Simmy is 25 years old and grew up under the care of strict parents.
Her family is a musical one, her siblings (elder brother and sister) both love music.
They played a huge role in inspiring her, her father loves “Maskandi and country music”.
She studied at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she obtained a degree in Social Sciences.
She connected with Sun-EL musician, he asked her to sing him a song.
The record producer and musician signed Simmy into EL World Music, his record label.
She kicked off her career when she auditioned for SA Idols and SA Got Talent but did not get a successful ending.
In 2019, the singer started her professional music career by signing to El World Music.
Then, she dropped her first studio album, Tugela Fairy. It recorded success and was featured in Apple Music artist Spotlight.
She gained more popularity for collaborating with Sun-EL in the song ‘Ntada Ezikude’.