NEWS | MUSIC
By Our Contributor.
Urban gospel artist, Khetwayo appears to have started 2018 on a rather promising note. Barely a few months after the commencement of a national tour with fellow celebrated gospel icon, Faith Mussa in what was dubbed Mdidi wa Jehovah Tour, the former is at it again; he has released a video promo highlighting the coming in of Tiya Joan into Essence Music label, the first artist Khetwayo has recruited.
The new kid on the block, Tiya Joan is slowly rising in the country’s echelons of spoken word poetry scene. Among others, she has performed at a couple of high profile events like The Gateway Sounds of Christmas organised by MPICO, Rhema Bash, and Behind Closed Doors by Sapitwa Poetry.
According to Khetwayo, Tiya is a multi-skilled rare gem who needs much exposure.
“Tiya Joan is a multi-talented artist…she does spoken word and she can also sing and rap. Essence Music needs such kind of rare talents,” said he.
Meanwhile, Tiya is almost through with her new project, Fierce Redemption, which is to be released under her new record label. Currently, she is recording videos on the same
According to Tiya, Fierce Redemption is a very personal project as it expresses her faith journey as well as her life journey.
“I want my art to bear witness to all God has done for me, through me and to me. That’s why you should always expect some transparency
Fierce Redemption, which has been recorded and produced by renowned producer AK, is due for release any day this month.
Khetwayo knew Tiya during his time at Chanco (Chancellor College) where they served together in Kingdom Movement which is popularly known as KMT.