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Listen to Ayanda Jiya’s Debut Album ‘Ayandastand’ Featuring A-Reece, Stogie T, Ziyon and Naomi Parchment

Ayanda Jiya's debut album is here.

Ayanda Jiya has finally delivered her highly anticipated debut album. The South African R&B; artist's album is titled Ayandastand—pronounced "I understand," and it features only a few guests rappers Stogie T, A-Reece and singers Naomi Parchment and Ziyon. The rest of the project's 11 songs are just Ayanda sharing her story and insights on love atop production by Zeph Beats. The album includes the lead single "Falling For You," which features A-Reece.

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Rouge, Moozlie, A-Reece, J Molley & The Big Hash Will Be Part of Sway’s South African Cypher

Sway will certify more South African hyenas next month.

Sway is coming to South Africa for the #CastleLightUnlocks event. The renowned media personality has proven fond of South Africa's hip-hop scene (who wouldn't be?). Sway has hosted the likes of Cassper Nyovest, AKA, Nasty C, Stogie T and Kwesta on Sway In The Morning in the last three years.

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Ayanda Jiya. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Meet Ayanda Jiya, the South African R&B Singer You Should Be Listening To

Ayanda Jiya has a golden voice that the world should hear and appreciate.

Ayanda Jiya's voice was made for R&B.; It fills up every space it occupies—be it your headphones or a performance venue.

The South African singer spent most of 2018 and the few years prior lending her polished vocals to tracks with artists including Lady Zamar, Stogie T, Ginger Trill, A-Reece, Ralf Gum, among several others, but her 2017 EP To Whom It May Concern is one of the country's best kept secrets. It hints at the future while paying homage to the past of '90s R&B.;

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Ayanda Jiya. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Watch Ayanda Jiya and A-Reece’s New Music Video For ‘Falling For You’

Ayanda Jiya's A-Reece-assisted single gets the visual treatment.

In February, Ayanda Jiya released "Falling For You," a love song that's equal parts soothing and banging, thanks to the heartwarming lyrics and a mean bass-heavy beat from Zeph Beats.

About two months later, the South African R&B; singer returns with visuals for the stunning visuals for the song, which features the rapper A-Reece.

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