South African Electronic Artist • One of The Pioneers in South Africa’s dance music culture working in the industry for well over 15 years, from hosting a dance Show on Metro Fm to the dancefloors around the globe.
SoulSista is now based between Sout..
SoulSista is a one-of-a-kind artist whom South Africa’s vibrant house music landscape wouldn’t be the same without.
A true Pioneer in the dance music development of South Africa, coming from the era of vinyl.With her distinctly eclectic taste in music ranging from energetic dance grooves, to a Deep Tech House sound.
It all started for her in 2001, when she moved to Cyprus. She played at as many beach parties, playing for a minimum wage or even for free. It was not long before she was noticed and asked to play at some of the best clubs and beach bars. Her musical influences has evolved over the years, from old school Hip Hop in her early years to her House style that she has become known for today.
On her return to South Africa her Friday nights were made up of entertaining Metro FM fans and listeners with her regular 9pm -10pm kick start to the Friday Night grooves with SoulSista slot. A consistent desire to grow her music knowledge, alongside her natural instinct and ability to entertain listeners had her further pursuing 5FM listeners to her fan base. It stands to reason then that the inclusion of MTV Base Africa would make up portion of her rapidly growing follow ship.
In 2004 SoulSista released her first, highly acclaimed Mixed compilation 'Music is my High' On the Album was her first Single ‘Music is My High’ here SoulSista was the songwriter, composer and producer. She will be relaunching this single with current and trending music applications whilst here in SA.
The timeframe of release would be proportional to its collaboration with a Local & International Record Labels & Artists based on their current positioning in the industry.
SoulSista helped transform the stores of Levi's South Africa into a dance floor with compilation mixes she did for the brand.
She played the Official Jamiroquai Afterparty at Delicious festival in South Africa at the Sound Room. Invites from SA's most credible dance floors had her entertaining foreigners at after parties during the FIFA World Cup 2010.
SoulSista's DJ Log Book increases daily and recorded to date she has played alongside talented and credible local & International DJ’s & Artists such as , Barbara Tucker (USA),Robbie Akbal (MX), Diplo (USA), Seamus Haji (UK), Frank Roger (FRA), Luke Solomon (UK), Rocco(FRA), the list goes…
An invite extended to SoulSista from the popular SA experience known to all as the Oppikoppi Festival, was gladly accepted by her with honor.
Having travelled the world she has played sets as far as India, Singapore,Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya, Swaziland, Mauritius,Mexico.
SoulSista loves Africa and entertains the most popular social spots in South Africa.
However what gives SoulSista the edge so many other artists seek to acquire is that ability to mix in specific genres popular to that specific fan base on that particular gig. Needless to say then that she is well renowned for her flair to bring trending tunes mixed into and presented on platforms encompassing underground house, Deep Tech House with a Soulful flair.
Looking ahead, SoulSista will continue to conquer the dance music world with a Studio Album out later this year and more productions & collaborations with Local and International Artists.
With her energy behind the decks and an infectious style of DJing, it’s hard to stand still when she is in action. So keep a close eye on this lady, she is constantly working and on-the-go and as one of South Africa’s most recognized Artists taking it to every corner of the world.
Releases / Remixes & Compilations:
• Music is my High-SoulSista Rework (Magique Music)
• Music Keeps You Going-DL (SoulSista Remix) (Q Phonic Records)
• Music Is My High Ft. Tasha Baxter - SoulSista & Sisco. (Multiracial Records)
• Get Together - SoulSista with Maslo & Cherry (Multiracial Records)
• You Save Me - SoulSista & Sisco (Multiracial Records)
• Hero Remix - Naima Mclean - SoulSista & Sisco Remix .(Multiracial Records)
• Music Is My High -Mixed Compilation EP By SoulSista .(Universal Sound & Music SA)(Distributed by Sheer/Sony Music)
• Levis™ Live MixTape EP (South Africa) By SoulSista. (Levis™ Original Music)