Prominent South African DJ and music producer Nkanyezi Kubheka, (Nkanyezi, which translates to “star” in isiZulu) is a true definition of his name as he has just brightened the music industry afro-beats genre with his new single titled “Winner”.

Nkanyezi, better known for being a radio personality, brand influencer, his crowd pulling sets on the decks at vast events, and for not limiting himself to a specific genre, affirming his role as a music curator has managed to keep his fans growing with his musical journey.

Now the multi-talented DJ has stepped into an Afrobeats and R&B domain, to showcase his talent, and fine ear for music with the release of his uplifting single “Winner”.

“Winner”, features 21-year old Boitumelo Mafisa on the the vocals, better known as Leo B, an upcoming producer, songwriter and vocalist from the Free State who’s firmly found his fitting in African sound and music, who did a stellar job on the vocals with his sultry yet smooth voice.


This the first single to be released from Nkanyezi’s upcoming studio album simply titled ‘Boitumelo’ which is set to drop before the end of the year.

“Winner” is a hypnotic, soulful, spiritual and uplifiting track, and Leo B didn’t hold back on the lyrics where he put real feeling which assist in delivering the message of the song… a motivational yet inspitrational message that gives a glimmer of hope that no matter what you are going though you will succeed and achieve what you are destined for as a winner.

It inspires you to have faith, and fills you up with strength and courage. Nkanyezi adds, ‘If you are going through alot in life right now, this song was especially made for you.’

Nkanyezi latest single, Winner, made a Metro FM debut, on its first day of release and was featured on Apple Music’s hottest songs of the week charts. 

Some of Nkanyezi’s accolades include being crowned ‘Budweiser King of the Decks’ in 2020, where he performed on the Ultra SA main stage alongside world renowned DJ’s Afrojack, Steve Aoki and DJ Snake. And another was releasing the music video titled “Journey” which made it onto MTV’s hottest playlist.

“Winner” is sure to keep Nkanyezi Kubheka’s trail blazing as he promises
more beautiful music is on the way.

“Winner” is now available on all music download channels.