1st Round of KUMISA Industry Night Judging
1st round of KUMISA Industry Night judging happened on the 12 June 2019. Thanks to our panel of independent judges 1. Sandile GQ Ntshingila (MTV) , 2. Zanda Mthembu (Ukhozi FM compiler), 3. Lesiba Marokana (5fm compiler), 4. Sibusiso Khanyi (MTV Base/BET Compiler). After a listening session of hundreds of submissions and argument from the judges on who should be in the top 10, a consensus was finally reached. The following were selected:
- Samukelisiwe Mpanza aka Ntokazi from Esikhawini.
- Khokho Madlala from Portshepstone.
- Justin Zulu from Umhlanga (Durban).
- StoneSoup – The AfroPunks band from Durban.
- Siyabonga Mpungose aka Mac11 from Glenmore.
- Mphathiseni Khumalo aka King MZ from Richards Bay.
- Senamile Mkhwanazi aka SENA M from Umlazi ( Durban).
- Joel Kambomba aka Dawan Prince from Glenwood.
- Philani Khanyile aka Ubushintshile from Newcastle.
- Xolani Zwane aka Young Blessed from Lamontville.