Nonku Phiri stepped onto the scene at 17, with a serendipitous collaboration with Jazzworx. Since then she has proceeded to work with the internationally acclaimed a la Swindle, Branko, Mr Carmack, and the Classix, as well as the legendary Mahotella Queens. With Multiple collaborations alongside P.H Fat, Crazy White Boy, Jack Parow and fellow Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp alumni Card on Spokes, Okmalumkoolkat and Robin Brink. Nonku revealed her supreme talent to express and perform over a number of genres spanning house, electronica, hip hop and kwaito.
2015 saw her embarking on her solo career and releasing her rst single to international acclaim. ‘Things We Do on the Weekend’ became an instant classic with its refreshing future kwaito beats accompanied by her sultry vocals. The latest release; Regrettables, is her follow up single, produced by her long time collaborator Narch Beats and is set to be another stellar artwork to add to her catalogue. Following a series of collaborative workshops and performances that spanned across African and European continents.
Nonku’s future will see her release her highly anticipated EP, through her label Albino Black, as well as focusing on empowering other independent artists through hosting workshops and consistently carving out space for independent artists in the local arena. She is well on her musical journey and her talent will take her across the world as she continues to share her unique perspective and refreshing sounds.