Her Story

Born as Nqobile Sibisi, Nomangungu is a voice from the past reciting her conscientious encounter with intricate issues of the present with an intimate crispness of voice. Nomangungu is an eclectic songstress whose craft is as dynamic as she is. A gifted writer and songstress, Nomangungu threads the parallels of old world zulu folk music moving in tune with the rhythm, blues, afrosoul, gqom and amapiano of her time.


Nomangungu is a bright-spark listed in the 2015 Mail & Guardian Young South African (Media Category) list. She is a Rhodes University distinction postgraduate in Media Management and also studied for a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of KwaZulu Natal, with a double major in Media and Communications plus Linguistics with dean’s commendations.
Nomangungu has performed in Kenya and locally in South Africa on invitation to exclusive events. She has a strong history in chamber choirs and university bands.

Artistic Skills

Nomangungu also has a passion for telling stories and cinematography and is equipped with an Actorwise Adult Screen Acting Certificate (2019) under the direction of renowned acting director, Rajesh Gopie. She co-scripted for her debut music video called Thando Uyini Na. She is a published Poet in the Womandla feminism publication and top 12 international NUHA blogging competition finalist.


A former journalist and international media manager, Nomangungu is redirecting her career to her first love. Music. Her passion is the creative arts, poetry and film and she promises delightful performances loved by the young and old alike.

Debut EP

Her debut five-song EP is due to be released, and will launch her career to the mainstream music arena.

Lead Single - Thando Uyini Na?

This song questions the fundamentals of love in an era riddled by high divorce rates and materialism. The afro soul piece is a bold entry into the industry, detailing challenges in matters of the heart and forgiveness as the main catalysts in relationships that can stand the test of time. Nomangungu wrote this song in her first year of university in 2003.

Thokoza Dlozi

This song is just that - a veneration of her songstress ancestor, Gogo Nomndindi (a story for another day).


This song is a lament of an educated unemployed youth whose intellect and skill sits forgotten at the periphery of the South African economy - a relatable reality and plight of many young South Africans.


This is a joyful modern maskandi-soul hit about love. One can almost imagine a young woman serenading her lover somewhere in the valleys of the Natal Midlands whilst vibing to this offering.


This is an unforgiving reminder about the land, making sense of a political and racialised issue that continues to polarize an already divided South Africa.

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