Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba, also known as Samthing Soweto, is a musician from Soweto, a township in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Samthing Soweto started his career as one of the founding members of the South African acappella group The Soil. The group released their self-titled debut album in 2011, under record label Native Rhythms. Samthing Soweto left the group, but however is honorably credited for his outstanding vocal appearance, co-writing, composing, and producing 8 of 11 songs on their multi-platinum selling album The Soil.
After leaving The Soil, Samthing Soweto's first solo project was an independently released EP titled This n that without tempo, which featured a tribute to Mama Miriam Makeba titled Peace N Lovely Things. His genre sound has been described as "Pantsula culture meets New Wave World at Amsterdam’s Paradiso and then proceeds to dingy Soweto or Bulawayo shebeens like the South African sounds of Marabi, Isqathamiya, Imbube, American doo-wop or the early Trenchtown Wailers; in HD."
Samthing Soweto is also known for his role as front man for the Nu jazz band The Fridge" under the record label Motif Records.
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