“When listening to her deep, raspy voice, one can not help but think of some illustrious artists who preceded her, such as Brenda Fassie or Tina Turner.“ (Djolo)
Rose Lukhele (born 1993 in Daveyton, SA), known by her stage name JOZIA, is a multitalented Singer/Songwriter and Indie Artist from Johannesburg.
soul, pop and indie rock. And yet her output is so distinctly her own; perhaps it‘s her emotive and
multifaceted vocals or the courage of her unconventional songwriting.
themes in life that really matter: Love and loss, mariages and cows, otherness and alienation, puberty
and identity, marihuana and democracy, and, of course, the unsolved mistery of mother-daughter
relationships. Even if we don‘t understand the words – Jozia sings in Sepedi, Zulu, Xhsosa, Xevenda
and English – the pure intensity and emotionality of her songs unfold a magic that we cannot escape.
dancer in her music videos, slipping david-bowie-esk into completely different roles and characters.
The videos ,Mamokebe‘ (91 k views), ,Dlozilame‘ (My Ancestor) (53k views), ‚Julio‘ (41k views) and ,Njalo‘
(Always) (25k views), are published on Jozia‘s Youtube-Channel: www.youtube.com/c/JOZIAMUSIC
Tidal, Spotify and other stores. The physical album is distributed by Soulfood Music and available
in stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
vision which includes the way she is singing, writing, performing, dancing, directing and dressing.
However, she has been inspired by such eclectic influences as Björk, David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Adele,
Zahara, Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, U2 and Billie Holiday.
FOR FANS OF – Lianne La Havas, Santigold, FKA Twiggs, Tracy Chapman, Erykah Badu, Ayo, Asa,