Possibly one of the most influential and unrecognised musicians in South Africa, Moonchild Sanelly keeps securing her bag freely living her life without much attention like other ZAlebs.

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Her record company decided to show the eccentric muso some love when they announced the release of the Gorillaz album, Moonchild Sanelly features on a song she did with the famous band, called ‘With Love To An Ex’. The song is a mellow sound that infuses Moonchilds usual raunchy lyrics with the Gorillaz trademark sound.

RELEASED TODAY! @gorillaz release their highly anticipated album ‘Song Machine’ which features @Moonsanelly The track she did with them is called ‘With Love To An Ex’ Get yours on @Spotify NOW… https://spoti.fi/3dOIZnU


Moonchild recently released her latest EP NΓΌdes out via Transgressive Records. The EP features empowering anthems such as “Thunda Thighs,” which arrived alongside clips of the song’s TikTok challenge, as well as singles “Where De Dee Kat“, and “Bashiri”. NΓΌdes is packed with Moonchild’s quintessential infectious energy and sure to keep you dancing for the entire EP.

Moonchild is known of her extremely raunchy lyrics and performances which oozes sexual-liberation. The star says her music is about liberation.

“The reason I used the title Nudes is because a lot of the times nudes are used against us and the whole EP is about sexual titles that are about ownership of owning it whether you are demanding sex or talking about your love fall or you are not going to tolerate bullsh*t while you are a lover of sex so it is to literally to liberate and say that we never wanted to be something that takes away our power in moment of fun and happiness we were doing it”

“My music is always about liberation, so releasing it now is literally because we can but regards to the music I make it makes sexual liberation content because it is something that is very close to my heart and something that I can never be tired of because, I’ve been sexually violated and instead of crying about it i chose to use my platform as a way to liberate others.”

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The project follows the announcement of her feature in BeyoncΓ©’s Black Is King visual album for the song “My Power”. Her iconic personal style combined with an outspoken approach to female sexual empowerment has earned her collaborations with BeyoncΓ©, Die Antwoord, Gorillaz, Diplo and Wizkid and built her a devoted fanbase.

We can expect many more features to come in the future.

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