Prepare to be enthralled by the vibrant beats and irresistible Afrobeats rhythms of Thami Jay’s newest album, ‘Essence of Faith.’ This mesmerizing collection offers a unique and danceable perspective on Christianity, going beyond the ordinary gospel experience. It seamlessly combines the joy of dance with heartfelt praise, bringing the spirit of the church to the streets.
Listeners will be treated to uplifting tracks filled with hypnotic chants and harmonies, such as ‘The Water of Life‘ and ‘Sincela Amandla.’ Additionally, they can immerse themselves in more introspective and vocally focused songs like ‘Saviour and Healer’ and ‘Ulcendo Lwami,‘ beautifully sung by Thami Jay himself. Each track is a testament to Thami Jay’s exceptional talent, as he takes on the roles of producer, recording artist, and engineer. Prepare to discover a rich tapestry of sound, from the pulsating staccato synths to the groovy saxophone licks and enchanting jazzy piano sections that will leave you craving more.
‘Essence of Faith’ is yet another powerful release from Thami Jay, who aims to inspire and motivate his listeners. He shares, “Through this album, I hope to reinforce the belief in God’s existence and encourage perseverance. It is a reminder that things always work out for the greater good. May it inspire faith and bring forth a sense of inspiration.” If you’re seeking an Afro-house boost this summer, be sure to give this exceptional album a listen.
Embark on a musical journey with Thami Jay, the dynamic producer hailing from Rustenburg, South Africa, as he introduces his vibrant and multilingual Gospel House sound to the forefront. Thami Jay’s musical passion ignited at a young age when he began singing for the school choir. Over time, he honed his skills on the keyboard and drums, serving as an integral part of the worship team at Robega AM. It wasn’t long before his talent caught the attention of Gospel singer Vicky Vilakazi, and he found himself performing alongside her in Johannesburg.
Returning to his hometown, Thami Jay expanded his horizons by delving into music production while serving as the music director for the Life Changers Church. His exceptional skills soon attracted collaborations with various local and national artists, including Tumi from Adila and Lehlohonolo, Douglas Mosadi, Mo Molemi, and Henny C, among others. Currently, he runs his own production company, ‘Elevations,’ and works at Mofunk Gospel studios. With an impressive discography that boasts seven albums, Thami Jay is unquestionably making waves in the South African music scene, leaving an indelible mark with his boundless creativity. There’s no doubt that he is a rising star who shows no signs of slowing down.