Singer, songwriter and musician Amahla taps into an era before her time to create vintage-inspired soul music. After releasing her debut single ‘Old Soul’ which received support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra and 6Music, Amahla was awarded the PRS Lynsey De Paul Prize for outstanding female songwriters. Amahla rounded off 2018 as a recipient of the second ever MOBO Awards X Help Musicians fund for her exceptional voice.
Amahla enters 2019 releasing her follow up single ‘Dorothy’s Verses’ and playing full sets at The Jazz Cafe, Royal Albert Hall in addition to selling out her headline show at the Roundhouse marking the releases of her debut project ‘Consider This’
Amahla’s debut EP ‘Consider This’ explores issues of Domestic Violence, Race, Class and inner city life, demonstrating a storytelling ability long beyond her years. It’s a culturally important release, with an undeniably talented songwriter at its core.
With a unique voice and impressive live catalogue, if she isn’t already, Amahla will be on your radar soon.
“Dorothy’s Verses” Released with Complex Premiere
“[Dorothy’s Verses] pieces together the truth of Amahla’s life through fragmented memories, brought to life with help from Amahla’s detailed and diligent songwriting”– Complex UK
Amahla sells out EP Headline Show @ Roundhouse
“Consider This” EP Released
Amahla becomes Resident Artist at Roundhouse Camden
“With a unique voice in music and activism, if she isn’t already, amahla will be on your radar soon.”– The Roundhouse, Camden
“Old Soul” Released
Amahla finalist in Westside Radio’s Urban Talent Search
Named Winner of the PRS Lynsey De Paul Prize
Named one of London’s Best New Artists by Madison Square Gardens London
Named recipient of second ever MOBO Awards X Help Musicians Fund
Amahla active member of Roundhouse Music Collective
Amahla graduates with a BSc Anthropology from UCL
“I’m really excited for what she’s got coming in the future, keep an eye out for her, Amahla”– Moses Boyd, 2x MOBO Award Winner