What is Sobonana Nini? The viral song by Natasha K and Nomagugu
If you are active on TikTok, you might have heard of a catchy song called Sobonana Nini by Natasha K and Nomagugu. The song, which means “When will we see each other?” in Zulu, has become a hit among South African users who love to dance and lip-sync to it. But what is the story behind this viral song and who are the artists behind it?
Natasha K is a 10-year-old singer from Johannesburg who rose to fame on TikTok with her adorable videos of singing and dancing. She has over 1.2 million followers on the platform and has collaborated with other famous TikTokers like Wian, Witney8 and Kayla. She is also known for her signature hairstyle of two buns and her colorful outfits.
Nomagugu is a 23-year-old singer and songwriter from Durban who has been making music since she was 15. She has released several singles and EPs, such as Imbali, Uthando and Ngiyazifela. She is also a vocal coach and a music producer who works with other artists like Airic, Mlindo The Vocalist and Sjava.
The two singers met through Airic, a talented South African music producer who is the founder of Isgubhsa Airic Ent. / Ujuu Records. Airic discovered Natasha K on TikTok and decided to work with her on her first single. He also invited Nomagugu to join the project and write the lyrics for the song. The result was Sobonana Nini, a catchy Afro-pop song that blends Natasha K’s sweet voice with Nomagugu’s soulful vocals.
The song was released on November 29, 2022, and quickly became a sensation on TikTok and other streaming platforms. The song has over 6 million views on YouTube, over 4 million streams on Spotify and over 3 million downloads on Fakaza Music. The song also has a dance challenge on TikTok, where users show off their moves to the chorus of the song.
Sobonana Nini is more than just a viral song. It is also a message of hope and love in these challenging times. The song expresses the longing for seeing loved ones who are far away or separated by the pandemic. It also celebrates the joy of music and dance as a way of connecting with others and having fun.
If you want to listen to Sobonana Nini, you can find it on all digital platforms, such as Amazon Music, YouTube, Spotify and Fakaza Music. You can also follow Natasha K and Nomagugu on their social media accounts to stay updated on their latest news and projects.
Some of the fans of Sobonana Nini have shared their stories and reactions to the song on social media. Here are some of the comments that show how the song has touched many people’s hearts:
“This song makes me miss my family in Zimbabwe. I hope I can see them soon. Sobonana nini?” – @tendai_moyo
“I love this song so much. It reminds me of my boyfriend who is in the army. He always sings it to me on the phone. Sobonana nini, my love?” – @zinhle_khumalo
“This song is a banger. It makes me want to dance and forget about my problems. Sobonana nini, world?” – @thabo_moloi
“This song is a masterpiece. It showcases the talent and diversity of South African music. Sobonana nini, Natasha K and Nomagugu?” – @sibusiso_dlamini
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