Tsoseletso Motsepe, also known by her stage name'Reign Afrika,' is a multi-talented South African artist hailing from Vereeniging and raised in Johannesburg. Her parents, Ignatius and Rosaline Motsepe, were influential in her music career and instilled her love for music through their involvement in church choirs and praise and worship teams. Her mother is also a gospel artist and was part of the group ' Moya Movement', which included the Moya brothers Afrotraction and Scelo Moya, whom Tsoseletso grew up watching during their private rehearsals and sessions.
In 2010, Tsoseletso began her music career under the guidance of Wandile Black Token Mkwanazi, the founder of Street Hustle Entertainment. Since then, she has released multiple singles and has been featured on various local and international riddim compilations, which have allowed her to connect with artists, producers, and audiences from around the globe.
"Notably, I made my introduction into the commercial music world at the age of 19 with the release of 'Falling,' a collaboration with South African house producers DJ Citizen Deep and MashO in 2015,"says Reign Afrika.
"In 2017, I was selected as the face of the Piece-by-Piece medley music video, and I was also featured on Luttan King's ' Gimme Your Love' single. I shot and released a vibrant music video that put a face to my name/voice, "she adds.
Reign Afrika is not only an accomplished musician but also a model ,having worked with M2 by Mapule for two years and graced the cover of Sista Bosso Magazine in 2022. She also walked the runway for Style Boulevard by Candy.
As a performer, Reign Afrika has shared the stage with many influential South African artists, including Colbert Mukwevho, BongoRiot, Black Dillinger, Skeleton Blazer, Momo Dread, Jeremiah FyahIsis, Baak-Ah-Yardband, The Meditators, Boom Shaka (The mbi Seette & Mambokodo ), Tumi from the Gang, Letoya Makhene, Blondie Makhene, Maximum Stylez, and many more.
Reign Afrika is also apart of the Love Drop Riddim compilation by Maximum Stylez Records, produced by Face the Music. She opens the album with her brand-new tune "Ndifuna Wena," which showcases her unique sound and style. Maximum Stylez Records also shot and released a music video for the track, which is available online. In addition to her participation in the Love Drop Riddim compilation, Tsoseletsohas released her debut album titled "ON THE FRONTLINE in 2020."
The album features House of Riddim from Austria and many other artists, earning her three nominations at the SAMA27 for Best Reggae Album, Best Female Artist of the Year, and Best Newcomer.
The album gracefully addresses the challenges faced by women in the music industry, especially in reggae. Tsoseletso is a staunch advocate against gender based violence against women and children, and her music portrays women as a dominant force in society, warriors, and trailblazers.
In 2022,Reign Afrika won the Best Reggae Album at the South African Music Awards, cementing her status as a dominant force in the industry. Tsoseletso is now introducing her new album for 2022, titled "Trailblazer," which was released in January 2022. The album promises to be an impressive addition to her discography and showcases her growth as an artist.
"I want to be a vessel for more Reggae Queens to occupy space in the music and fashion industry with style, God-given talents, and grace, knowing that it is possible and it's never beyond their reach,"