The group Hush is another classic example of how music can save lives. Apart from the wonderful Godly messages that Hush sings and the positive impact that their music makes on the listener, Hush has changed the life stories of the six members financially.
Winning old mutual pan African amazing voices season 2 competition in 2021 served as a catapult into the music industry Hush has since given iconic performances such as their performance of the song Ndiyabulela at the 2022 South African Film and Television Awards.
They all come from somewhat harsh back grounds, growing up in Soweto surrounded by all forms of negativity. Christianity has played a pivotal role in the formation of Hush, most of the group members have been part of choirs in churches, but Hush is not your typical gospel group, they make relatable music that touches on everyday life topics such as faith, work, love and relationships, they have even taken a stand against gender-based violence.
The all-male group is comprised of singers Tsholofelo (Stu) Ntuli, Nicholas (Nic) Malimba, Sinethemba (Sne) Magubane,
Zamaokuhle (Zama) Nkosi, Thamsanqa (Thami) Mthabela and Phumlani (Mshengu) Tshabalala.
Their album Ndiyabulela which translates to “I give thanks” was released on Friday the 16th of September on all streaming platforms and it is a must listen for anybody who appreciates amazing vocals, beautifully composed instruments, rich vernacular messages in isiXhosa, isiZulu and Setswana, and in case you’re wondering how the name Hush came about its taken from what the band was called earlier “Thulani” meaning be quiet hence the term hush which is similar to shoosh, or just sh.