Delights in his firstborn child compelled Nyiko Moses Baloyi, popularly known as Moses The Spoken to record his first solo album.
The album titled “Tshegofatso” the name of his daughter, it appears set to propel him to the top echelons of music industry.
The album, which was recorded at ECB studio and Green Roots studio, carries 10 tracks with different genres. Some of the tracks in the album include Road Trip, Rigarosi, Remember, My Love and Tshegofatso.
The Tshegofatso album is laden with inspirational and deeply meaningful lyrics. It is lyrically diverse with innovative arrangements, a sign which shows that he is making progress.
“I think this will be my first and last solo album and it is a dedication to my baby girl Tshegofatso,” he said in an interview with Cosmo City Chronicle. “The album is actually carrying nine tracks and one bonus track. The nine tracks represent the nine months which she spent in her mother’s womb. I have already released one track, Rigaros, which also has a video.”
At an early stage, Moses stormed into the entertainment industry as a poet. He founded an acapela group called Team Spoken Word before becoming a radio personality. In 2016, he released his first music video, Home Made, which put him on the map of the music industry
Some of his tracks reign on radio stations like Sloot FM, Lesedi FM, Karabo FM, YFM and Kaya FM. He's worked with Siyabonga Nene aka Big Zulu.
He told this publication that he has faced a lot of challenges in the music industry which includes time management.
“It is not always easy to balance many things at the same time,” said Moses. “I am a poet, artist and a radio presenter so sometimes it is challenging to manage time for all these things.”
He said he is open for collaborations with other upcoming and seasoned musicians. He is currently working in a group called BYG.