SMANGA Ngubane, a South African Afro-Soul singer and songwriter formally known to the world as S.DAVIES, born in a small township called Kwa-Mashu in Durban. At a tender age he was able to compose soulful melodies that would amaze his cousins, friends and people around him.
In 1998 he relocated to Johannesburg and joined a youth club (AMAJIKA) where he could express his gift better while polishing his craft. With the group he got a chance to tour the world and shared the stage with Grammy Award winner Whitney Houston, and the rapper Common in Italy. When not touring the world he would meet up musicians do sessions as source of income while being polished by the legendary Bheki Mseleku.
He then later met Big Boy Mkhize, a producer who worked for an international recording label from L.A called Creative kingdom Records. His first album (SOUL CONNECTION) got a nomination for SAMA Awards’ best male vocalist and two nominations for the Metro FM Awards in best male vocalist and best RnB albums categories. He has also performed at some of the biggest profound events in Africa such as Young Gifted and Black, an initiative made by Sony Music, Joy of Jazz, the Cape Town international Jazz Festival, Reconciliation Festival, sharing the stage with Zonke, Lira, Sjava and many more in 2016. He has also toured to Mexico and Benin to promote the 2010 South African World Cup. In April 2017, he got a booking in Turkey, to entertain in the celebration of Freedom day.