Samthing Soweto Biography: Net Worth, Age & Girlfriend, Music, Awards, Education


Stage Name:  Samthing Soweto
Real Name Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba
Occupation Singer and Songwriter
Date of Birth Information not available
Place of Birth Soweto, South Africa
Gender Male
Nationality South African
Relationship status Single
Education  High School

Samthing Soweto’s Biography

Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba, popularly known by his stage name Samthing Soweto, is a super talented singer and Songwriter in South Africa. The singer became famous after being featured in Sun-El Musician’s song “Akanamali”. His vocal skill was so obvious in the song that he became an all-time favourite. In addition, he has released his own songs like Akulaleki, which is still topping charts in the country.

Family and Beginning

Samthing Soweto is originally from  Protea North, Soweto, a Johannesburg, South Africa township. The singer is the third child of a family of four and was raised by a single mother. The artiste had to relocate to Eastern Cape to live with his grandmother but later moved back to Protea north. Due to the difficulties he faced at home, the singer resulted in taking drugs and got involved in some crime-related activity, till he was finally sent to the Youth detention centre for armed robbery, where he started working on his career full time, which took his mind off drugs and crime.


Samthing Soweto didn’t finish high school because he had problems with his reading and writing.

Musical Milestone

Samthing Soweto got his breakthrough after being featured on Sun El’s ” Akanamali ” single. Before this, he had started building his music career after leaving the youth centre, where he was sent for robbery. He later joined the group The Soil due to the influence of Buhlebendalo Mda, who led the choir he joined after returning to school. After leaving the soil, Samthing Soweto released his debut album titled “This N That Without Tempo” in 2010. The project was a mixture of Afro-pop, Amapiano and R&B.

Samthing Soweto’s Albums

Samthing Soweto has released two studio albums since his debut.

This N That Without Tempo (2010)

This is his first studio album, which was released on the 6th of August 2010. The album had a lot of top-notch songs on it.

Isphithiphithi (2019)

This is his second album, released in 2019.

 Samthing Soweto’s Songs

Samthing Soweto since his debut, has released more than ten songs and two studio albums. Here are his songs in no particular order.

  1. Samthing Soweto – Akulaleki

  2. Samthing Soweto- AmaDM

  3. Samthing Soweto – Omama Bomthandazo

  4. Samthing Soweto – Ndoli

  5. Samthing Soweto – Lotto

  6. Samthing Soweto – Azishe

  7. Samthing Soweto – Uvalo

  8. Samthing Soweto – Skado

  9. Samthing Soweto – Ndizakuwe

  10. Samthing Soweto – Jazz In My Head

Samthing Soweto’s Performance and Presence

Samthing Soweto has performed at festivals and shows in South Africa. The singer has also had appearances on TV and Radio stations in South Africa.

Samthing Soweto’s Relationships

Samthing Soweto is not in any relationship with public knowledge at this writing. This is because Samthing Soweto, like any other artist, likes to keep this part of their life private.

Awards and Nominations

The information is not available at the time of the writing.

Samthing Soweto’s Net Worth

Samthing Soweto’s Net worth has not been fully calculated at the time of this writing, but the singer is making a lot of money from attending shows and festivals, song streams and video views.

Samthing Soweto Songs Download, Stream, Buy and Watch

Samthing Soweto’s songs from his studio projects and featured songs are available on all major platforms.

Samthing Soweto is one of the fast-rising artists in South Africa that have done well for themselves.

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