Bongiwe Mpanza known as Bonj is one of the first signed artists to Award Winning Afro Pop Artist Tresor’s music label Jacquel Entertainment Group. Her voice is husky and strong, yet rich, seductive and incredibly entrancing. Her enchanting sound is a blend of electronic music with soulful melodies and groove. Her music draws influence from Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Soul, House & Kwaito.
Officially debuting her singing career, Bonj belts out a beautiful story about going against all odds in the name of love, in an explosive collaboration with DJ Zinhle on the single Against The Grain.
Synonymos with DJ Zinhle, the house beat on the track easily sets a vibrant mood and transports the listener to the dance floor. The melody and sing-along chorus heard from Bonj syncs beautifully to the beat to create what will be a hit song. In a short comment about Against The Grain, newcomer Bonj had this to say:
“This is a deeply personal song inspired by the beautiful resilience of love and it ability to overcome all odds; its about being brave to love who want to love. It was really exciting being able to collaborate with the amazing DJ Zinhle on Against The Grain and I’ve had amazing support from the team at Jacquel Entertainment Group. We hope whoever hears this song feels encouraged to go Against The Grain for love”. – Bonj
Catch Bonj on Tour with Sam Smith this April in Johannesburg and Cape Town.