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Empress Naphtali Makes History at Cape Town Jazzathon: First Female Reggae Artist To Take the Stage

January 10, 2024

Get ready for roots, rhythm, and revolution! Renowned reggae queen Empress Naphtali from Wellington, Western Cape, will be blazing a trail through the Cape Town Jazzathon this Friday, January 12th. Mark your calendars, because, at 4:30 PM, she'll be the first female reggae artist ever to grace the stage at the iconic V & A Waterfront Amphitheatre, backed by the legendary Conquerors Reggae Band from Cape Town. Empress Naphtali is more than just a singer; she's a musical force of nature. Her powerful vocals, soulful songwriting, and deep commitment to her roots reggae sound have earned her a loyal following across South Africa and beyond.

From conscious lyrics that tackle social issues to infectious beats that ignite dance floors, her music is a vibrant tapestry of resistance, resilience, and joy. This historic Jazzathon performance is a milestone not just for Empress Naphtali, but for the entire reggae community in South Africa. It symbolizes a breaking down of barriers and a recognition of the genre's rich cultural significance. 

And with the powerful Conquerors Reggae Band backing her up, the stage is set for an unforgettable musical experience. Don't miss this chance to witness history in the making! Join Empress Naphtali and the Conquerors Reggae Band at the Cape Town Jazzathon on Friday, January 12th at 4:30 PM at the V & A Waterfront Amphitheatre. It's going to be a roots reggae eruption you won't want to miss.

Empress Naphtali is a vibrant singer, songwriter, and recording artist from Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa. Her music blends roots reggae with elements of dub, soul, and conscious lyrics, creating a powerful and authentic sound that resonates with audiences worldwide. She has released multiple albums and singles, earning recognition for her unique voice and message of hope and social justice. 

Conquerors Reggae Band: A reggae Band based in Cape Town, known for their hard work in contributing to nation-building, social cohesion, and spreading universal love with the groovy rhythms of their original music. Promoting a positive message is always the end goal insight. They are synonymous with Empress Naphtalie backing her at her latest album launch and Expresso Morning Show Debut.

For media inquiries, please contact: TRACEY-LEIGH KILOWAN EMPRESS NAPHTALI 

Cell No. 0629066349



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