Sankie Patricia Pillay aka Sankie FyahUman (10 March 1989) was born in Florence Hospital in Johannesburg, Gauteng. She grew up in Mailula: A township in Vosloorus East of Johannesburg. She attended school at Villa Lisa Primary School and furthered her education at Parklands High School in Alberton. Sankie started singing in church at the age of 9, and at the age of 16, she joined the Amasikho live band. The following year, 2008, she applied her talents as a Vocalist for Kings of Melody. 2010 saw Sankie going back to school to obtain her Matric Certificate. Fortunately for her, the music bug never left her side and she chose to go back to the music industry and achieve her dream of becoming a household name.
In 2014, she returned to the music scene after 4 years of standing on the sidelines. In those years, Sankie had worked at a McDonald's restaurant and given birth to her beautiful daughter. She is inspired by Lauren Hill. She used to partake in Monate Fela Mic sessions and events held in the East Rand.
Sankie FyahUman has done a collaboration with Lavoro Duro and LNT Sound in the Reconciliation Riddim with a song titled 'Wamuhle'. She is also featured in a Riddim called Africa Celebrates Phumi Maduna which features twenty-eight female voices across the African Continent. The Riddim celebrates Phumi Maduna’s milestones in the reggae scene.
Sankei Patricia Pillay is kind-hearted, ever-smiling, and loves peace and unity. She is a go-getter and believes anything is possible with Jah's compassion; even when life throws you stones you take them and build a mansion. She is conscious that being in the music industry is not easy hence her motto is "One must stay strong to overcome whatever might be thrown their way". Her music is Reggae fused with her African flair.
Riddim: Dancehall Boogle Riddim (Manio Production)
Stream: Wamuhle - Amazon Music
Social Media: Facebook
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