In honour of Women’s Month, a client of Sheer’s and two other Durban’s forefront fiery female artists have joined forces to release a fun fresh single that is guaranteed to leave you feeling empowered and ignited. The single titled Aybo, as well as the Official Music Video for it, was released 09/08/2020.
The title Aybo is derived from the uniquely South African slang term “haibo,” which is a word commonly used to express a sense of surprise. The song makes multiple references to the city of Durban, where all artists involved are currently based, and have been raised.
Singer/songwriter Yashna is no stranger to the music scene, since 2016 she has been consistently elevating within the industry. Her most recent release titled Rise Up climbed East Coast Radio’s Coke Top 40 chart, while the music video has been playlisted on Trace Africa. She also recently contributed to a charitable initiative for Mandela Day in collaboration with East Coast Radio, Yashna co-wrote the single titled Come Together with Neo Ndawo and featured on the track. This multi-genre artist has been making waves in and out the city with her versatile vocals and has now teamed up with two powerful Durban based female rappers namely Lex La Foy and Ms. Andii, to deliver a solid hip hop tune for women, in a month that celebrates and highlights women for the power that they possess, and for the Queens that they are. Aybo is a significant song for women by women, on Women’s Day
“My vision for this single was to join forces with local female artists in the Durban music scene, to share our talents, and utilize the platform that we have to inspire and uplift females of all age, race and cultural backgrounds, and I feel as though we were able to achieve that with this particular single.” -Yashna