Lady Zamar’s biography reads like a fairy-tale – a small-town girl who went on to become a national star.
Two years after the release of her debut solo album, Lady Zamar remains one of the biggest female artists in South Africa.
The singer and songwriter, who is known for her house sound, has won several awards and sold scores of albums. She attributes her love for music to her upbringing. Music was a big part of her family.
Lady Zamar’s real name is Yamikani Janet Banda. She picked her stage name because of its deep meaning. In Hebrew, Zamar means to “praise, sing or worship” God through music. Her real name, Yamikani, also means “praise” in Chewa.
Lady Zamar has produced several hit songs since bursting onto the music scene. Some of her hits include This Is Love, My baby, Sunshine, Adore and Charlotte. But according to Lady Zamar, her best is yet to come.