21 JUNE 2023, JOHANNESBURG: 21 JUNE 2023, JOHANNESBURG: Shaun Stylist teams up with Warner Music Africa (WMA) and pens a global deal to take his music career to new heights.
Known among his followers as an influencer with the most dapper outfit combinations, Shaun’s music career is fast becoming its own force since releasing ‘Oskae Beya Fatshe’ and ‘Uyabizwa’ in 2022. Now with the backing of WMA, Shaun has his sights set on local and global domination.
A moment that means more than just dominating the stage, Shaun highlights the importance of bringing in new talent along with him:
‘It’s important for this collaboration to give a platform for new kids, that’s how we’re going to expand, that’s how we’re going to grow the Amapiano genre. My aim is to break records and dominate the charts. I want this moment to be an inspiration to anyone out there to dream big.’
Creative Lead at WMA, Garth Brown is thrilled at the deal expressing: ‘Shaun Stylist is known by many as a pinnacle in fashion and the social media influencer space. His venture into music is exciting because it shows his versatility and creativity, and his upcoming music will be such a great moment in the Amapiano landscape not just here at home but globally as well. I’m excited for everyone to hear what Shaun has been creating.’
“I’m very happy to welcome Shaun Stylist to the WMA Family & excited to help him bring his vision to life” Comments Creative / A&R Consultant Sebastian Jameson, popularly known as Bash / Shishiliza -who is responsible for the signing.
Shaun is set to kick off his relationship with WMA, with a pegged for July.
About Shaun Stylist
Hailing from Ekurhuleni, in the East of Johannesburg. Born Shaun Andile Naki and most popularly known as Shaun Stylist – a Dj/ Artist, Businessman, Fashionista, Philanthropist, and Reality TV Star are among the many hats he wears.
Shaun’s eccentric dress sense reflects his personality, a trade that he uses to leave his stamp behind within the spaces in which he operates.
Shaun has carved a name for himself in the fashion world, and is associated with top businesswomen and socialite; MamKhize, as well as clients such as South African soccer star George Lebisi.
Shaun’s journey with music began when he was just a young boy in Sunday school singing church hymns. The dream to be a global star never left him, as 20 years later – now a doting dad and husband, Shaun is reigniting the dreams of his younger self.
Already a regular behind the decks of some of South Africa’s top venues – the multi–hyphenated; businessman, fashion maestro, and silver-screen personality, is yet to carve his space in the music world. Evidence of this can be seen on TikTok where a snippet of his upcoming single under Warner Music Africa has already gained just under half a million views.
Shaun has an innate ability to shift the room when he walks into it. His new chapter of solidifying Shaun the musician will undoubtedly shift the music game.