EJ von LYRIK was composing as well as performing her unique music ever since the girl began working in music as a profession in The late nineties. Possessing a distinctive interest in audio production, she began creating her unique instrumentals in Beginning of 2001. Her music can be an eclectic mixture of funk, rock, dancehall, hiphop as well as roots reggae.
She is really a powerful advocate for individual upliftment as well as inspiration by means of the medium of music and consequently her music carries optimistic messages within her lyrics. E.J feels the rationale for this cross-over of music styles would be to reach out to a much more diversified audience considering that the music is message focused. She’s an advocate of women of all cultures.
She has performed on numerous international stages and
collaborated with some hefty names within the music market, and was a member of (now disbanded) legendary threesome female hip hop group Godessa.
EJ is a vibrant and energetic performer with an incredible stage presence and
loves the stage as a lot because the studio. It is her mission to get the musical message across with passion and positivity when she is playing.
EJ is currently operating with a few of South Africa’s most musically gifted musicians like Grenville Williams on bass, Carlo Thompson on guitar, Sean Ou Tim aka Mr Sakitumi on samples and keys, Darren Petersen on drums, Mpumi Sizani on backing vocals, DJ Dubmasta China aka Seven Ragga Souljah on vocals and percussion and Riki Bushula on keys.
She also has passionate views on human rights and believes music is really a spiritual gift, and this is really evident when listening to her lyrics and musical productions.
She is presently performing at the biggest national festivals including Oppikoppi, Synergy, Rocking the Daisies and so on. and has gained positive critique from music aficionados and journalists.
E.J von LYRIK is actually a extremely prolific and dynamic songwriter, music producer and performer and would grace any stage locally too as internationally with her confident energy, thought provoking lyrics, stirring melodies backed by a solid group of musicians.
Her musical achievements consist of:
Playing on international stages in countries like The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Norway, Cuba, USA, UK, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Album releases, musical productions and vocal attributes contain:
- Spillage – Godessa (South Africa)
- Rogue State of Thoughts 1 & 2 – Different Artists (SA & Switzerland)
- Skeletsleutel – Jitsvinger (South Africa)
- 20-5-2-1 Manifesto – TEBA (South Africa)
- So Much More – Roots Riders (Netherlands)
- African Legacy – Dokhandeme (France)
- Method within the Madness – EJ Von LYRIK (South Africa – 2008)
- Missing you – Sweet Noise (Poland)
- Tantrum – MixnBlend (South Africa 2009)
- Champion Sound – MixnBlend (South Africa 2009)
- Law of attraction – Josie Field (South Africa)
- The Human Condition – E.J von LYRIK (South Africa – 2010)