- Posted May 14, 2014 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Impact Your World
Success story of a South African Artist
With only a few weeks on radio Jae Magic is already enjoying good reviews for his latest single. In Europe, radio stations in different American states as well as Berlin and South Africa and all the way into Sweden and Ireland have responded energetically to his new single “Falling in Love”. This having a widespread reaction to his track as evident on the amount of plays and downloads the artist is receiving over a 150 000 downloads.
The production on the single features an internationally active songwriter Peter Wright who’s co-written two songs for Multi-Platinum artist Russian superstar Valeriya and also co–wrote “Still Burn” for Tobias Regner which was a hit across Europe and peaked at number #1 and was certified platinum.
Joash Duwayne Perumal aka "Jae-Magic" hails from South Africa, grew up in KZN Pietermaritzburg. studying for his B-Com. Jae-Magic creates music of a different dance taste and styles, hip hop, pop and R&B fusion.
His debut singles, “Club on Fire” and “Dancing On the edge” had all the ingredients of radio hit tracks, crossing into markets that saw Jae Magic have no opposition. Jae-Magic has the unquestionable legacy of being the first hip hop/pop cross over artist in the country of Indian Heritage.
His songs have had interest from A&R’s such as Omar Grant of Roc Nation, and with so much more to offer such opportunities are sure to present themselves to the next level of this artists career.
The up and coming album from the artist is heavy in production and features both international and local artists. It will feature dance and club tracks, other tracks with a blend of pop ballads as like the current second single “Wanna Do Good”.
Jae Magic is the only South African artist of Indian heritage to have achieved this in the international market and one of a handful of South African artists to have gained such international success