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New Single from Manny Yack titled Kumanzi Phansi

Written by on June 7, 2021

Manny Yack’s new single titled “Kumanzi Phansi”, a vibrant song hit the streets on Friday, 28 May 2021 alongside a music video

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Who is Manny Yack?

A fro-Pop/ R&B singer, songwriter, and rapper, Zakrim “Manny Yack” Phiri graced this world on the 10th of May 1996. He was born in the place that birthed many famous award-winning artists, Ladysmith. This has seen Manny Yack aiming to walk in the same footsteps and have his name called among the best of the best in the music fraternity. The Afropop and R&B singer realized his love for music at an early age of ten and has natured it to this day. While kids his age played with toys, Manny Yack would freestyle and pen down lyrics.


Though his passion for music began at an early age, he came to light back in 2013 after completing his matric when he released a freestyle titled For The Love of Music. The freestyle landed him a feature with great artists like Beast and Abdus, and that is when he knew that he wanted to make music his career. Since then he has proved to be a force to be reckoned with and has worked with artists like Nasty C, Beast and Tellaman.

Manny Yack has been featured in Hype Magazine, interviewed by radio stations like Gagasi FM and Ukhozi FM just to mention a few. He grew up being inspired by the likes of Ludacris and 50, today Black Coffee and Slikor are part of his top greats. Dedication and hard work saw Manny Yack being part of the Slikour On Life Incubator Class of 2017 alongside his now stablemate PA Fakaloice.

Finding His Niche

Manny Yack is a versatile artist who has experimented with many sounds while trying to find his niche and has finally found his identity in Afro-Pop and R&B. Having a Hip Hop background is his advantage when it comes to his lyrical ability and storytelling. His writing is inspired by life, emotions, thoughts, and aspirations.

What’s Next?

Being signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment ranks right at the top for Manny in his greatest achievement’s lists, in the young 7 years he has been in the music fraternity. Manny Yack believes that he has a good ear for talent.

He sees himself branching into the A&R department in the future. He reckons that being part of the A&R Team would also be a great step for him to fulfilling his other passion, which is to give back to the community by empowering and giving the opportunity to those who would normally not be discovered as they don’t have scouts coming to their areas often enough. Manny Yack’s talent and passion will see him catapult to greatness; his heart of gold will see him make other’s dreams come true


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