Lindiwe Veronica Skhosana, better known by her stage name Assessa, is a South African award-winning rapper, event organizer, songwriter and actor. She has won multiple rap competitions such as the Red Bull 10k Challenge (2014) which is hosted by Africa’s biggest Hip Hop festival, Back To The City and the NYDA assisted competition from Music Creative in Nelspruit.
Her latest collaboration on the hit single “Ama level” re-ignited her music career and social influence after a brief silence. The songs success brought the Zakwe/Duncan duet album to become South Africa’s current top digital releases of the year. In 2020, she went on to get signed by Cloud 9ne Entertainment, a music production label group that hosts several prominent legendary producers and creatives.
Her latest single, Amantombazane, an all-girls party theme song, which has kwaito and Amapiano infused elements was released on the 18th of June 2021. The single debuted at number five on the All-SA Music iTunes charts and moved up to number 1, remaining in the top charts for the duration of the weekend.