Every Cook Needs Music To Listen to While In The Kitchen: Ernie Smith Featuring KB Motsilanyane – Wena

…” I Love being in studio writing and singing, but nothing gives me greater pleasure than seeing my music touching people through the gift of song.” – Ernie Smith



Multi-award winning jazz musician, Ernie Smith has become synonymous with fine craftsmanship of quality contemporary jazz and urban music.  He was born with a rare talent of appealing to music lovers from a wide spectrum of tastes and his unflappable work ethic has seen him remain top of his game for more than 12 years.


A genius guitar player that has not only mastered his own creations, but produced countless other artists work, Ernie has created a hub for himself at his home where he focuses on touching people through the gift of song.  Known for his song-writing and production skills, Ernie has the ability to mix jazz, R&B, Afro-pop, world music and funk and produce sounds that are fresh, yet timeless.



Ernie & KB
Ernie & KB



The new single WENA, featuring KB Motsilanyane is released to radio late June 2015 and his forthcoming album Time For Love, is due for release later this year.

Stay tuned for more from this amazing musician.


 “…Ernie Smith is the perfect 21st century artist. His debut album sees Smith offering up a musical melting pot that’s destined to find fans across a wide spectrum of music tastes.” – Diane Coetzer – Billboard Magazine


I’m such a big fan of KB and it’s good to have something new from her even if she is featuring.  What do you guys think of the track?


About Author


Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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