Amapiano prince and soul singer-songwriter Amos Shili was born in Tembisa and raised in the church where he would eventually learn that he could sing.
Working his way from backing vocals to session pianist, and then appearing alongside Samthing Soweto, DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small on the groundbreaking “Emcimbini”, (#2 in Spotify’s top 5 tracks streamed in South Africa during 2020).
He solidified his place in amapiano royalty going on to feature alongside Moonchild Sanelly and Theology HD on “Isegazini”, and as well as making pivotal contributions on the Mas Musiq- produced Shonamalanga EP and Mambisa II.
His single, iParty Yami featuring Kabza De Small broke new ground all over South Africa, seeing Aymos closing 2020 by soundtracking the Netflix Original How to Ruin Christmas and securing 2 SAMA nominations on Best Amapiano Album and Duo of the Year.
In 2021 he embarks on a solo project championing a unique “Afro-Yano” sound in his debut album, Yimi Lo (“This is Who I Am”) scheduled for release in September.
One of few amapiano artists to collaborate with producers in the UK, Aymos featured on Ghana-UK based producer Juls’ “Tembisa” in 2020, and kicked off the second half of 2021 on Karen Nyame KG’s “Mani Dakiwe” taken off her critically acclaimed EP “Sensei II” His growing list of collaborations include Prince Kaybee, Heavy K, Darque, DJ Lesh, Moonchild Sanelly, Levy M and many more. Hit after hit, fans are gripped by his inspiring and versatile tones, reaching far beyond amapiano toward afro-jazz, soul, house and afrotech.