Tellaman

Tellaman
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Background information
Birth nameThelumusa Samuel Owen
Born (1991-04-14) 14 April 1991 (age 28)
Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
Years active2006–present
LabelsUniversal Music, Select Play Music
Associated acts

Thelumusa Samuel Owen (born 14 April 1991), better known by his stage name Tellaman is a South African singer, songwriter and record producer. Growing up in a musical background, he is most known for a number one charting single by DJ Speedsta titled Mayo[1] which features himself, Yung Swiss, Frank Casino & Shane Eagle.

Early life and career

Tellaman was born and grew up in Durban, South Africa. He is a self-taught musician whose interest in music was sparked by his mother who had him singing at home, at church and in a youth choir.[2] At the age of fifteen he decided to pursue music as a career and began writing and recording his own music.[3]

Tellaman was signed and featured in Soul Candi Record's compilation album titled Sould Candi Sessions 15, alongside MoFlava, Lulo Café, Cueber and Hareal Salko. Tellaman's disc, titled Ntsikelelo, included hit singles "Drinks and Music" featuring Okmalumkoolkat[4] and "Intoxicated" featuring Lastee. The album sales passed Gold status and it was nominated for the Best Compilation Award at the 2015 Metro FM Awards.[3][2][5][6] In June 2016 his EP Mind Vs Heart was released, followed by another EP titled Lucid Dreams which was released in February 2017.[7]On 1 February 2019, Tellaman released his fourth album God Decides, followed by lead single "whipped" featuring Nasty c and Shekinah.[citation needed]

Discography

Albums

Album Title Album Details
Soul Candi Sessions 15
  • Released: 2 December 2014
  • Label: Soul Candi Records
  • Formats: Digital download, CD
Mind vs Heart[7]
Lucid Dream
God Decides

Singles

As Lead Artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year
released and album name
Title Year Peak Chart Positions Certifications Album
South Africa (EMA)
Drinks & Music (feat. Okmalukoolkat)[4] 2014 Soul Candi Sessions 15
Intoxicated (feat. Lastee) 2015 Soul Candi Sessions 15
Noma Kanjan' (feat. Nasty C)[8] 2015 Non-Album Single
Wena (feat. J. Something)[9] 2017 Lucid Dream
I'm Gone (feat. Nasty C)[10] 2017 Lucid Dream
S.A.P (feat. Nasty C & Da L.E.S)[11] 2017 29 Lucid Dream
Whipped (feat. Shekinah & Nasty C) 2019 1 God Decides

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Artist Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SA
Kwesta "Act Like" (featuring. Tellaman) 2016 DaKAR II
DJ Speedsta "Mayo" (featuring. Yung Swiss, Tellaman, Shane Eagle & Frank Casino) 1 Non-album single
Nasty C "Don't Do It" (featuring. Tellaman) Bad Hair Extensions
Nasty C "Dance" (featuring. Tellaman) 2017 Non-album single
DJ Killamo "On Some" (featuring. Tellaman, Lastee & Rowlene)

Awards and nominations

Year Award Ceremony Prize Work/Receiptient Result
2013 South African Music Awards Remix of the Year[12] Select Play Nominated

References

  1. ^ "Speedsta's mayo hits number ONE spot". Zkhiphani.com. 24 October 2016. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Tellaman Opens Up About His Music, Friendship & Love Life in Exclusive Interview". quenchsa.com. Archived from the original on 14 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Don't SLEEP ON These Vocalists". Zkhiphani.com. 30 November 2016. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Drink & Music". Yule Dark. 26 September 2014. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  5. ^ Mangena, Ancillar. "Man Crush Monday: Tellaman". Randburg Sun. Archived from the original on 24 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  6. ^ "TELLAMAN FOR SPREE MAN". spree.co.za. Archived from the original on 14 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Tellaman Drops New 'Mind Vs Heart' Project". hypemagazine.co.za. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  8. ^ Noma Kanjan (feat. Nasty C) – Single by Tellaman on Apple Music, 4 March 2016, archived from the original on 12 February 2018, retrieved 11 February 2018
  9. ^ "Get Ready For @Real_Tellaman Wena Music Video ft @jsomethingmusic". Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  10. ^ "I'm Gone (feat. Nasty C)" from Lucid Dream by Tellaman on iTunes, 3 February 2017, archived from the original on 12 February 2018, retrieved 11 February 2018
  11. ^ "S.A.P (feat. Nasty C & Da Les)" from S.A.P (feat. Nasty C & Da Les) – Single by Tellaman on iTunes, 3 August 2017, archived from the original on 12 February 2018, retrieved 11 February 2018
  12. ^ "All the nominees for the 2015 SAMAs". Channel24. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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