Award-winning South African gospel artist, Dumi Mkokstad, released his latest single, Ungayeki Ukuthandaza, on Friday, 19 July 2019.
Celebrated gospel artist, Dumi Mkokstad, has released his new single, Ungayeki Ukuthandaza. This is an independent single,following his album, Calvary (Indawo Yobufakazi) [Live], which was released on Monday, 18 March 2019. The artist took to his social media pages on Thursday, 18 July 2019, to announce the release date for the single.
In the video announcing the pending release of the single, Dumi Mkokstad delieverd the first verse of the song. However, following the release of the song, the singer took to his social media pages to share the lyrics of the song. The song is Dumi Mkokstad’s response to his tumultuous times that recently made headlines.
The single made its radio debut on Thursday, 18 July 2019. The artist was the invited guest on popular Sesotho-based radio station, Motsweding FM. He was the musical guest during the drive-time show that is hosted by LTK. Dumi Mkokstad later shared a series of videos that revealed what happened during his visit to the radio station, while also delivering lyrics to the single, on his social media pages.
In the post, he shares the lyrics of the song, which are sung in isiZulu. Loosely translated, the lyrics refer to having a testimony. The singer speaks to the power of prayer, and how he seeks relief from God during times of trouble.
The single is available for purchase on Apple Music.
Listen to Ungayeki Ukuthandaza below.