Sun-El Musician Biography & Facts

Sun-El Musician Biography & Facts

Sanele Tresure Sithole, better known by his stage name Sun-El Musician, is a talented DJ, music producer, and songwriter from South Africa. Growing up in Mooi River, he had a passion for music from an early age. Although he started studying at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, his love for music led him to drop out and pursue his dreams in the music industry.

Sun-El Musician

Sanele Tresure Sithole

28 March 1989 (age 35)

Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Education University of KwaZulu-Natal (dropped out)
Musical career
  • DJ
  • songwriter
  • music producer
  • piano
  • vocals
  • keyboard
Years active 2011–present
  • EL World Music

Demor Music (PTY)LTD (former)

In 2018, Sun-El Musician released his debut studio album titled “Africa to the World,” which became a huge hit, earning him a Platinum certification from the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA). This achievement catapulted him into the spotlight and solidified his reputation as a rising star in the music scene.

Building on the success of his debut album, Sun-El Musician continued to make waves with his second album, “To the World & Beyond,” released in 2020. Once again, his talent and creativity shone through, earning him another Platinum certification from RiSA and further establishing his place as a leading figure in South African music.

Before starting his own record label, EL World Music, Sun-El Musician honed his skills as a producer at Demor Music. With the launch of EL World Music, he took his career to new heights, showcasing his passion for music and his commitment to nurturing emerging talent.

In October 2021, Sun-El Musician delighted fans with the release of his latest album, “African Electronic Dance Music.” Packed with infectious beats and innovative sounds, the album demonstrates his versatility and dedication to pushing the boundaries of electronic music.


  • Akanamali
  • Ntab’Ezikude
  • Bamthathile
  • Sonini
  • Bomi Abumanga
  • Uhuru
  • Into Ingawe
  • Higher
  • Amateki
  • Woza


  • “Akanamali” (featuring Samthing Soweto)
  • “Ntab’Ezikude” (featuring Simmy)
  • “Bamthathile” (featuring Mlindo the Vocalist)
  • “Sonini” (featuring Simmy and Lelo Kamau)
  • “Bomi Abumanga” (featuring Msaki)
  • “Garden” (featuring Julia Church)
  • “Uhuru” (featuring Azana)
  • “Never Never” (featuring Nobuhle)
  • “Into Ingawe” (featuring Ami Faku)
  • “Higher” (featuring Simmy)
  • “Amateki” (featuring Bholoja)
  • “Woza” (featuring Linos Rosetta)
  • “Amandla” (Sun-El Musician, Msaki)
  • “Hamba Nami” (Sun-El Musician, Fearless Musiq, Section Five)


  • AEDM: Interstellar

Sun-El Musician’s journey is a testament to the power of following your passion and staying true to yourself. With his unique blend of electronic beats and African rhythms, he continues to captivate audiences around the world, cementing his status as one of South Africa’s most exciting musical talents.

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