Babili Amos Shili, (born January 18, 1989) best known by his stage name Aymos, is a South African singer and songwriter. He worked with the record producer Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa on the hit single, Emcimbini.
Amos is among the few artists taking the amapiano to the next level across South Africa. He collaborated with producer Juls on the song Tembisa.
Aymos was new to amapiano when he dropped the hit single Emcimbini and had recently met with DJ Maphorisa. The record producer asked him to come to the studio.
|Full Name:||Babili Amos Shili|
|Born:||January 18, 1989 (age 34 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Tembisa|
Aymos was born Babili Amos Shili in Tembisa, Johannesburg. The 34-year-old grew to sing at churches and formed his choir while in high school.
The singer would sing praise and worship in church and directed a chorus in high school. He was passionate about music and used his bus money to get a piano once.
Seasonal singer Aymos and Mas Musiq collaborated on an album Shonamalanga in 2020. The effort earned their work a nomination at the 27th South African Music Awards for Best Amapiano Album and Best Duo/Group of the year.
In September 2021, he released his first album, Yimi Lo. The work featured top music personalities like Kabza De Small, Major League DJz, Josiah De Disciple, and DBN Gogo.
Aymos made collaboration on African Lullabies Part 2, an album by Platoon, in 2022. His work with the singer-performer Ami Faku titled Fatela, released on October 2022, was certified platinum in South Africa.
Aymos has garnered a decent following on social media. The singer shares his musical success and promotes upcoming songs on his verified Instagram page.
Those who missed his live performance would get pictures from the event. On YouTube, the singer posts music videos that hit millions of views.
- Lyf Styl
- Lullaby Song
- iParty Yami
- Lala Kahle
- Falling For You
- Rhandza Wena
- Yimi Lo · 2021
- Sise Ntweni
- Yimi Lo
- Ziya Khala
|2021||South African Music Awards||Best amapiano album||Nominated|
|2021||South African Music Awards||Best duo/group of the Year||Nominated|
|2021||South African Amapiano Music Awards||Best amapiano collaboration||Nominated|
|2022||Global Music Awards Africa||Album/Ep of the Year||Pending|