Collen was born in Limpopo at a village called Diphale, which is situated next to a
town called Burgersfort. He was born on the 4th June 1990.
Chymamuique started his music career as a gospel and jazz pianist in year 2000,
he then developed love for house music and started learning about music
production in year 2006 (Self Taught). Then in the year 2011 he released and his
1st online single and that’s where most people started knowing about him and his
music. In the same year (2011) he won 3 remix competitions conducted by
Soulcandi, Blackwhole ENT and Castle Lite and that’s where people started
paying more attention to his music and djs started using his material on their
compilations and radio shows.
Currently Chymamusique is running his own digital label called “Chymamusiq
Records Digital” and works with major labels as a as a producer, remixer and a
DJ. He released a CD with Sony in 2012 where he was mixed with his fellow
popular South African DJs and producers. In 2013 he released a solo CD which
earned him 2 music awards (Metro FM Awards and FAME). In the year 2014 he
was also nominated for the SAMA’s for the best remix category for the remix he
did for Mi_Casa’s Jika.
His second CD tittled “Gift Of Sound” was released on the 14th July 2014 and is
available in all good music stores nation wide. On the CD he features the likes of
Brian Temba, Soulstar, Rona Ray, Charlie Mind Games, Nengah Krisnarini and
other more local and international talents.
Chymamusique is also a qualified radio personnel, he qualified and graduated for
his 3 year diploma at Boston College in 2013. He also did Analytical chemistry at
TUT (Tshwane University Of technology) from year 2009. He hpsts big events
across the country and outside the country annually
Chymamusique shared stage with the likes of Louie Vega, Martin Atjazz,Vinny
Da Vincy, Dj oskido, Black Coffee, DJ Christos, Monique Bingham, Ralf Gum,
Glen Lewis,SHimza QB Smith, Charles Webster and Atjazz to name a few. His
music is been played on most national radio stations and national TV channels
.He played live on TV on SABC 1 and Vuzu TV and on radio south Africa’s
national stations .
Some of his songs are available on compilations by Dj Claude,Micasa, Lulo
Café’s CD on Soulcandi 15, Dj Terrance(Music box 6) under Soulcandi records, ,
Soul Meditation CD by DJ Kanunu , Dj Christos’s latest offering and other more
CDs that will be released soon.
Chymamusique recently dropped his his 2nd Solo album tittled “AFTER THE
STORM” which was released in October 2017 by Sony . The album consists of
14 tracks where he worked with popular and new talents from all over the world.
Album includes the likes of :
1. DJ Fresh
2. Black Motion
3. Glen Lewis
4. Da Capo
8. Denny Dugg
9. Dj Sue
10. Stones & Bones
12. Kent Smoke
14. Rona Ray