Mi Casa is a house band based in Johannesburg, South Africa and consisting of 3 members, Dr. Duda (producer) and pianist, J’Something (vocalist and guitarist), and Mo-T (trumpeter).
The band was formed in early 2011 in Johannesburg when all three future
members were at a night lounge and
decided to perform together. A few
months later, they released an album titled Micasa Music, which “went gold” quickly and won several awards at the 18th Annual MTN South Africa Music Awards
in 2012.In 2015 they returned with their double disc album Home Sweet
Home which includes hit singles Chocolate & Barman Feat Big Nuz
& Dj Tira. Best African Group AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees
Mo-T Mi Casa’s trumpeter, was born in Alexander Township (South Africa)
and adds a jazz influenced element to Mi Casa’s music. Mo-T is a
talented musician who comes from a musical rooted family and was taught
how to play the trumpet by his Dad (Banza Kgasoane) who is the founder
member and trumpeter for the legendary cosmopolitan group Mango Groove.
J’ Something Mi Casa’s lead vocalist and songwriter, born in Algarve
(Portugal) and would later immigrate to Eastern Cape (South Africa). J’
Something then moved to Johannesburg where he worked at Soul Candi as
their studio manager, which would then afford him a chance to start
working on his music. J’ Something finds the success of the band as a
humbling experience and a definition of what is meant to be, will always
Dr. Duda is Mi Casa’s music producer, keyboardists, DJ who creates and
shapes what has become to be known as Mi Casa music. Dr. Duda has been
in the music industry for over 15 years and his vast experience has
added immense value to help sustain Mi Casa’s broad musical repertoire.
His unique, versatile sound has seen him produce alongside DJ Fresh,
Euphonik, DJ Mbuso and an array of other talented musicians.
Through their unique sound, Mi Casa released their debut album Mi Casa
Music, which quickly saw the dance trio reach new heights and the album
reaching platinum status within 6 months of release. This feat and many
more would put Mi Casa on the music radar when they were invited to open
for international acts such as Drake, John Legend and Kool& The
Gang. Mi Casa would follow up with their sophomore album (Su Casa Mi
Casa) which would go on to become a double platinum seller. Home Sweet
Home is Mi Casa’s forthcoming, highly anticipated studio album, set for
release third quarter of 2015.
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