Nje, a Zulu suffix meaning ( Merely; Only; Just ) is the name of a Durban act who’s birth formation and growth has been steadily occurring and becoming over the last two years.
Nje just started jamming together learning and rehashing kiff nostalgic catchy covers as well as composing songs together on acoustics guitars and voice.
Since then Nje have had the awesome opportunity to join forces with the swell humans Gary Parker lending his rhythmic bliss over into the Nje sound with his diverse strong tight funky styles adding dramatically to the diversity Nje look to achieve in sound.
Rogan van den Berg currently studying Jazz guitar at the U.K.Z.N department of music is responsible for the melodic Rootsy Bass, Base that molds our Nje vibe.
The Nje sound is an Afro Soul, Funk, Blues, Rock vibe drawn from the extensive and diverse amount of music that Nje listen to. Nje has written more than an albums worth of catchy songs that are upbeat with syncopated Rhythms and Timings and lyrically Portia is always provoking ones internal view of the now, socially and politically as well as being insightful and introspective.
Nje is currently recording four more of these songs for the first Demo E.P. Soon to be shared with the world along with a video They Have just completed with Impucuzeko Skills and development, Take Me On.
Nje have just finished recording their debut EP at The Audio Suite. The first single, Take Me On, features Chillie and Dang of Habit To.
Check them out at Nje