TAYLOR JAYE is an exciting award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress both in Namibia and SA, under her own label company Jaye’s World Entertainment (Pty) Ltd. Jaleesa ! Gaoses is a philanthropist and entrepreneur, better known by her professional name TAYLOR JAYE. Born and raised in Namibia, she spent a large part of her growing up between the US and Namibia. She is now largely based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Jaleesa ! Gaoses better known by her professional name TAYLOR JAYE was born in Namibia and grew up with her grandmother in Otjomuise, Windhoek. TAYLOR JAYE is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress both in Namibia and SA, under her own label company Jaye’s World Entertainment (Pty) Ltd.
She graduated as an Engineer in 2014 and eventually launched her music career full time in 2015. Her electric genre of music, featuring house and afro-pop – is sung in one of the oldest most unique African languages, Damara (Khoi San). This eclectic mix of beats, rhythms, and rhymes, also sung in English, resonates across households and the entertainment scenes of Africa to the world. households and the entertainment scenes of Africa to the world.
Her debut EP called 780 (A tribute to her late grandma Agnes Suko !Gaoses), features her hit single “Supa Chikita”. Further successful singles followed such as Ma /Hao, ! Khotere and Satsa; each with chart-topping, creatively crafted music videos. TAYLOR JAYE has also worked with groundbreaking producers such as Uhuru & DJ Clap (Kalawa Jazmee) and Mr Kamera. She was nominated for Female Artist of the Year and Best house category at the NAMA in 2018. She is in high demand and performs at numerous Corporate, Social, and special events both in Namibia and SA. Most recently alongside the likes of: Davido and Runtown in Zimbabwe and Namibia At events such as NAMAS Nomination Show.
Influenced by various genres including R&B, Pop, HipHop, Reggae, Classical, and Jazz, TAYLOR JAYE has been working on the first full album which will officially be released soon across Africa. TAYLOR JAYE started the first half of 2020 with a fresh brand new collaboration featuring Nigerian Super Star. Patoranking and Chin Chilla for the single “Cashe” along with ground breaking music video directed Taylor and her team.
This is a follow up to her smash single “Sugar Blesser” featuring SA hit maker Busiswa. She plans to release her much anticipated first international album with collaborations from across Africa in the early part of the year.