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The Soil is a South African band with a distinct acapella singing style often classed as 'Kasi Soul' - a style with perceivable influences from the Isicathamiya genre. The band is made up of Buhlebendalo Mda, Ntsika Fana Ngxanga, Luphindo Ngxanga. Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba, aka, Samthing Soweto, was also a founding member of the band. In 2020, the group members took an hiatus to pursue solo careers. The following year, they were reported to be working on a reunion album. The group is known for their powerful live performances, which often feature intricate vocal harmonies and percussive rhythms. Their music is both uplifting and socially conscious, with lyrics that address issues such as poverty, education, and social justice. Overall, The Soil is a talented and innovative group that has helped to redefine South African music. Their music is a celebration of South African culture and a testament to the power of vocal harmony.