David "Qadasi" Jenkins

SAMA and 2 x SATMA Award Nominee David Jenkins, also known by many as Qadasi, hails from Empangeni, a small town found in the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, and is a proficient Maskandi singer, guitarist, banjo and concertina player.



New collaborative acoustic album, "Lashis' Ilanga" by Qadasi & Maqhinga now available on iTunes!

// Ngiyazenzela (feat. Sarah Forchhammer)




Qadasi and fellow Maskandi artist, Maqhinga are honoured to be working alongside the Kingsley Holgate Foundation and Project Rhino KZN for the Rhino Art - Africa campaign as ambassadors for rhino conservation.
Let us all join forces to bring an end to the massacre of our beloved rhinos!

Listen to Qadasi's song - 'Obhejane' (For the Rhinos)


Qadasi & Maqhinga


Being a huge fan of the Game of Thrones series, I decided to record an acoustic 'Maskandi' cover of the incredibly powerful theme song: