Tyla Laura Seethal, born on 30 January 2002 and known by her stage name Tyla, was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. She gained recognition and signed to Epic Records after the success of her hit single "Getting Late," featuring Kooldrink. Tyla went international with her 2023 debut single "Water," which was top ten hit in many countries charts. She has been nominated for multiple awards like Soul Train Music Award, South African Music Awards, and more.