Profile of the performer Umoja (2):
Umoja released an album entitled "Rainbow", which featured the sizzler, Oneness.
Umoja is a Swahili word for unity, In fact throughout his compositions "OM" reflected his passion for the Swahili language.The new group's line-up included "OM" Alec Khaoli, Donovan Knox, Don Laka, Godfrey Mgcina, Neo Maphaka and Sello Twala.
Later some members of this group formed "Image" whose well-know line-up over time included Don Laka, Donovan Knox, Godfrey Mgcina, Sello Twala, Jimmy Mngwandi, Benjamin Dude as well as Solly Sithole.
At a later stage some embarked on solo careers.However, the name of Umoja itself never died and new members continued with the sound.
Alec's album "Say You Love Me" followed in 1985.In the very same year the Afro-Funk group, Umoja released another album, "Party" .
On this 1985 album as well as on the 1986 album, "All Night Party" the lineup was consistently "OM" Alec Khaoli, Philip Duiker, Stanley Deeu, Tony Dladla and Malachia Suhla.