Based: Johannesburg

Yamikani Janet Banda, known professionally as Lady Zamar, is a South African singer, philanthropist, and businesswoman. Born in Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng and raised in Mamelodi, Pretoria, Gauteng to a Malawian father and South African mother. She mainly incorporates on house music. In 2019 she was a guest judge on Idols South Africa

Lady Zamar initially formed a duo with Junior Taurus, and together they had success with their debut album Cotton Candy. Soon after its release she announced that she was moving to a solo career. Her first solo album, King Zamar, was released in March 2017.In February 2018 the album was certified gold, in June 2019 it was certified double platinum.

In 2017, Lady Zamar won the Song of the Year Award at the DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards for her song Charlotte, produced by Prince Kaybee. At the 2018 South African Music Awards she won the award for Best Dance Album.

Her second solo album Monarch was released on 21 June 2019