Born in 1991 April 13 in the Eastern cape and raised in Durban, Marcia Buwa (Genius illusion) discovered her love for music when she was 9 years old and groomed it by studying in varies art institutes ; UKZN(Howard college)/Creative arts college/Icesa (BAjazz vocal)(Sound production)(sound engineering)(Music theory/business). She began her journey by performing with her mum as a duo (The Arioso) in and around KZN (Lead singer and composer) which lead to Genius illusion wanting to explore other genres of music (Hip-hop).In exploring music she played part in different bands/groups to name a few; 2point9 / Chronicles of vinny/ Power / Klutchkollective.She has shared the stage with many established artists such as The soil / Busiswa Gqulu / Kwesta / Annalyzer / Moonchild /Toya Delayz / Aweon wolf etc. She has worked with many NGO’s offering entertainment services (Singing/acting).
Genius illusion recently shared her highly anticipated EP “Beyond colour” as a solo project. She is soon to drop an Album and had begun working on it.She could easily be classified as a Hip-Hop artist but after hearing the EP most people will agree she is a musician that makes timeless pieces.
She has produced many songs for musicians in and around KZN and continues to do so with offerings such as #Pissoff by Klutchkollective / #Anthem by Annalyzer. Genius illusion is currently the brains behind many online brands: Phat phuck _ clothing brand / DavecanSA_Online publishing / Newagemedia 13_online media company / OceandeckSounds_recording studio.
Geniusillusion currently owns a recording studio in Durban central South Africa.