Nleya was a gospel artiste before she joined Jah Prayzah's band as a replacement of backing vocalist Pamela Zulu (Gonyeti) who had fallen out Jah Prayzah in 2016. Excavator was discovered in August 2016 during Mdara Vachauya album launch in Bulawayo. She was auditioned with the help of Sandra Ndebele.
- Bongani Ndlovu, Excavator reflects on stint with Jah Prayzah, The Chronicle, Published: April 4, 2019, Retrieved: April 22, 2021
- Out with Gonyeti, in with Excavator: Jah Prayzah transforms pastor’s daughter into back-up singer, Sunday News, Published: July 9, 2017, Retrieved: April 22, 2021
- Excavator still learning, H-Metro, Published: Retrieved: September 12, 2016, Retrieved: April 22, 2021