Feyaza was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. She moved to study and work in England in 2001. After a few jobs in the print media, she decided to specialise in radio, and graduated with honours at Liverpool John Moores University. Feyaza has freelanced at a number of media outlets including the BBC and IOL in South Africa. She worked at various radio stations in Dubai for a number of years before moving back to the UK. She is currently freelancing in the north-west of England, and doing another degree in Education.