|Stage Name:||Khuzani Mpungose or Khuzani|
|Real Name:||Khuzani Nkosikhona Innocent|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||3rd December, 1990 (29 years)|
|Place of Birth:||Nkandla village, Mathata, South Africa|
|Education:||Sibhakabhaka Primary and High School|
Khuzani is a South African Maskandi singer and songwriter known for his hit song “Isixaxa Samaxoki”. He is also popular for wearing designer clothes. Over the course of his career, Khuzani has released several successful albums including “Isixaxa Samxoki” which went Gold two months after it was released. He is also known some of his hit songs.
Family & Beginnings
Khuzani Mpungose was born on December 3rd, 1990 to parents Muziwehlahla Mpungose and Sizakele Mpungose at Nkandla village in Mthata, South Africa. He is the second of three children.
Khuzani’s love for music began as an adolescent when he was drawn to the music of Mgqumeni (Bhova of old) and Mtshengiseni Ngcwensa (Indiana). In 2009, Khuzani recorded and release the project “Secret” which won a South African Traditional Music Award (SATMA).
After releasing several successful albums and singles, he is currently regarded as Inkosi kaMaskandi, the Kingod Maskandi music. He is also known as King Khuba.
Khuzani began elementary school at Umvaziya Primary School in Emjali, Nkandla from 1995 to 1998. He proceeded to train at Bulgarian Primary and High School also in Nkandla until 2002. He spent a brief time in KwaZulu-Natal to Pretoria where he trained at Makgatho Primary School.
Moving back to KwaZulu-Natal, he graduated in 12th grade at Sibhakabhaka Primary and High School in 2009.
After Khuzani’s idol, Mgqumeni Khumalo passed away while working on his album “Secret” in 2009, he was chosen by Shobeni Khuzwayo to complete it. This was because they had similar vocals. The album went on to win a SATMA.
In 2011, Khuzani released his debut album “Bahluleke Bonke” which also became a success. The following year, he released “Amampunge”, and the album went on to make waves in the Maskandi industry. Mtshengiseni Gcwensa proclaimed him one of the best Maskandi musicians Live on Ukhozi FM, saying he would go on to win many awards like Indidane.
Khuzani has gone on to work with several notable names including Babes Wodumo, Big Nuz, Afro Soul, Andile KaMajola, Osaziwayo, Imfezemnyama, and more. He has also released lots of albums and successful singles and won several awards including Song of the Year and Best-selling Artistsl at Amatshotsho Ka Maskandi Awards, the SATMAs, SAMAs, The Life Changers Awards and many more.
Bawucisha ngo Paraffin
The Rebel Tree
The Witches Bird
False Amount (Golden Gold)
Khubu-The Peace Prize
Mama Ka Nomzamo
Performances & Media Presence
Khuzani is known for his energetic Live performances which has drawn a lot of fans to him. He is also active on social media with over 200-and-something thousand followers on Instagram alone.
Khuzani’s relationship status is not public at the moment. A Khuzani fan once started a rumour alleging that the Maskandi singer was getting married to former radio DJ, Jacinta Ngobese. The rumour turned out to be false. The fan later apologised for it promising never to do so again.
Khuzani’s actual worth is not public at the moment. However, based on what he has in his musical portfolio and future sales out look, his performance on major streaming services, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million – $5 Million.
Songs Download, Stream, Buy & Watch
Khuzani’s songs are available on all major digital downloads and music streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, YouTube, Deezer and many more.