Stage name: Nhlanhla Nciza
Real name: Nhlanhla Sibongile Mafu Nciza
Occupation: Singer/ songwriter
Date of Birth: 15th March 1978 (42 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Schweizer-Reneke, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Marital status: Separated (from TK Nciza)
Nhlanhla Nciza Biography
Nhlanhla Nciza is a South African artiste with a remarkable singing gift and admirable fashion sense. Her name resonates as Nhlanhla Nciza and as a member of the South African Afro-pop group Mafikizolo.
Nhlanhla Nciza was born in Schweizer-Reneke, in the North West Province of South Africa on 15 March 1978. She had a deep love for music, but she only got to be famous as a member of Mafikizolo, one of the most respected music groups in South Africa.
The group initially had three members. Tebogo Benedict Madingoane was shot dead in a road rage in 2004, leaving just two members who have carried on brilliantly ever since.
When you say Nhlanhla Nciza songs you are in fact saying Mafikizolo songs. The reason is simple: virtually every tune of significance released by the songstress is not exactly a solo effort but as a collaborative work with her music partner and fellow Mafikizolo member Theo Kgosinkwe.
So the songs referenced here are Mafikizolo songs. They are sterling nonetheless, and should make fine additions to your playlist. It is clear from a critical study of Mafikizolo songs that the group is keenly interested in issues, education and public awareness, as well as the dangers of casual coition.
At any rate, some standout Mafikizolo songs include “Ngeke Balunge,” “Love Potion,” “Emlajeni,” “Happiness” and “Udakwa Njalo,” “Kwela Kwela” and “Mmangwane,” which has been described as the group’s most popular song to date.
As a member of Mafikizolo, Nhlanhla Nciza was Instrumental to the release of a couple of albums. A debut album, titled “Kwela,” was released in 2003. It was followed four years later by another album, titled “Sibongile.”
The group was in excellent creative spirit and released another album, “Six Mabone,” a year later. Several years may have elapsed since the group’s last album, but the songs in the album are still being enjoyed today.
Nhlanhla Nciza – Kwela Album
“Kwela” is the debut album of Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe, who make up the South African group Mafikizolo. The album has the eponymous “Kwela Kwela” as first track and “Udaukwa Njalo as last tract.
Nhlanhla Nciza – Sibongile Album
“Sibongile” is the second studio album from Nhlanhla Nciza and her band member at Mafikizolo. The album spots 11 tracks, beginning with “Marabi” and ending with an eponymous tune.
Nhlanhla Nciza – Six Mabone Album
“Six Mabone” is the third studio album from the group. Other albums have followed, bringing the riches of the group’s Kwaito-Kwela sound to those who would listen.
Nhlanhla Nciza, who occupies the offices of a singer-songwriter, fashion designer and business woman, is well decorated as a singer.
She has, for instance, a three-time winner of the SAMA (South African Music Award) for Duo of the Year. It doesn’t look like the awards will stop pitting on her kitty anytime soon.
Nhlanhla Nciza isn’t a PhD, but she isn’t an illiterate either. Sheis one of the most articulate singers in South Africa’s music orbit
A notable fashionista whose fashion sense never fails to excite, Nhlanhla Nciza is among the rich artistes out there in Mzansi, although she may not say it to your face. She is comfortable.
While one can give the exact figure of her net worth, one thing that is not in doubt is that Nhlanhla Nciza is a millionaire with profitable investments across the country.
Age & Relationships
42-year-old Nhlanhla Nciza had one of the most beautiful relationships in the industry. She and her husband TK Nciza were at some point serving couple goals to many in the industry.
It came as a terrible shock to many in the industry, then, when she announced she and her husband were separating after 15 years of marriage. Virtually every medium of significance carried the story back then.
Nhlanhla Nciza had clarified back then that she may have split with her husband but they remain good friends. June 2020 makes it exactly a year since the songstress announced her split from hubby on Instagram.
This year her 8-year-old son Luvuyo celebrated his birthday, and she and TK Nciza organized different birthday parties for him.
The songstress had 4 children with TK Nciza. One of them, a girl, perished in a road accident several years ago.