Mzambiya, whose real name is Nkosinathi Zwane, is one of the popular Kwaito artists ever known. His music has proven to be an inspiration to many music lovers globally. He recently changed his trademark name from Mzambiya to Zikode, which is his clan name. The changing of his name came after he released his new song titled Tot Tot Tot, produced by the talented DJ Cleo.
The artist recently went back to the renowned Bulldwagz Entertainment, which had discovered him. He also revealed that he had dropped the name Mzambiya since he had now matured like fine wine. His new song has taken the industry by storm, something that the artist had been doing for about 20 years now in the music industry.
Mzambiya profile summary
- Mzambiya real name: Nkosinathi Zwane
- Year of birth: May 21, 1986
- Mzambiya age: 34 years
- Gender: Male
- Career: Musician and TV presenter
The successful Kwaito artist was born on May 21, 1986, in Zola, Soweto. There is not much information about his childhood life since he was discovered at the age of 12 years by Nomrod Nkosi.
Just at the tender age of 12 years, he became the youngest Kwaito artist. He was discovered by Nimrod Nkosi when he was a young boy.
His debut came in 2000 after his single Mele Senzeni became a hit song. He is also known for his song Jersey Number 10 that made headlines, not only in South Africa but globally. The artist joined SABC1 music and dance show in 2014 as a producer. He has always had a soft spot for music.
Here are some of the TV roles that the talented artist has held:
- I Love South Africa - Season 1 as a contestant
- Jika Majika - Season 11 as a presenter
- Jika Majika - Season 12 as a presenter
- Rolling With- Season 4 (Celeb Edition)
- Tshisa - Season 1 as himself
- Zaziwa - Season 2 as himself
What are Mzambiya Songs?
Most of his songs have become hitmakers. Here are some of Mzambiya songs:
- Zola (Bulldawgz Anthem)
- Ghetto Tragedy
- Mzambiya Dlozi lami
- Ibadala ft Howza
- Of Love & Kwaito
- Mzambiya Mele Senzeni
- We S'bali
- S' khkho ft Bouga Luv
- Jersey #10
- Of Love Kwaito
- Jersey 10
- Speaking in Tongues
- Maintain ft GP Gangsta
- One Series
- Sapho (original)
- Mus'udlala Ngaye ft Sgebi
- Lala ngo 5
- Zola - Bulldawgz Anthem
- Bulldawgz Movie Intro
- Zola (Instrumental)
- My Indian Princess
- Mzambiya ft Msawawa Imoto Ka Shukela
- Dlozi Lami (old school kwaito)
- Life Line
- Sapho (Heavenly Mix)
- Mzambiya ft Percy Of love and kwaito
- Nyuku ft Bouga Luv, Omen & Jazz
- Bull Dawgz Cometh
- Ingculazi - In Aid of a Child with Aids
- Zonke Indawo
- Still Standing
- Jezi No.10 - Bulldawgz Mix
- Jezi No.10
- Mzambiya ft DJ Cleo Tot Tot
In 2001, he was nominated for the best newcomer award at the popular South African Music Awards. Since then, he has received other nominations and had the opportunity to travel the world and see his songs embraced by different cultures.
The artist who achieved much at a young age has had a fair share of life’s challenges. After his successful debut album, which earned him nominations at the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards, he took a break to complete his studies. During that period, he witnessed a suicide from a close person in his life and also ventured into the construction business. He also had a chance to start a non-governmental organization.
After a few years, he is now back to the music industry, something which, according to most of his fans, is termed as rising from the dead. He then started working with Arthur Mafokate to revive his music career.
According to the artist, he had made over R14 million. His net worth is attributed to his successful music career and tours.
According to the Mzambiya the star, not even the sky is the limit. He believes that as long as you are breathing, anything in life is possible. He advises and encourages young people to go out there and embrace what they want to do in life.