MFR Souls bio: members, real names, songs, albums, nominations, awards, profile

MFR Souls bio: members, real names, songs, albums, nominations, awards, profile

MFR Souls caught the entire South African society by storm when they released their first hit single Love You Tonight. This incredible duo has captivated the music scene with their unique Ampiano sound. Find out more about them, their latest songs, and much more.

MFR Souls bio
Image:, @maero_mfr_souls_tumelo
Source: Instagram

This group got their lucky break in 2019. Their hard work, however, began back in 2013. It took time for them to make it, but they have released continuous music that tops the charts once they did. They are the South African dynamic duo that we are all in love with. Read about the MFR Souls biography here.

MFR Souls profile

  • MFR Souls members: Tumelo' Maero' Nedondwe and Tumelo' Force' Mabe
  • Occupation: Disc Jockeys, Producers
  • Nationality: South African
  • MFR Souls place of birth: Ekurhuleni (East Rand), Katlehong
  • Record label: DEEP RESOLUTE (PTY) LTD
  • Genre: Dance/Electronic
  • Albums: The Beginning

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Early life

MFR Souls real names are Tumelo' Maero' Nedondwe and Tumelo' Force' Mabe. The two famous Dj's grew up in East Rand together. They were terrific friends and went from this close friendship to consider each other as brothers through their shared love for similar music.

MFR Souls career

They are both Tumelo from MFR Souls. Their career has come a long way, proving that working hard in what you love with eventually reap benefits.

Early career

It may seem that this talented duo came out of nowhere with record-setting hits and an amazingly unique sound. This is far from the case. Like most musicians, they started out by giving free services or even begging for slots in shows just to showcase their talent.

In the early years of finding their sound, the two would bounce ideas off each other in an attempt to find a unique sound that would keep them ahead in the competitive music scene.

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They experimented with the piano, which proved to be perfect for the duo, this was in 2013. It became challenging to get their distinctive sound out there, and not many people were keen on it. However, they kept at it.

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Professional career

Fast forward to 2019, the band made headlines with their hit song Love You Tonight featuring big names DJ Maphorisa, Sha Sha, Kabza De Small.

MFR Souls members
Image:, @maero_mfr_souls_tumelo
Source: Instagram

How did they do it?

They advanced significantly in their career once they were signed to Sony, one of the world's largest record label companies. It hardly seemed real to them, and reality finally hit when they had sat down in Sony offices and signed a contract, which would end up propelling them straight to the top.

The two young DJs who were known in their hometown for their unique Ampiano sound had now made it big, and it was their time to shine.

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MFR Souls albums

The group's first album was released in 2019. The album included several hits that have made it to the top of the music charts. The album is titled The Beginning.

MFR Souls songs

They have released jaw-dropping songs that have garnered millions of views on online platforms. Here are some of their greatest hits:

  • Love You Tonight
  • Lalela
  • Ngaqonywa Ama Piano Remix Ft. Aubrey Qwana & DJ Tira
  • Friday
  • Krrrr (Phum' imali) with Kwesta ft. GP Ma Orange
  • Bamb'ikhanda Ft. Tallarsetee
  • Moonlight
  • Dust
  • Mars
  • Masaria
  • Broken Heart

MFR Souls awards

Their first nomination was under the best Amapiano record category at the 2019 Dance Music Awards.

Other MFR Souls nominations include:

  • South African Music Award for Best Produced Album
  • South African Music Award for Collaboration of the Year
  • South African Music Award for Best Kwaito/Gqom/Amapiano Album

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Latest news

Their latest song was released on May 15th, 2020. It is by MFR Souls and Kwesta, it is called 'Krrrr' (Phum' imali). The song features GP Ma Orange.

MFR Souls real names
Image:, @realmfrsouls
Source: Instagram

MFR Souls accident

MFR Souls 2019; after gaining massive support in their country, they travelled a lot to gigs and interviews. Maero, Force, and their manager, Kombelani Khoza, were involved in a grisly accident that left their car in a horrible state. Everyone survived.

MFR Souls contacts

For booking the duo, you can reach them via:

  • Telephone: +27 72 911 4171
  • Email:
  • Website:

If you would like to keep up with them on social media you can find them on:

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Those are all the crucial facts about MFR Souls. The DJ's who took an unchartered path in music that ended up paying off and making them one of the most revered teams in the game.

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