Dlala Thukzin's biography, age, real name, education, new album, profiles

Dlala Thukzin's biography, age, real name, education, new album, profiles

Dlala Thukzin has built a big name for himself in the South African music industry. His skills when behind the deck remain unmatched, with the ability to fluidly switch between afrotec, amapiano and other genres.

Dlala Thukzin's biography
South African DJ and producer Dlala Thukzin. Photo: @dlalathukzin on Instagram (modified by author)
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Dlala Thukzin is a South African disk jockey and music producer. He is renowned for his various productions, including Phuze and Nika Nika.

Dlala Thukzin's bio and profile summary

Full nameThuthuka Zindlovu
Known asDlala Thukzin
Year of birth1997
Place of birthLamontville, Durban, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Current residenceDurban, South Africa
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
SchoolUmlazi Comtech High School
OccupationDisk jockey and music producer
Net worth$26,000
Social media accountsInstagramTwitterFacebookTikTokYouTube

What is Dlala Thukzin's real name?

He was born Thuthuka Zindlovu in Lamontville, Durban, South Africa. He is of the Zulu tribe, and his name Thuthuka means to grow or to develop. His nationality is South African.

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How old is Dlala Thukzin?

He was born in the year 1997. As of 2023, Dlala Thukzin's age is about 26 years. His exact date of birth remains in the dark. He was raised by his grandmother.

Dlala Thukzin's education

The Mzansi DJ went to Umlazi Comtech High School from January 2010 to November 2014. Growing up in Lamontville, he developed his love for music at an early age. He assisted his late uncle in carrying music equipment around town for gigs. Naturally, he became interested and started practising by himself.


He started his career as a producer in the mid-2000s, and in 2006, he had his big break on the prominent gqom artists Babes Wodumo's 2016 debut, Gqom Queen Volume 1. This played a crucial role in popularizing the genre in South Africa.

Dlala Thukzin's songs

Dlala has produced several songs, including:

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Indoda EnemaliMama WamiKonka
iStofuSmall BoysMzala
Nika NikaPenaltyLet's Go
Indian FlavaClap ClapFriday
IngomaE SambaF.Y.C
Uzobuya NiniFocusNaba Laba
AwuzweRoom 8Mina
Envy Hours20 to 6Kunini Sivalelwe
AmaV - ClassChampagneComplicated

Dlala Thukzin's new album

Throughout his career, Thukzin has also released several albums. His debut was titled Permanent Music which he released in 2020. He then released its sequel, Permanent Music 2, in 2021 as well as Summer Banger. In 2022, he dropped Finally Famous.

Dlala Thukzin's Instagram
The DJ at V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, SA. Photo: @dlalathukzin on Instagram (modified by author)
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The Mzansi DJ also has a YouTube Channel where he posts his songs and mixes. He started the channel in January 2018. As of March 2023, he has gained about 43k subscribers, with a total of over 16 million views.

How much is Dlala Thukzin's net worth?

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As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $26,000. Dlala has made a living from his career as a music producer and DJ. In January 2023, he bought a brand new white Mercedes Benz, which he posted on his Instagram page.

Social media presence

The South African producer is active on social media as this is where he updates his fans about his upcoming and ongoing projects, his various adventures and updates about his life. Dlala Thukzin's Instagram has over 293k followers, with 24.5k followers on Twitter as of March 2023. On Facebook, he has over 823k followers and 79k followers on TikTok.


Dlala Thukzin has presented his perspective to correct the record following allegations of him dating multiple women. He used social media to offer his explanation and address some of the "evidence" against him that was provided by a contentious Twitter user.

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The individual posted photos of various women posing in Thukzin's house and an Instagram live video featuring an unidentified social media user claiming that the producer and DJ had romantic connections with several women in Durban. He said:

I have been made aware of the recent accusations made against me on Instagram pertaining [to] excessive misconduct with multiple women. Evidence shows various girls taking pictures in my apartment and some with my clothing gear. I do not dispute that, because some those pictures are real, but most of them are fabricated. However, I’d like to first affirm that some of those pictures were taken more than two years ago and I have since grown to make wiser social conduct decisions.

AFRIMMAs nominations

Dlala Thukzin expressed his gratitude towards his fans in a lengthy statement. He stated that he was thrilled to announce that his hard work and their support through buying his music and attending his performances were being recognized on an international level.

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He went on to declare that he and his team were officially in the running for the Best Male Southern Africa award at the AFRIMMAs, which are held annually in Dallas, Texas (USA).

I am humbled by the nomination and I would like to thank each and everyone of you who have contributed in my success through prayer and support. I love what I do and I am working hard to take it to the next level.

Dlala Thukzin has shown his passion for music since he was very young. His work has revolutionized the growth of the amapiano and gqom genres, not only in South Africa but also the whole continent.

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