Mafikizolo

Bio

Popular Afro-pop act that draws on the sounds and style of 1950s marabi and kwela, combined with modern kwaito and house. They formed in the late 90s by Theo Kgosinkwe, Nhlanhla Nciza and Tebogo Madingoane. In 1997 they released their self-titled debut album. It was followed by 'Music Revolution' (1999) and 'Gate Crashers' (2000). After narrowly surviving a car accident in December 2001, Mafikizolo released 'Sibongile' (meaning 'we are thankful') in 2002, which sold over 300 000 copies and earned the group Samas for Best Duo/Group and Best Afro-Pop Album in 2003. They were invited to perform all over Southern Africa, as well as the US and UK. The disc features the band’s biggest hit, 'Ngihama Nawe’. It was soon followed by 'Kwela' (2003).

At the height of their powers, tragedy struck in February 2004 when Madingoane was shot dead in an argument. The remaining members decided to keep their name alive, going on release 'Van Toeka Af' (2004) and 'Six Mabone' (2006), both of which earned the group Samas for Best Duo/Group. The group then decided to split, with both members pursuing successful solo careers. Much to relief of their fans all over the African continent, they got back together to release 'Reunited' in 2013.

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Loot
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Gate Crash (Instrumental)
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Ngivelakude (Album Version)
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Goliwood (Album Version)
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Nnete Ke Nnete (Album Version)
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Bangradesh (Album Version)
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Mafikizolo (Sgruva Njalo) (Album Version)
05:57
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Gugothandayo (Album Version)
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Morena (Album Version)
07:08
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Kuzophela Nini (Abuse) (Album Version)
06:56
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Lesghubu
03:59
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Khatara
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Calling My Name
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Gape
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Sebenza
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Nisixoshelani
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Walila
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Masiqale Kabusha
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Khani Mjongeni
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Saka Harabe Bone
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Izitha
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Summer Wave
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Siyambonga
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Phakathi
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Love Potion
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Majika
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Sela
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Mandulo
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Colours Of Africa
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Khona (Radio Edit)
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Best Thing
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Don’t Go
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Catching Feelings
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Umama
05:21
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Bathelele
04:25
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Mafikizolo (Sgruva Njalo)
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Yek' Umona
05:33
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Marabi (Album Version)
03:48
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Mazuva Akanaka
04:57
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Ndifunukwazi
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Around The World
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Sibongile (Album Version)
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Ofana Nawe
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Ndihamba Nawe (Album Version)
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Love Potion
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Reunited
05:26
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Nyashinski
Bavuse
03:42
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Happiness
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Munt'Omnyama
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Emlanjeni
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Nakupenda
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Vimba Kanjani
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Happiness
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Kucheza
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Happiness (Remix)
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Khona
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Videos

Colors of Africa Full Song (Audio) | Mafikizolo Ft. Diamond Platnumz & Dj Maphorisa
Mafikizolo | Kucheza Full Song (Audio)
Kucheza - Mafikizolo - Official Video
Colors of Africa - Mafikizolo Ft. Diamond Platnumz & Dj Maphorisa (Official Video)

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ZAJohannesburg, South Africa
In operation since: 
1990

Contact

+27836760987
Julius Mekwa
Profile added by DJ Okapi on 27 May 2014
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