Max-Hoba Biography

Max-Hoba is a multiple award winning AfroSoul and World music artist as well as the Play Your Part Ambassador for Brand South Africa.

His sultry velvety voice and ability to play around with language has earned him much respect across different audiences. His music speaks of love, unity, social ills, tolerance and day to day life issues.

A former ambassador of Oxfam Pan Africa in the campaign on climate change, he is an advocate for equality and a just society. He is also an experienced voice over artist, producer, translator, supervisor and language advisor specializing in IsiXhosa, Sesotho and English.
Max-Hoba has three acclaimed albums under his belt released fully independent on his label Maxhoba Entertainment. He is a SAMA Award Winner – Best Adult Contemporary Album 2021 for the album BEYELE – THE JOURNEY CONTINUES, Beyond Music (SWITZERLAND)– Best Creativity Award 2020 for the single TIKA WE (A COLLABORATION PROJECT WITH VARIOUS ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE) and Wawela awards nominee (2015) for his album Traveling Man, which peaked at no.2 on the CMJ New world music charts in the USA.
He is the founder and producer of Back 2 The Music, a platform for upcoming and established
Vocalists to get together and showcase while taking time to pay tribute to artists that influenced

He is the co-producer and brains behind the exciting AFROSOUL MUSIC IN THE PARK
CONCERT which takes place annually at the NIROX SCULPTURE PARK at the world heritage site Cradle of Humankind just outside Johannesburg.

Max-Hoba is also part of the music team behind the critically acclaimed South African television drama series LOCKDOWN SEASON 2, 3 and 4.
He is also a presenter for a new community building show – Ng’Zame which seeks to help upcoming township and village business people.
For the past few years until the COVID-19 pandemic, he has been steadily making inroads in the European Live music circuit thanks to the support from DTI and Imexsa.

Performance Highlights:
• Northam, SA (Oppikopi),
• Johannesburg, SA (Std Bank Joy of Jazz),
• Soweto, SA (Drum Beat Festival)
• Brussels, Belgium (African Awards)
• Johannesburg, SA (The Orbit Jazz)
• Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz
•. IsiXhosa Music Festival
• Durban, SA (Durban July, Lovers and Friends Concert ) • Paris, France (La Pomme d’Eve) Afrca Day Celebrations (UNESCO Paris)
• Barcelona, Spain (Primavera Pro, Imexsa),
• Berlin, Germany(Werkstatt de Kulturen), Bloemfontein, SA (Macufe), • Hamburg, Germany (Ilanga Festival),
• Mumbai, India (SA National Day), • New York, USA (CMJ),
• Grahamstown, SA (National Arts Festival) Cannes, France (Midem) • Copenhagen, Denmark (Kayak Bar)
• Charleroi, Belgium (Festival Afri’Ca) Manzini, Swaziland ( The Place) • Nairobi, Kenya(Uhuru Park)

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Max-Hoba at the IsiXhosa Music Festival April 2023
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Max-Hoba at the IsiXhosa Music Festival April 2023
Max-Hoba Celebrating African Song - Opera Theatre 2019
Umhlaba wethu (Our land)
Grateful Live at Soweto Theatre
Max-Hoba Ketshetse
Max-Hoba Thongo Lam
Max-Hoba Asambeni
Max-Hoba Libambeni
Max-Hoba Ba Utlwile 2018
Max-Hoba Mahlomola
Max-Hoba Hamba Ntliziyo
Max-Hoba If We Meet Again Live at The Orbit
Max-Hoba Find A way @ The Orbit
Max-Hoba New Day
Max-Hoba Find A Way
Max-Hoba performing Ba Utlwile live on Metro fm


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