Thandiswa Mazwai Biography: Age, Husband, Songs, Albums & Net Worth

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Thandiswa Mazwai (born 31 March 1976) is a South African musician and lead vocalist and songwriter of Bongo Maffin. She is also known as King Tha.

Thandiswa Mazwai

Thandiswa Mazwai Age

She was born on March 31st, 1976, in Eastern Cape, South Africa. As of 2024, she is 48 years old and celebrates her birthday on March 31st every year.

Thandiswa Mazwai Daughter

Thandiswa Mzwai has a daughter named Malika, whom she had with former Bongo Maffin band-mate Stoan Seate.

Family

Nomsa Mazwai is her sister and they have a healthy sibling rivalry. Her sister also goes by the name Thandiswa Mazwai Belede, in honor of her mother, who passed away in 1992 at the age of 34.

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Thandiswa has a young niece by the name of Qama Mekgoe, who is a singer. She is also a sister to the poet Ntsiki Mazwai, who is an author, social activist, producer, and blogger.

Discography

  • Belede (2016) – Universal Music Group
  • Dance of the Forgotten Free (2010) – Live CD: Gallo Records
  • Ibokwe (2009): Gallo Records
  • Zabalaza (2004): Gallo Records
Bongo Maffin
  • From Bongo With Love (2019): Universal Music Group
  • New Construction (2005): Gallo Records – Gold Sales
  • Bongolution (2001): Sony BMG – Double Platinum Sales
  • The Concerto (1998): Sony BMG – Multi-Platinum Sales
  • Final Entry (1997): EMI
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Awards

Year Category Award Results
2004 Zabalaza Metro FM Awards: Best Female Artist Won
Kora Africa Music Awards: Best Female Artist, Southern Africa Won
Kora Africa Music Awards: Best Female Artist, Africa Won
2005 South African Music Award: Best Female Artist Won
South African Music Award: Best African Contemporary Album Won
BBC World Music Awards: Best African Album Nominated
Channel O Music Awards: Best Music Video ‘La’hlumenze’ Won
Metropolitan Eastern Cape Awards, Arts and Culture Award Won
2008 Pan African Language Board: Female Artist of the Decade Won
Nizalwa Ngobani Pan African Language Board: Song of the Decade Won
2010 Ibokwe South African Music Award: Best African Contemporary Album Nominated
South African Music Award: Best Female Artist Nominated
2011 Dance of the Forgotten Free: LIVE South African Music Award: Best Contemporary DVD Won
South African Music Award: Best Female Artist Won
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Bongo Maffin

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
1999 The Concerto South African Music Awards: Best African Pop Album Won
2001 Kora Africa Music Awards: Best African Group Won
2002 Bongolution Metro FM Awards: Best African Pop Won
Metro FM Awards: Best Duo/Group Won
South African Music Award: Best Duo/Group Won
2006 New Construction South African Music Award: Best Duo/Group Won
Kora Africa Music Awards: Best African Group Won
BBC World Music Awards: Best African Album Nominated

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