Mafikizolo to engage Namibian artists

Great things are in store for local artists in 2019... with South African stars Mafikizolo.

07 December 2018 | Art and Entertainment

Twenty-one years later and nine albums down the line, the South African Afro-pop group is one which is still able to get both young and old people on their feet. The duo, in an interview with tjil, said their musical journey started in a garage and today their music is listened to and celebrated across Africa and the rest of the world.

Having done hit-making collaborations all over Africa, Mafikizolo confirmed that in 2019 they will penetrate the Namibian music industry for another smash song, or more.

“In the year 2019 and this is a promise, we are coming to Namibia for a collaboration or maybe two,” said both group members.

Currently signed with Universal Music South Africa, the Ndihamba Nawe singers described 2018 as an awesome year as their brand has grown stronger.

“It's not easy to make it to 21 years in the industry and the whole journey has been exciting. We are hoping for 21 more years to go,” they said.

The artists were the highlight of the night at the recent DStv MultiChoice Viewers' Choice Awards event held in Sandton. The Happiness singers indeed put their best foot forward with vocalist Nhlanhla Nciza seemingly performing magic with her blink-of-an-eye quick costume changes, including a fetching silver space princess outfit with hair to match. The duo performed some throwback classics and mixed them with contemporary hits, proving that they are still very much Mzansi's most adored music group across generations.

“The awards show is exciting because it is celebrating the industry and the ability to be in one room with all these talents is amazing. The awards mean a lot to the fans and to the personalities too,” the group added.

June Shimuoshili

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