ZeeGee: POP/Hiphop Artist
Born in KwaZulu Natal Empangeni ZeeGee aka Qinisani Gumede is a multi-talented artist who creates, produce and perform his music.
ZeeGee released a tribute song for the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa whom he met while performing at the event attended by Meyiwa on the same fateful night.
ZeeGee's career started in 2008, where he released his first MixTape under M.O.M Records in Durban. His MixTape was a huge success, his fanbase increased and local radio stations could not get enough of his music especially the songs Umthwalo and Stepmama.
He completed his music production course at Creative Arts College in 2010, he started then to produce his own music. In 2011 he released his second MixTape called Life after Death. This project proved to be a breakthrough in music journey since it's attracted many bookings and radio interviews. ZeeGee signed under 745 Records in 2014, he released powerful singles such as Solider's War which commanded high high rotation on uKhozi fm and Gagasi fm respectively. The was also used on Mzansi Magic's drama Isibaya and South African movie called Noah.
He has since performed alongside music heavyweights such as Sjava, Zahara and K.O to name a few. He is featured in a single called It wasn't easy by an American Recording Artist Keldamuzik. ZeeGee has headlined many events including the New Year's eve crossover event at Orlando Stadium, performing in front a 44,000 audience in 2019.
Zethembiso Mdletshe, professionally known as ZETHE, is a Johannesburg based singer. She was born in the year 1993 in Ngwelezane, Mpangeni. She completed her Degree in music, majoring in Jazz, at the University of KwaZulu Natal and graduated in 2016.
It is said that dynamite comes in small packages and this is evident whenever this sensational afro/soul/jazz singer takes the stage. Her unique and powerful voice stands out and leaves a lasting impression after she leaves the stage.
ZETHE’s first singing experiences range from the shower to her local church where she realized that she could sing and people listened and enjoyed her music. She has performed at many Durban musical hot spots including The Durban Playhouse and The Durban ICC. She has also been a part of Uzalo drama series, SAFTA awards, Durban International Film Festival, Essence Festival, Richardsbay Beach festival and Richardsbay Last dance festival. She has been featured on numerous radio stations and TV programs.
ZETHE’s latest, life-changing highlight is being the first winner of the new Vodacom Nxt Lvl competition which took place from October – December 2017. This competition was aired on Mzansi Magic and the mentors included DJ Zinhle, Danny K, DJ Euphonik, Riky Rick and Durban ’s own Big Nuz. With this competition Vodacom wanted to discover raw talent they could assist get to the Next Level and become big in the music industry. ZETHE came at the top after South Africa voted her as their favorite artist out of 4 other contestants.
She has released her 5 tracks EP titled “Qhawekazi” which is currently available on all digital platforms.
3GEE: RnB/Hiphop Artist
Andiswa Kunene, also known as 3Gee is a talented passionate vocalist, rapper and overall musician. Born in a small town called Piet Retief in Mpumalanga South Africa is a versatile singer/songwriter. He started singing at the tender age of 5 years. Music became his only comfort after losing his mother at the age of 9 in 2004. He is the hardest working artist with an ambition to become the best vocalist in South Africa.
“From day one Chris Brown was 3Gee’s inspiration"
The mic is a paintbrush used to create a Mona Lisa type of art in each song. The dedication, the voice, the determination proves that he has what it takes to become one of the sort after vocalists in SA.
3GEE began his recording career in 2011, he has competed in various music competitions such as SA’s Got Talent in 2011, SA Idols in 2014 and Clash of the Choirs. All of which have added valuable experience on his journey to the top.
3Gee has been part of Afropop group Aveneu and Hiphop group 808 Bullies. It was in 2016 when he decided to pursue a solo career.
He has performed alongside A Listers such as A-Reece, Kid X, Ma E, Rouge, Major League, Black Motion, Fifi Cooper at Braam Music Festiva, Shane Eagle, Maraza, Banger boys, Dj Vigilante, Maggz and Vock Ya Sole at Wolf Dabrand FullMoon Party.
"To share the same stage with such artists means that I have something valuable to offer South Africa and the world"
Keldamuzik: Hiphop Artist
Keldamuzik known originally as a Hip Hop recording artist, has expanded her brand into different areas of the entertainment industry. From dabbling in other genres of music such as pop and dance, to now producing and hosting TV shows as well as producing films, pursing an acting career and running her own entertainment company; Keldamuzik will remind you everyday that she is born to be in this industry.
Born and raised in San Jose Ca, as Kelda Williams, she realized at the age of 5 the entertainment biz was her calling, starting off signing to local talent agencies in the Bay Area and auditioning for mainstream commercials, Kelda caught the acting bug. After a few stints, she migrated over to modeling participating in fashion shows throughout the Bay Area and working with local established photographers. She then started to record her first R&B album in 2005. Kelda then moved to Oakland CA, and took the name “Keldamuzik” as her primary stage name and “Diva” as her alias. She has professionally released 4 albums under Loud Dust Recordings, Malaco Music, DSN and AMAdea Music. Her career took off rapidly after her first break when she received a licensing opportunity for Sony Entertainment’s film “Please Give”, to follow up she then joined R&B singer Lloyd on a Japan tour and Reggae singer Jah Cure in the Caribbean performing at one of the biggest stadiums in Antigua and her song “Thirsty” hit number 4 on KISS FM in Australia. Keldamuzik has now started other business ventures producing her very first film “Love The Original Way” that screened at the Black Hollywood Film Festival. Her latest TV projects include “Diva Talk Tonite”, “Diva Travels” and “What’s The Tea with Diva?” All programs have stemmed from her original reality TV series “Diva TV” which was a huge indie hit on local access stations in several Bay Area counties. Now with the platforms she has with KOFY TV, Shami Media and Digz Media Group, Keldamuzik has used her business mind to not only creating content but also managing other brands and artists such as the late rapper Kafani, and working with Numskull of the Luniz.
Overall, Keldamuzik has transitioned her brand into a commercial mainstream image when it comes to music, TV/Film production, community outreach, modeling and branding other talent. Her acting career has opened new doors for her with being cast for the Honeywell/Bendixking, her music career has a fresh new international sound, and her TV and film projects are streaming on huge platforms. Kmuzik stands by her name because she will always be the artist that creates projects with that “one” song you like and performs like no one else is watching, to follow with everything else she has going on.
Durban Poison: Afro-pop/Kwaito/Hiphop
Durban Poison is a South African music group duo from iNanda Dube Village and 604 in Durban, formed in October 2015 by both members Lungelo Ngema also known as King Razo and Khangelani Lucky Fikizolo better known as Stix Manyanyisa Dabbling in variety of African sounds; the duo writes and composed Kwaito, Hip Hop, and Afro-Maskandi sounds.
After moving from KZN to Johannesburg they met a guy by the name of Lungile Zwane from Duduza (Masichaba) popularly known as talented producer in the Eastrand; they began working with him.
They have worked with Bongo Riot on a track called Ma Africa. Their song BAYADELELA reached number 2 on the UKhozi FM weekend charts iNamba namba.
Stix Manyanyisa was asked by a businessman Andile Mpisane to write a song called UYANG’QHASKHA which featured many artists such as Dladla Mshunqisi, Andile Fikizolo, Stix Manyanyisa & DJ Tira, the song was produced at Afrotainment by DJ Tira and Prince Bulo.