Mandoza

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Birthday
19, 1978
Death Date
Sep 18, 2016 (38)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1978
Death Date
Sep 18, 2016 (38)

About

Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, or as he was better known, Mandoza, was an award-winning kwaito musician who released more than a dozen successful albums before his death at the hands of pharyngeal cancer in September 2016.

Before Fame

At sixteen he was charged with car theft and spent a year and a half in prison. Upon his release, he formed the musical group Chiskop with some childhood friends.

Trivia

In 2001, he won Song of the Year at the South African Music Awards for his single "Nkalakatha."

Family Life

He grew up in Soweto with his mother, grandparents, and two sisters. Following his death, he was survived by his wife, Mpho Tshabalala.

Associated With

He was featured on the Tokollo Tshabalala single "It's All Right I See U."