It has been 25 years since Mafikizolo burst on the local music industry. A quarter of a century later, the Afro-pop band still oozes energy, going strong, filling up venues, performing all over the world and winning legions of new fans. Their story is a masterclass in relevance, longevity, and grace.

Following the success of their previous albums, Mafikizolo are in full album mode. Building from the high streaming Memezela reaching just under 5 million views, the legendary Duo set to release a new album in the year. Expanding from their continued achievements, Mafikizolo sets the roll out of their album with 10k, featuring the sensational Sjava. 


It has been a long time since we last saw a full project from the duo, the release of 10K comes with exciting news as Makilizolo are set to release the full body of work in September. The project has been years in progress and the final touches are coming together. You can only expect the same premium standard of music delivery from the duo.

This spring, the duo Nhlanhla Mafu and Theo Kgosinkwe, releases their 12th album iDwala, a tribute to their staying power. iDwala means a boulder and a rock of ages. It speaks to how they have been a dependable voice in the industry, worth emulating and an inspiration to younger generations of music makers.


Keeping the consistency and quality of their music, Mafikizolo return with a new hot single, 10K, featuring the Multitalented creative, Sjava. Sonically 10K, is a testimonial of the duo’s career love-ballads dating back to there to their earlier hits. Showing their longevity and adaptability, Mafikizolo team up with Sjava, for yet another classic.

Looking back over the years, Nhlanhla says it’s all grace. “We thank God constantly; we don’t take the many years we have behind us for granted.” Theo agrees: “That is why we titled this album iDwala because we have stood the test of time. We have been through it all, wins, losses, struggles, fails, successes, through the storm and back and Mafikizolo is still here.”


The Song is featured on Africa Now Radio’s Big 5 this week

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About The Song

Following up on Thanolwethu and Ngeke Balunge, Mafikizolo and grammy-award winning artist Sjava collaborate on their newest single “10K”. A love declaration of how couples used to proclaim their love to each other back in the day. The Afro-pop hit perfectly blended with Sjava’s rap vocals create this beautiful and melodic masterpiece. Theo and Sandile Manqele are the producers behind this hit song.

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