Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi release a new hit song “Balele” in 2021
Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi are two popular South African artists who have collaborated to produce a new hit song called “Balele” in 2021. The song is a catchy and upbeat tune that celebrates life and encourages people to dance and have fun. The song is available on Spotify and YouTube , where it has received thousands of views and positive feedback from fans.
“Balele” means “sleep” in Zulu, but the song is anything but sleepy. It is a lively and energetic song that showcases the talents of Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi, who are known for their fusion of traditional and modern music styles. The song features catchy lyrics, rhythmic beats, and melodic vocals that create a unique and enjoyable sound. The song is part of Umlabalaba’s album “Njengo Zahara”, which was released in 2020 by Interstreet Recordings.
Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi are both rising stars in the South African music scene, who have gained popularity and recognition for their original and creative music. They have collaborated before on other songs, such as “Izandla Ziyagezana” and “Ngizokubamba”. They have also performed at various events and festivals, such as the Maskandi Festival and the Durban July. They are both passionate about their music and culture, and aim to inspire and entertain their listeners with their songs.
“Balele” is a song that will make you want to get up and dance, no matter where you are or what mood you are in. It is a song that celebrates the joy of music and life, and invites you to join in the fun. If you are looking for a new song to add to your playlist, or a new artist to discover, check out “Balele” by Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi today!
Umlabalaba and Mkhathazi are not only talented musicians, but also role models for many young people in South Africa. They both come from humble backgrounds and have worked hard to achieve their dreams. They have faced many challenges and obstacles in their lives, but they have never given up on their passion and vision. They have also used their music as a platform to raise awareness and support for various social causes, such as education, health, and human rights.
Umlabalaba was born in KwaZulu-Natal, where he grew up listening to maskandi music, a traditional genre of Zulu folk music. He learned to play the guitar and sing at a young age, and started performing at local events and ceremonies. He moved to Johannesburg to pursue his music career, where he met Mkhathazi, who was also a maskandi musician. They became friends and decided to collaborate on their music projects. They wanted to create a new sound that would blend maskandi with other genres, such as hip hop, pop, and afrobeat.
Mkhathazi was also born in KwaZulu-Natal, where he was exposed to various musical influences, such as gospel, jazz, and reggae. He also learned to play the guitar and sing, and developed his own style of music. He moved to Durban to study music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he honed his skills and knowledge. He also started performing at clubs and festivals, where he gained popularity and recognition. He met Umlabalaba in Johannesburg, where they discovered their shared love for maskandi music and decided to work together.