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About

Born with a stellar voice, Mlindo the Vocalist has the same fairytale story as Justin Bieber. He shot to fame when he was discovered by DJ Maphorisa. The DJ spotted him singing a cover of his hit song “Midnight Starring” on his social media. Known for his keen eye for talent, Maphorisa had the boy flown to Johannesburg. This moment sparked an amazing collaboration between the two that ended up in the production of the popular Mlindo the Vocalist Amablesser hit. Here are the details about this talented vocalist’s life.

Personal Life

Mlindo The Vocalist, whose real name is Lindokuhle Magedezi, was born on 5 October 1995, in KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone community. 

The talent was born into a family of musicians as several of his family members are musically gifted. 

One of his younger brothers, Sfiso, aka Sfeesoh, plays the keyboard and has played some of his songs. 

With 13 siblings from his father’s side and four from his mom’s side, Mlindo comes from a huge family. 

The star studied for a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Zululand but dropped out in 2018 to focus on his music career. He said that he hopes to complete his studies but in a different course.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Career

Mlindo The Vocalist on stage | Source: Instagram

Coming from a family that is musically gifted, Mlindo started singing in the church choir at the age of four. Social media was a big contributor to his rise. 

He posted covers of popular tunes, including Ganda Ganda by Babes Wodumo. Then, at 16, he started working on his own tunes.  

In an effort to get his career started, he moved to the Eastern Cape in 2010 and joined a hip-hop group called the Flow Riders. 

In 2014, he and some mates established a famous Acapella group, White Bread, that became quite a success and won Search for the Stars. Mlindo also won the Golden Search Talent Competition at Richards Bay in 2017. 

Mlindo The Vocalist performing | Source: Instagram

In February 2018, DJ Maphorisa discovered the lad when he posted a cover of the popular song “Midnight Starring” on his Instagram feed. By September 2018, Mlindo The Vocalist’s album, Emakhaya, debuted and became an instant hit.  

The album was certified gold in December 2018 and was nominated for “Best Afro Pop Album” and “Best Produced Album” at the 2019 South African Music Awards (SAMAs). 

What Are Some Of The Famous Mlindo The Vocalist’s Songs?  

Mlindo The Vocalist's Album Emakhaya | Source: Instagram

Amablesser was Mlindo the Vocalist’s popular song that put him on the map. Even though this is the smash hit that was certified platinum four times by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA), there are a plethora of other amazing songs that this young talent has churned out.  

His debut album, Emakhaya, was released on 21 September 2018. With 45 million streams worldwide in 2019, it was certified platinum by RiSA. 

In addition, it earned three nominations at the 25th SAMA Awards, including Best Newcomer of the Year, Best produced Album and Best Afro Pop Album. 

Emakhaya’s second track, Macala, also made it to number one in South Africa. Other hits by Mlindo the Vocalist that you should definitely listen to are, Imoto, Usbahle, and Wamuhle.

Yekela featuring Masiano and Vusi Nova was Mlindo the Vocalist’s new song of 2020. Mali is another great single to look out for. It features Nathi.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Relationships

Mlindo The Vocalist is apparently in a relationship, but in December 2018, the star described it as “complicated”. Mlindo the Vocalist and his girl have a daughter. This is just about the only information he has revealed about his baby mama. 

He also hasn’t shared any pictures of his daughter or girlfriend on social media. So is Mlindo the Vocalist single? Although he keeps his relationship very private, Mlindo the Vocalist doesn’t deny that he’s in a relationship. 

Mlindo The Vocalist's Controversy

In June 2019, a Twitter user claimed he saw the vocalist beating up his girlfriend in a Sun City parking lot during the SAMAs weekend. 

“Oh...trash Mlindo The Vocalist beat up his GF at the parking lot in Sun City after the Awards,” he wrote. 

Mlindo the Vocalist put up a very empathetic Instagram post in which he claimed he didn’t do it. The star said he wasn’t even at the SAMA awards with his girlfriend and that he would never do such a thing: 

“I have been getting calls from newspapers, and I have not hit anyone. I don't know what the person who started this is trying to do,” he said. 

DJ Maphorisa vs Mlindo The Vocalist

DJ Maphorisa and Mlindo The Vocalist shoes | Source: Instagram

DJ Maphorisa accused Mlindo The Vocalist of betraying him after he dropped him and struck a deal with Nyiko Bilankulu, his road manager. 

According to Maphorisa, he introduced Mlindo The Vocalist into the industry and provided him with everything, only for him to branch out as an independent artist, despite being contracted to his record label, Blaqboy.

Maphorisa went on and alleged that Mlindo wanted to return to his label and he'll take him back as he's moved on from the saga.

In another twist of events, Howard Gomba, Mlindo The Vocalist's childhood friend claimed that Maphorisa wanted to force Milndo The Vocalist to switch genres, yet he wasn't comfortable about doing it.

Gomba accused Maphorisa of not caring about Mlindo's interests. He didn't respond to these allegations.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Car

The musician owns two cars, a Mercedez Benz and a Golf 6 Volkswagen 

Mlindo The Vocalist's Mercedez Benz | Source: Instagram

Mlindo The Vocalist's House  

In 2020, Mlindo the Vocalist bought his mother and brother a unit to help them in their time of need. In one of his latest songs, Egoli featuring Sjava, Mlindo the Vocalist, gets emotional as he sings about making mama proud and building her a home.

Mlindo The Vocalist’s Net Worth? 

We’re not quite sure how much the vocalist is worth exactly but going by the success of his debut album and his recent releases and collaborations, the star seems to have made a good fortune. Hey, he even bought his mama a house! 

Awards & Recognition

In 2020, Mlindo the Vocalist was nominated for the Best Male Artist at the 1st KZN Entertainment Awards.

His debut Album Emakhaya was nominated for Best Newcomer of the Year, Best produced Album and Best Afro Pop Album at the 25th SAMA Awards. 

Social Media

Mlindo The Vocalist's Instagram: @MlindoTheVocalist   

Mlindo The Vocalist's Twitter: @MlindoRSA   

Mlindo The Vocalist's Facebook: Mlindo The Vocalist

Q&A

How old is Mlindo the singer? 

Born on the 5 of October 1995, Mlindo the Vocalist is 27 years

Where is Mlindo the Vocalist originally from? 

Mlindo the Vocalist grew up in KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone community.

Is Mlindo a Zulu? 

Mlindo is Zulu. He was born in KwaZulu-Natal and studied at the University of Zululand. 

Is Mlindo the Vocalist single? 

Although he keeps his relationship very private, Mlindo the Vocalist doesn’t deny that he’s in a relationship. 

Real name:
Lindokuhle Magedezi
Occupation:
Singer and Songwriter
Birthday:
5 October 1995
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Libra
Birth place:
KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone Community
Height:
N/A
Children:
1
Net Worth:
N/A

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Image of Mlindo The Vocalist's Biogrpahy: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Controversy, Car, House, Net Worth
Real name:
Lindokuhle Magedezi
Occupation:
Singer and Songwriter
Birthday:
5 October 1995
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Libra
Birth place:
KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone Community
Height:
N/A
Children:
1
Net Worth:
N/A

About

Born with a stellar voice, Mlindo the Vocalist has the same fairytale story as Justin Bieber. He shot to fame when he was discovered by DJ Maphorisa. The DJ spotted him singing a cover of his hit song “Midnight Starring” on his social media. Known for his keen eye for talent, Maphorisa had the boy flown to Johannesburg. This moment sparked an amazing collaboration between the two that ended up in the production of the popular Mlindo the Vocalist Amablesser hit. Here are the details about this talented vocalist’s life.

Personal Life

Mlindo The Vocalist, whose real name is Lindokuhle Magedezi, was born on 5 October 1995, in KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone community. 

The talent was born into a family of musicians as several of his family members are musically gifted. 

One of his younger brothers, Sfiso, aka Sfeesoh, plays the keyboard and has played some of his songs. 

With 13 siblings from his father’s side and four from his mom’s side, Mlindo comes from a huge family. 

The star studied for a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Zululand but dropped out in 2018 to focus on his music career. He said that he hopes to complete his studies but in a different course.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Career

Mlindo The Vocalist on stage | Source: Instagram

Coming from a family that is musically gifted, Mlindo started singing in the church choir at the age of four. Social media was a big contributor to his rise. 

He posted covers of popular tunes, including Ganda Ganda by Babes Wodumo. Then, at 16, he started working on his own tunes.  

In an effort to get his career started, he moved to the Eastern Cape in 2010 and joined a hip-hop group called the Flow Riders. 

In 2014, he and some mates established a famous Acapella group, White Bread, that became quite a success and won Search for the Stars. Mlindo also won the Golden Search Talent Competition at Richards Bay in 2017. 

Mlindo The Vocalist performing | Source: Instagram

In February 2018, DJ Maphorisa discovered the lad when he posted a cover of the popular song “Midnight Starring” on his Instagram feed. By September 2018, Mlindo The Vocalist’s album, Emakhaya, debuted and became an instant hit.  

The album was certified gold in December 2018 and was nominated for “Best Afro Pop Album” and “Best Produced Album” at the 2019 South African Music Awards (SAMAs). 

What Are Some Of The Famous Mlindo The Vocalist’s Songs?  

Mlindo The Vocalist's Album Emakhaya | Source: Instagram

Amablesser was Mlindo the Vocalist’s popular song that put him on the map. Even though this is the smash hit that was certified platinum four times by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA), there are a plethora of other amazing songs that this young talent has churned out.  

His debut album, Emakhaya, was released on 21 September 2018. With 45 million streams worldwide in 2019, it was certified platinum by RiSA. 

In addition, it earned three nominations at the 25th SAMA Awards, including Best Newcomer of the Year, Best produced Album and Best Afro Pop Album. 

Emakhaya’s second track, Macala, also made it to number one in South Africa. Other hits by Mlindo the Vocalist that you should definitely listen to are, Imoto, Usbahle, and Wamuhle.

Yekela featuring Masiano and Vusi Nova was Mlindo the Vocalist’s new song of 2020. Mali is another great single to look out for. It features Nathi.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Relationships

Mlindo The Vocalist is apparently in a relationship, but in December 2018, the star described it as “complicated”. Mlindo the Vocalist and his girl have a daughter. This is just about the only information he has revealed about his baby mama. 

He also hasn’t shared any pictures of his daughter or girlfriend on social media. So is Mlindo the Vocalist single? Although he keeps his relationship very private, Mlindo the Vocalist doesn’t deny that he’s in a relationship. 

Mlindo The Vocalist's Controversy

In June 2019, a Twitter user claimed he saw the vocalist beating up his girlfriend in a Sun City parking lot during the SAMAs weekend. 

“Oh...trash Mlindo The Vocalist beat up his GF at the parking lot in Sun City after the Awards,” he wrote. 

Mlindo the Vocalist put up a very empathetic Instagram post in which he claimed he didn’t do it. The star said he wasn’t even at the SAMA awards with his girlfriend and that he would never do such a thing: 

“I have been getting calls from newspapers, and I have not hit anyone. I don't know what the person who started this is trying to do,” he said. 

DJ Maphorisa vs Mlindo The Vocalist

DJ Maphorisa and Mlindo The Vocalist shoes | Source: Instagram

DJ Maphorisa accused Mlindo The Vocalist of betraying him after he dropped him and struck a deal with Nyiko Bilankulu, his road manager. 

According to Maphorisa, he introduced Mlindo The Vocalist into the industry and provided him with everything, only for him to branch out as an independent artist, despite being contracted to his record label, Blaqboy.

Maphorisa went on and alleged that Mlindo wanted to return to his label and he'll take him back as he's moved on from the saga.

In another twist of events, Howard Gomba, Mlindo The Vocalist's childhood friend claimed that Maphorisa wanted to force Milndo The Vocalist to switch genres, yet he wasn't comfortable about doing it.

Gomba accused Maphorisa of not caring about Mlindo's interests. He didn't respond to these allegations.

Mlindo The Vocalist's Car

The musician owns two cars, a Mercedez Benz and a Golf 6 Volkswagen 

Mlindo The Vocalist's Mercedez Benz | Source: Instagram

Mlindo The Vocalist's House  

In 2020, Mlindo the Vocalist bought his mother and brother a unit to help them in their time of need. In one of his latest songs, Egoli featuring Sjava, Mlindo the Vocalist, gets emotional as he sings about making mama proud and building her a home.

Mlindo The Vocalist’s Net Worth? 

We’re not quite sure how much the vocalist is worth exactly but going by the success of his debut album and his recent releases and collaborations, the star seems to have made a good fortune. Hey, he even bought his mama a house! 

Awards & Recognition

In 2020, Mlindo the Vocalist was nominated for the Best Male Artist at the 1st KZN Entertainment Awards.

His debut Album Emakhaya was nominated for Best Newcomer of the Year, Best produced Album and Best Afro Pop Album at the 25th SAMA Awards. 

Social Media

Mlindo The Vocalist's Instagram: @MlindoTheVocalist   

Mlindo The Vocalist's Twitter: @MlindoRSA   

Mlindo The Vocalist's Facebook: Mlindo The Vocalist

Q&A

How old is Mlindo the singer? 

Born on the 5 of October 1995, Mlindo the Vocalist is 27 years

Where is Mlindo the Vocalist originally from? 

Mlindo the Vocalist grew up in KwaZulu-Natal’s Port Shepstone community.

Is Mlindo a Zulu? 

Mlindo is Zulu. He was born in KwaZulu-Natal and studied at the University of Zululand. 

Is Mlindo the Vocalist single? 

Although he keeps his relationship very private, Mlindo the Vocalist doesn’t deny that he’s in a relationship.