Everything You Need To Know About Kokovha Shoes

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By  | Aug 19, 2022, 11:12 AM  | Makhadzi  | Top of The

African Queen hitmaker- Makhadzi is on a roll and is on a journey to becoming one of the most successful female artists in the country a few short years after releasing her debut album.

In the short time that Makhadzi has been in the industry, she has been able to prove that she is worth every award she has won, and every fan’s heart as she keeps releasing great hits after great hits.

Her music aside, Makhadzi has also marked her entry into the fashion industry with her line of sneakers called Kokovha. This article looks at everything you didn't know about Kokovha shoes.

History of Kokovha shoes

Makhadzi during the launch of Kokovha, source: Instagram

In November 2021, Makhadzi launched her line of sneakers called Kokovha after her second album by the same name which she released in 2020. 

The album was massively received and was certified gold plaque by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA). Makhadzi worked with several top musicians including Sho Majodzi, Moonchild Sanelly,  Mampintsha, Zimbabwe’s Jah Prayzah and Botswana’s Charma Gal on her Kokovha album. 

Makhadzi, who revealed that she always had a dream of launching her own sneaker line, landed a partnership deal worth R120 million with Kick Sportswear.

Kokhova sneakers are unisex sneakers that come in a range of bright colours that is remisniscent of the Venda culture. Since its launch in December 2021, Kokovha sneakers have received positive reviews and it appears to be doing well in sales.

Kokovha shoe prices

Makhadzi with some pairs of Kokovha shoes, source: savannanews

Makhadzi’s Kokovha shoes are sold at a retail price of R 900 per pair. They are available on Kicks Sports official online store as well as Kicks Warehouse and you can view the products on their official website.

Makhadkzi’s other businesses

Makhadzi's lotion Mavoda, source: Facebook

Besides her line of Kokovha shoes, Makahdzi also makes money from her other business endeavors- especially her real estate business.

At only 26 years old, Makahadzi is a landlady of a block of rental flats in Sunnyside Pretoria.

She also makes money from her line of body lotion called Mavoda music which alongside her music, which is her main hustle and she is winning big, going by her net worth.

Other South African celebrities with sneaker brands

Makahdzi joined a list of other South African musicians and celebrities with shoe brands. Famous rapper AKA (real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) partnered with Reebok to launch a brand of sneakers called SneAKA.

AKA’s biggest rival- Cassper Nyovest also owns a line of sneakers called Drip 990 Root of Fame in collaboration with Drip Footwear in an R100 million deal.

John Cena hitmaker Sho Majodzi partnered with Nike on the Air Rebels campaign called #KissMyAirs which was a success. Thereafter, Sho Majodzi partnered with Nike to launch the Melanin Boyz Club x NIKE x Sho Madjozi collection.

Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo also has a line of sneakers called Bathu x Somizi sneakers which he launched in partnership with Bathu Sneakers.

Other Mzansi celebrities with their own line of sneakers include award-winning actress Nomzamo Mbatha, Nandi Madida, and rapper Emtee.   

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