Big Zulu is the stage name of Siyabonga Nene, a South African rapper, composer, and actor who is best recognized for his work as Big Zulu. He first came to public attention in 2016 with the release of the song "Donsa Nkabi." In 2015, he got a record contract with Universal Music, and his first album, Ushun Wenkabi, was released the following year.
In 2015, he got a record contract with Universal Music, and his first album, Ushun Wenkabi, was released the following year. The album produced two platinum-selling singles, "Vuma dlozi" and "Ama Million," which were all released in the same year. In 2019, he published his second studio album, Ungqongqoshe Woongqongqoshe, which is a collection of original songs. "Ama Million" was the album's chart-topping single, which reached at number 5 on the iTunes Chart. Following the success of his second studio album, he released "Mali Eningi," which was certified double platinum by the Royal South African Recording Industry Association.
Zulu's third studio album, Ichwane Lenyoka (2021), produced three chart-topping singles, "Imali Eningi," "Inhlupheko," and "Umuzi eSandton," all of which reached the top of the South African music charts.
Zulu has also made appearances on television programs such as Isibaya, One Mic, and Uzalo (2020).
Zulu worked as a cab driver for many years until quitting in 2008 to pursue a music career full-time. In 2009, he began composing songs and performing them, and in a rap battle event hosted by Back to the City, he was crowned "King of Rap" and awarded the title. "Donsa Nkabi" was his first song, which was released in 2016. In 2019, he released his second studio album, Ungqongqoshe Woongqongqoshe, which included Ab Crazy, Mnqobi Yazo, FiFi Cooper, Kwesta, Caspper Nyovest, Mosiholiq & Truhitz, among other artists. There was a release of the first song, "Ak'laleki," which included Kwesta. Then there was the release of "Ama Million," which featured Cassper Nyovest and Mosiholiq on August 2, 2019, which reached at No. 5 on the iTunes Chart. In addition to receiving a gold certification from the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA), the album garnered him a nomination for Best Hip Hop Album at the 26th South African Music Awards (SAMA26). The albums were nominated for two South African Hip Hop Awards in the same year, 2019, for Best Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, respectively. He started his own record company, Nkabi Records, to release his own music.
Big Zulu gives away laptops and printers to a local school
Big Zulu recently gave computers and printers to a low-income school in South Africa.
As part of his philanthropic efforts, the celebrity chose to open up his heart by donating to a local school, which he accomplished with great success.
On his social media pages, Big Zulu posted photos of himself at the festivities, stating that his acts of service were motivated by love.
Numerous Mzansi social media users were moved by his comments and his actions, and they went to social media to express their gratitude to him.
Big Zulu explained his random act of kindness by stating that he did it because he was inspired by love. “I do this ngothando :heart: and you can't take it away from me,” says the author.
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