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AmaZulu Queen Is The Resembles The Famous Mother Of Prince Buthelezi With Her Music Talent/ Opinion

Diva Queen of the Zulus stunned the crowd at Zanele Mbokazi's 50th birthday party with her angelic voice.

King Misuzulu's Queen Ntokozo Mayisela performed amazingly at the La Lucia event that was meant for Zanele's birthday party and she wowed the crowd. She left the crowd wishing for more and wanted the beautiful music to go on till dawn. Mbokazi's birthday party was attended by high-profile celebrities from politics to the entertainment industry. Queen Mayisela is a jazz singer and she meet the King while she was performing at a Royal wedding of the King's sister Princess Bukhosibemvelo Nyawo back in 2009.

Among the guests who graced the birthday party was the DA KZN chief whip Zwakele Mncwango. founder of Joyous celebration Lindelani Mkhize, House of Zwide's Winnie Ntshaba, Brenda Mhlongo of Imbewu, and the award gospel winner Vicky Vilakazi just to name a few. Her rendition of the gospel Zulu song the Queen provided the guests with the most cherished moments of the evening. Queen Mayisela is following in the footsteps of late King Zwelithini's fourth wife of Enyokeni royal palace, Queen Nompumelelo Machiza who was also talented with an angelic voice.

Queen Machiza was not just a singer she was also a dedicated teacher and did not abandon her profession even after marrying the late King. She is still a principal at a school in KwaNongoma. After Queen Mayisela finished singing one song the crowd shouted for more and pleaded with her to carry on. Everyone enjoyed her performance and many wanted her to keep blessing them with her melodious voice. The spokesperson for the Royal family told the crowd that it is not new for the Royal family to have a skilled person like Queen Marisela. Prince Thulani told the crown about Princess Magogo who founded opera music in South Africa and many others. Queen Mayisela did what the Royal family is famous for.

Princess Magogo (the mother of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi) is the daughter of the Zulu King, Dinizulu KaCetshwayo (1868–1913), and Queen Shlomo. In Shlomohe married Chief Mathole Buthelezi. Princess Magogo composed Zulu classical music and was gifted in playing isigubhu (a stringed bow and a calabash instrument) and isithontolo (a musical instrument which is like a bow that has bound down to the middle of the bow) and was also a singer. Despite being raised in culture then oppressive to women the Princess continued her music after marriage. This enabled her to contribute to the development of traditional music. Through the training of many young singers, she made a,n unprecedented contribution to the preservation of traditional music. She was a seventh-day Adventist Adventists among (praise singer) she transcended the boundaries of this role, which was traditionally a male preserve, to lament on her marriage and the lives of especially the Zulu people. Her career gained momentum in 1939 with a recording of some of her performances by Hugh Tracey. In making public appearances the Princess again broke custom, maintaining her dedication to music. By the 1950s, her music was widely recorded and played by the SABC, David Rycroft, and West German Radio. These recordings afforded Magogo an international audience and recognition. Her work was made largely from existing Zulu songs and folktales, and she extended them into music accompanied by the ugubhu.

In December 2003 she was posthumously awarded the South African National Order of Ikhamanga in Gold for a life of the prolific mother social composition and an outstanding contribution to the preservation and development of traditional music in South Africa.

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Brenda Mhlongo Mayisela Nompumelelo Machiza Vicky Vilakazi Zanele


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