Cebolenkosi Mkhize (born 16 May 1986) known professional as Khabzy Vee is an South African singer poet actor script writer. he was born at Mpangeni Ongoye in kwaZulu Natal Khabzy Vee began his career as an artist in 2002 while he was at school. He was use to act in various drama book like udwendwe Luka Koto casting as Mhalazi Kwake kwabanje he was casting as Manukelana and he was also use to perform his own written script also, resiting his own poem for the candidate at School. He was also selected as the best poetry in Cultural activities and best Leader of uMboloho music since 2002 till 2006 while he was at school
Khabzy Vee ventured into the music industry after joining Black-J Entertainment which was owning by Andile Bruce who was a radio broadcaster on Izwi lomzansi FM and was featured on Soulkid and B-J song Tittle you drive me crazy in 2008 he build is name an he become well known in his rural place attending local shows around Mpangeni he was also use to attend events under umkhanyakude Khabzy Vee became well known because he was also a Dancer and active young boy who know how to entertain Audience while he is on stage
Born 16 May 1986 (age33)
Empangeni KwaZulu Natal
Occupation. Singer, Poet, Actor script and song writer
Years Active. 2002 - Present
Labels. Mufte Record and BT Entertainment
Associated act. Softe, Soulkids, k-Master, Mufte Gang and Dj larserah
Genre. Afro Pop Afro Jezz Afro-house and R&B
Khabzy Vee debut EP, Ngifuna Lona (2016) , introduced his experimental sound which fuses afrobeats, and contemporary R&B. His second studio singles, usizungabanaki was released in 2018 to. which continues with his fusion sound, grew his African-influenced image, (mainly in Africa) .2019 he sign up at Mufte Record and he released his Album Ubuhle Bendoda featured Soft Mufte Gang and sister -K late 2019 he also work. With Dj Larserah from East London on his single Track uSgcozi which take him to the hire level in music
Life and career
Cebolenkosi Mkhize was born on16 May 1986, at Empangeni (Ongoye) , KwaZulu-Natal, the son of Geoginah Makhanya (his mother) & Birthwell Mkhize(his Father) but he grew up taking care off By his Grandmother Elda Makhanya. He is of Zulu ancestry. Khabzy Vee has 2 older siblings, from his mother S'fiso (his brother) and SPhiwe (his sister) . Khabzy Vee has 3 Children 1st born Olwethu Mkhize (girl) 2nd born Mawande (boy) the last born Kuhlekonke (girl)
khabzy Vee started writing music& Poem at an early age. While at the age of 14, Khabzy Vee was in charge of writing original lyrics on songs for his Afro-Gospel and Ubholoho group and do some poetry sessions and drama sessions while he was at school and he was also do it in his community during schools holidays. Khabzy Vee was also recommended by king Mzimela as best Poetry and stage player he also use to be invited at Emanzimelen cultureral activities
He then took composition of music a step further in high school, where he used to turn notes into songs, then teach them to his classmates especially in Biology coz he was very Good on it and his ambition was to be a doctor.
In 2012 Khabzy Vee was decided to move and stay in Durban where he mate miss Lee Mkenene intombi yoMxosa where the decide to have poetry sessions and name it uMthombo wezimbongi umthombo wezimbongi was not dealing with poetry only but they included drama also traditional dance where Ukhabzy Vee started to do traditional thing even his music was base in his tradition as a African Guy. And he was willing to no. Other African culturs from there he collaborate with Miss Lee Mnkenene intombi yomxhosa and recorded their single Ndicela uxolo it was mix with pop and poetry
2016-2017: Beginnings and ngifunalona
KhabzyVee's debut recording was a feature by soulkid and B-J'You drive me crazy'. The successful song also featured then-artists of record label Mufte record; Softe, and Mufte Gang - who is currently in the label.
On june2019, he released his debut single as a solo artist featured his self as imbongi yakoKhabazela, 'Kancanekancane'. He then released another single featuring KayPee the leader of uLundi Massive Quare 'Shikila Ntombi' on 2 September 2019 he launched his Album Ubuhle Bendoda and his single Shikila Ntombi @ Mbazwana art certre where he was visited Futhi Mahlasela the one who sing with Mbongeni ngema.. Later on 2019 he released Poem 'Nhliziyo imanxebanxeba '
Below are some of my achievements
In 20 16 I released an a from pop track tittled Sizungabanaki, this track I can say is the Track that make me more popular to people
In 20 18 I hosted a big event at Ongye where I was supported by umlalazi municipal.
In 2018 nominated for Best upcoming artist in LYD
Currently working with MUFTE RECORDS
In March 2019 he was the best MC for Ikhaya lamaciko Gospel competition with the theme From birth to cross
Khabzy Vee is a best Mc around KwaZulu Natal coz also commitedin his Job
In June 2019 he also performed in the inauguration of Inkosi Mzimela and other kings were priest and they were impressed with his performance
In August 2019 he also did a music video shoot with DUNKYE
In September he launched his single album UBuhle bendoda which is a heat as on social media I am known as Khabzy-V ubuhle bendoda
Khabzy Vee is also selected as a chair person of art in his ward he is also and event organiser for aspiring artist creating platform for them so that they will show case their talent
Khabzy Vee is also a facilitator @ Iso Lembongi Creations a non profitable organization founded by Mzikantu Thaba and confounded by Ubuhle Thaba
Cellphone number.: 0645233081
Email Address. : firstname.lastname@example.org