BIOGRAPHY OF MLINDENI SANDILE MCHUNU KNOWN AS ‘CEVUZILE’
Mlindeni Sandile ‘’Cevuzile’’ Mchunu was born on the 24th of February 1984 at Nkonjeni Hospital ( Mahlabathini) . His mother is Mathombi Zwane and his father was Mboniseni Mchunu. He is the first born of two children to his parents. In 2002, his father died while he was doing grade12.
He attended his primary school at Ofasimba, completed his grade 12 at Phangifa technical school. He then relocated to Johannesburg to further his studies at Montage College, studying engineering course. He got a job at Faltech engineering in 2003.
The 34 -year-old Maskandi singer has been on the music scene for over a decade but only got his break through few years ago. Sandile well known as CEVUZILE is popular for his smash hits of Maskandi music which have dominated the airwaves in couple of years and has made him a multi award winning. In the year 2006, the Maskandi maestro artist and producer started his musical background with his talent as an active traditional dancer for a Maskandi group “ABAFANA BENKULULEKO” Cevu zile was discovered by Khathide “Tshathugodo” Ngobe who stunned the most popular show called “ Sigiya ngengoma” that aired on saturday at Ukhozi FM.
Cevuzile was a regular caller on this sho w, each time he called in for the dedications he will start by singing that’s when both his talent and skill impressed Tshatha and he then introduced him to Mbongeni Ngema the record company ow ner of KZN MUSIC HOUSE.
In the year 2009 Cevuzile then formed a group called “AMA-NUF” where they featured Mzwandile “Seven” Mvelase the group leader of AbakwaMvelase. Ama – Nuf. In 2010 Cevuzile became popular in the music industry with a hit song UTALAGU and 2010 world cup song under the album called “Lagiya Ka-mnandi”, he performed in different events around the country.
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By: Pam Mndaba