Makhadzi (born Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona on 30 June 1996; in Ha-Mashamba, Tshivhangani, Limpopo) is a South African singer, songwriter, and dancer.
She became famous following the release of her hit songs including Makodobo, Tshikwama, and Madabadaba.
Makhadzi’s place of birth is in Ha-Mashamba, Tshivhangani near Elim in Limpopo. Her date of birth is on the 30th of June 1996. She is famous for singing in her native tongue, Tshivenda.
She was born on the 30th of June 1996 in Tshivhangani, Limpopo. Makhadzi is 23 years old (2019).
She finished her grade 12 at Mukula Integrated school while she got her qualification in Public Relations. Currently, Makhadzi is a student of Drama.
Following her parents’ separation, Makhadzi and her siblings were left to stay with their mother. As the firstborn child, she seizes any opportunity to be a good example to her two siblings.
In 2018, she made her debut appearance on TV following the invitation she received from YO TV.
Since then, Makhadzi has had many interviews with radio stations including Thobela FM, Phalaphala FM, Nzhelele FM, Makhado FM, Sloot FM, and Capricorn FM.
In 2010, she joined the Makirikiri Musical Group as a dancer. Her desire for singing began to grow. A day came, she decided to play around in the studio by recording herself singing.
The recording manager was impressed with her performance and offered Makhadzi a recording opportunity in his studio.
She has worked with many renowned South African artistes including Sho Madjozi’s, King Monada and Master KG.
She dropped her debut album in 2012 and till now has released 6 albums.
Makhadzi has held performances in France, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. In 2019, she dropped the best song titled, ‘Tshikwama’ and the song is the current trend in South Africa. She dropped a new track titled, ‘Zwigevhenga’ on March 9.
- Yo Shoma
- Shomela Venda
- Shomela Venda Vol. 6
In 2017, She got the title of the winner of the best Tshivenda hit at the Limpopo Music Awards ceremony held at Meropa Casino Hotel.
The following year, in 2018, she received four (4) TSHIMA awards for all categories. She also received nominations for the category below;
- Best Tshivenda dance artist/Album of the year
- Female artist of the year
- Tshivenda song of the year
- Best Tshivenda artist of the year.