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Joined Ukhozi FM  only 11 years ago(2003), dazzled the most popular shows on weekends called “Sigiya Ngengoma” that aired on Saturdays midday and “Party time” at night. His name become a house hold name in South Africa and many people begun to fall in love with Mas’kandi genre and demanded more of his unique voice which resulted in the management giving him one more slot which aired on Fridays. This show only focused on raising the unknown talent, we’ve seen the likes of Zakwe, Abdus, Zuluboy amoungst others. He presented these shows so successfully and ended up landing himself a very big show in S.A., a drive time show on weekdays called “Woza Nabangani Bakho”(15h00-18h00).

Regarded as one of the best radio voices of our time, Khathide “Tshatha” Ngobe is a multi-talented radio and television personality who has mesmerised South African audiences for the past 11 years.

Born in KwaNongoma, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Ngobe relocated to Durban in 2001 when he was only 19 years of age.

His media career started in radio at Ukhozifm where he was the youngest radio DJ for a very good four years and quickly became a favourite with the listeners simply because of his unique voice and laughter and just the way he loved his Zulu culture and rich information about the Zulu tribe.

The production house of a show called “Roots” (played on SABC1) took a notice of this talent and hired him as its presenter from 2006 up until 2011. This was also the beginning of his TV career and now he presents a music show on a privately owned Television station.

Not one to box himself in, Khathide is also a SATMA award winning presenter, with ‘best presenter, best traditional radio programme’ awards in his bag, he also bagged an MTN best weekend breakfast show(2012). He then started a music career as a rapper and released very successful album which resulted in winning a SATMA award as best vernacular hip hop album.

He has presented his mas’kandi show in the U.S.A multiple times. He was the first person to play the likes of Shwi Nomtekhala (ngafa), Amabongwa, Mtshengiseni and Mgqumeni and these artists became popular, for the first time that we saw Mas’kandi album (Shwi Nomtekhala) selling more than 700 000 units.

Famous for his unique laughter, where ever he goes people ask him to laugh for them“.  Ngobe is looking forward to venturing into  new business ventures and growing his unique brand of Tshatha.

 

 

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