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Rethabile Khumalo Biography| Age, Career, Early Life, Discography, Awards

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Rethabile Khumalo Biography| Age, Career, Early Life, Discography, Awards

Rethabile Khumalo is a South African singer-songwriter known by her mononymous stage name, Rethabile.

She gained popularity after her collaboration on the single “Umlilo” by DJ Zinhle, which has achieved 3× platinum status by RISA and garnered over 9 million views on YouTube.

In August 2021, Rethabile Khumalo achieved platinum status as a musician with her hit single “Ntyilo Ntyilo”.

Age

Rethabile was born on September 9, 1996. Her mother, Winnie Khumalo, is a South African singer

Career

In 2012, at the age of 16, Rethabile auditioned for Idols South Africa but was eliminated.

In September 2018, after signing a record deal with Afrotaiment, she released her single “Nomathemba”. In August 2019, Rethabile collaborated with DJ Zinhle on the single “Umlilo”, produced by Mvzzle.

Following the success of this collaboration, she released her single “Ntyilo Ntyilo” featuring DJ Master KG, which was certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa.

The song also won the Most Voted Song award at the 6th Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.

In September 2020, Rethabile released her debut studio album titled “Like Mother, Like Daughter”.

Discography

  • Like Mother Like Daughter (2020)
  • The Legacy EP (2022)
  • Hlonipha

 Hlonipha premiered on YouTube on 24th March 2020. The song was written by Melusi Sipho Msimango and composed by Lucky (Lugz). Melusi Sipho Msimango and Lucky jointly produced Hlonipha as well.

  • Glad To Be Yours

This pop tune was released in 2017 under Universal Music (Pty) Ltd.

  • Genesis

Rethabile Khumalo Genesis was published on YouTube on 30th March 2020.

  • Sdudla

Sdudla is a Gqomu track by Rethabile Khumalo, Savage Mafia, and Winnie Khumalo.

  • Time
  • Uzobuya
  • Umlilo

Awards

  • 2020 26th South African Music Awards Record of the Year (fan-voted) Umlilo Nominated
  • 2021 27th South African Music Awards Best Music Video of the Year Umlilo Nominated
  • 6th Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards Most Voted Song Ntyilo Ntyilo

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