Madiba climbs up music ladder

Producer, Thomas 'Tafula' Madiba has always remained in the shadows while his artists turned into stars. From 2000 when his first production Isiponono for Thabile Mazolwana turned to gold within weeks of release, his own music career was at a standstill.

The recording musician in him was yet to flourish. In recent times his career has seen an upward trend. His last album Gibela was a good composition, which simply drove mapantsula crazy. His most recent work is his fourth offering.  The album, Marikana, is a dedication to the victims of the indiscriminate shooting that occurred in Marikana, South Africa. 

That day 39 lives including those of four police officers were claimed. Clearly Madiba does better behind the desk in the producer’s booth than in the music frontline.

Editor's Comment
Has life become worthless?

As many wondered what wrong the young boy could have done to end up killed, it emerged that his own cousin was a suspect in the murder after he claimed P50,000 from Botswana Life. Thato Tsametse, who was last week sentenced to death for the murder of his cousin, had reportedly taken out two Mmoloki Funeral Covers valued at P25,000 each.Over the years, the media has been covering the murder case, and some revelation has come up that certain...

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