Busiswa Gqulu, known mononymously as Busiswa, is a South African singer, songwriter and performer. She was born on November 8, 1988, in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Busiswa gained prominence through her collaborations with artists such as DJ Zinhle, Uhuru, DJ Maphorisa, Rude Boyz, and Prince Kaybee.
Early Life and Education
Busiswa grew up in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and later moved to Johannesburg with her family. She attended North West University, where she studied a degree in Strategic Communication. During her time at university, she joined a singing group called Kalawa Chikita, which is where she met her future music partners.
Busiswa started her music career as part of the Kalawa Jazmee Records crew. She worked with various producers on the label, including DJ Zinhle, Oskido, and Big Nuz. Her unique style of singing and dancing made her stand out from other artists in the industry. In 2012, Busiswa was featured on the hit track “Y-tjukutja” by Uhuru, which brought her into the spotlight.
Since then, she has released several hit songs such as “Lahl’umlenze” featuring DJ Maphorisa and “Syashelela” featuring Rude Boyz. Busiswa is also known for her energetic performances and captivating stage presence. Her music has gained her a massive following not just in South Africa, but across Africa and beyond.
Busiswa has released two albums, “Highly Flavoured” (2017) and “Summer Life” (2019), both of which were well received by fans and critics alike. She has also collaborated with several artists on their projects. Some of Busiswa’s most popular songs include:
- “Y-tjukutja” by Uhuru ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor & Busiswa
- “Lahl’umlenze” by DJ Maphorisa ft. MoonChild & Busiswa
- “Midnight Starring” by DJ Maphorisa ft. DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly
- “Bazoyenza” by Maphorisa ft. Busiswa
- “Gagashe II” by Dladla Mshunqisi ft. Busiswa, DJ Tira & Prince Bulo
Busiswa is married and has one child. However, she has managed to keep her family life private and away from the media spotlight.
Busiswa’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. In South African rand, her net worth is around R15 million, while in Nigerian naira, it is around N390 million. Her net worth in Canadian dollar is estimated at CAD 1.3 million, while in Ghana cedi, it is around GHS 6 million. Her net worth in Ugandan shillings is estimated at UGX 3.8 billion, while in Indian rupees, it is around INR 74 crore.
Cars and House
Busiswa is known to be a lover of luxury cars and has been spotted driving a Range Rover and Audi Q7. She also owns a beautiful house in Johannesburg where she resides with her family.
Busiswa is active on various social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. She has over 1.5 million followers on Instagram, where she shares her music, personal life, and fashion choices. Fans can connect with her using the following links:
Busiswa is a household name in South Africa and beyond. Her unique style, powerful voice, and captivating performances have made her one of the most sought-after artists on the continent. With her impressive net worth and chic lifestyle, Busiswa is a true inspiration to many young people, especially women.