Uhuru shot into limelight in 2013 after the release of the chart-topping single titled “Y-tjukutja”, which went on to be dubbed as the song of the year for 2013 in South Africa. They produced and also featured in “Khona”, a song which topped many music charts and won several awards in South Africa and beyond including the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.
If you know anything at all about the music industry, you’re probably familiar with the phrase “creative differences.” As a form of doublespeak for “the band is breaking up” and this is not tied to an amicable separation between musicians wanting to explore new sounds and genres. Strap on Uhuru fans, because this is going to get rough.
The music band is headed to splitsville over money arguments. Apparently, there’s been a wedge between the band members and it is also said that the band is now divided into two groups.
Uhuru (Swahili: freedom) is a four-man South African music group best known for producing the hit single by Mafikizolo titled “Khona”. The group, consisting of Themba Sekowe (Maphorisa), Nqobile Mahlanu (Mapiano), Sihle Dlalisisa (DJ Clap) and Xelimpilo Simelane (Xeli), which is signed to Kalawa Jazmee