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Thobani Shoba


Thobani Shoba is a self-motivated Gospel singer whose music appeals to people from all angles of life, social class, age groups and all nationalities. His life has been surrounded by music as he grew up listening to music and was inspired to use his voice and passion to write to translate the message he has through gospel ministry.

In his early years, he was part of Eternal Sound Gospel grouped based at Empola which was formed by Mr. Nene in partnership with Mr Bhengu and Mr Mjilo to empower and bring together the youth to showcase their talents. Thobani is an upcoming talented gospel artist who decided to go solo in the aim of following his dream and passion with the aim of sharing the message and the word of God through the gospel music ministry. Whenever a message comes in his mind there is no hustle to look for someone to assist him record his music as he does that all by himself! To this moment he has recorded and released 3 powerful songs for his fans.

The very first song he recorded was titled ’Edwaleni elingu Khristu’: in this album he was looking how Gods’ grace has shaped our lives as human beings on earth. This song was welcomed very well by his fans which pushed him to record Icala Lami, Phakama, uJesu unqobile, in this recent project he is taking his heart back to God, the author of Life. In his projects he worked with Lwazi Mngomezulu of LMP Studios, Mbo Khawula of Carwoolar Productions on uJesu Unqobile as the producer of his single.

Despite the fact that he is a gospel singer, he believes he has more to offer and that God has raised him to offer variety of styles within the Gospel spectrum which speaks to different people but with a message to empower, inspire and to give them hope to life. His journey in music industry has proven to be an eventful one as he spends most of his time helping countless people with music production as well as being a sound engineer in his local studio where records most.

Thobani has joint the stage with many musical icons. He looks up to Dumi Mkokstad and Hlengiwe Mhlaba for the dedication and passion they have in the gospel ministry and how they have shaped their careers not forgetting the purpose of life and the blessing of life while entertaining their fans through the worship and praise. He has performed in many big events including events organized by Department of Arts and Culture-KZN.

He hopes for his journey to be shared nationwide in local radio stations as well as local newspapers. His  music will be available in music shops nationwide, online music stores soon.

Contact: 084 479 8293

Email: thobanimkabayi48@gmail.com

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