Ciza biography, age, parents, education, background

Ciza (born Nkululeko Nciza; 23 August 2001) is an Afro Pop & Afrobeats musician. Though he hails from a popular family, he has stepped out of his parent’s shadows and made a name for himself.

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Ciza biography
TK and Nhlanhla’s son, Ciza is ready to follow the footsteps of his parents.
NameNkululeko Nciza
Other namesCiza
Born23 August 2001 (age 19 years)
OriginBenoni, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
GenderMale
EducationBusiness Management
Alma materVarsity College
ParentsNhlanhla Nciza (mother)
Thembinkosi “TK” Nciza (father)
ProfessionMusician
GenreAfro Pop, Afrobeats

Background

Ciza was given the name Nkululeko Nciza after his birth on 23 August 2001. He was born into the family of Nhlanhla Nciza and Thembinkosi “TK” Nciza.

His parents are popular names in the music industry, his mother is a lead singer of the Afro-pop group Mafikizolo.

His father is a music mogul who discovers talents and makes them stars. Music is in his blood and he has followed the footsteps of his parents.

Both of his parents might have been his source of inspiration to do music, but having well-known parents is not easy.

Though, he is grateful to have grown up in a family with a musical background, according to him “it is also challenging”.

Education

Ciza is a student and he has been able to balance his academic and career pursuit. He is studying business management at Varsity College.

According to him, he would also want to learn the business side of music. With the idea, he would be able to continue the family business and create a generational legacy like his parents.

Career

He dropped the single Come Alive in July 2020 and released Adge in the same year. Adge is an Afrobeat song filled with Afro-pop mixed with SA Afro-pop.

He got the idea for the title from the Yoruba Language, a language spoken by ethnic Yoruba people in Nigeria. Though Ciza cannot speak the language, he is ever ready to learn.

His music interest dates back to his teenage days. Ciza began to make music when he was fifteen watching his parents. Most times, as a teenager, he was in the studio writing, during his playtime.

Ciza’s parents were also there for him and guided him through his music learning process.

He took to them the songs he wrote and they would ask him to return to the studio until they feel he got it right.

Discography

  1. Adje
  2. Come Alive
  3. Bank Notification
  4. Carolina
  5. Shotey
  6. Oya Dance!
  7. Jiggy
  8. One Life
  9. Day Dream
  10. Breeze
  11. Warm Summer Walks
  12. Call

Albums

Perfect Summers2019
One Life2019
Peaceful Light2020
Adje2020
Golden Boy Pack2021

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