An Introduction to Ifani, South African Rapper and Music Producer
Blog Introduction: South African rapper and music producer, Ifani, is a force to be reckoned with in South African hip-hop. With his unique sound, clever rhymes, and impressive production chops, it’s no wonder that he is turning heads in the music industry. Let’s take a closer look at this talented artist.
Ifani Biography Profile
|Real Name||Mzayifani Mzondeleli Boltina|
|Age||37 years old|
|Date of Birth||20 November 1985|
|State of Origin||Mthatha, Eastern Cape|
|Also known as||Haymani|
|Occupation||Singer, songwriter, rapper|
|Known for||South African Hip-Hop Artist|
|Education||Computer Science and Computer Engineering at Rhodes University|
Vlone Avatar (2021)
|Net Worth||$300 000|
Ifani was born Ifanikage Ntsikelelo Mnyaka on June 2nd 1982 in East London, Eastern Cape. He grew up in Zwide township with his parents and two siblings. As a young adult, he moved to Johannesburg to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. After several unsuccessful auditions, he decided to focus on music instead. In 2005 he started making beats for established artists like Kabelo Mabalane and Pro Kid as well as writing lyrics for various hip hop groups in South Africa.
It wasn’t until 2007 that Ifani released his first solo single “Mbambomvubu,” which was followed by the release of his debut album I Believes in Me (I Believe) later that year. The album was met with critical acclaim from both fans and critics alike who praised its unique sound and lyrical content. He has since released five more albums including I Believes In Me 2 (2010), Cold Pizza (2012), My Side Of The Story (2014), Black Love (2015) and Rockaveli 3 (2020). His latest album has been lauded for its soulful beats coupled with inventive lyricism which further cemented Ifani’s reputation as one of the most talented rappers in the country.
Ifani has also received numerous awards throughout his career such as Best Newcomer at the 2008 Metro FM Awards, Best Male Artist of the Year at the 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards, and Best Hip Hop Album at The South African Music Awards in 2011 just to name a few. His success has not only gained him recognition within the industry but also helped him build a strong fan base both locally and internationally.
Ifani Biography Social Profiles
|iFani (@crenkist) • Instagram photos and videos|
|IFANi – Topic – YouTube|
|Ifani | Spotify|
|iFani (@iFani_Haymani) / Twitter|
|Ifani: albums, songs, playlists | Listen on Deezer|
Ifani is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most impressive rappers today thanks to his unique style and clever wordplay skillfully blended together with traditional hip-hop elements. His success story is an inspiration for upcoming artists looking to make their mark on the rap music scene both locally and abroad. With each new release, Ifani continues to demonstrate why he deserves all the accolades he receives from fans across the globe. This is definitely an artist worth keeping your eye on!
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