SFISO NCWANE BIOGRAPHY
Sfiso Ncwane is a gospel musician born and bred in KwaZulu-Natal, Portshepstone late seventies. Sfiso started his singing carriers at an early age of 8, where he sang at his church and small local functions. The muso released his very first album titled Vulamasango, in 1999.The album did well as Ukhozi Fm supported it, but it didn’t do that much. In 2001 Sfiso was recognized by a man from Johannesburg, and then he went to the big city with the intention of making it just like any other upcoming artists.
Before he even released his first album he was spotted by one of the best producers in the industry Tshepo Ndzimande, who produces Lundi Tyamara, Kholeka, Zodwa, etc. He released with Bula Music, the album Titled Makadunyiswe-2001, Inombolo Yasezulwini-2002, Umkhuleko-2003 and a self-titled Sfiso-2004, as well as the BEST OF SFISO -2005, which was accompanied by a DVD, and their contract expired.
The Gospel star was approached by a mega record company EMI, CCP.He then released the first album titled Baba Ngiyabonga-2006 with the DVD, which is still selling like hot cakes, and has sold platinum. Then he released Isiphephelo Sami-2008, which is also making airwaves and great sales.
This humble musician has done a lot of voluntary work for the community, he has done albums for the orphanages to sell so that they buy food and school uniforms. This year he launched his foundation together with his wife called Sfiso Ncwane Bursary Foundation known as SNBF.SNBF has assisted more than 300 kids with school uniforms ,stationery, computers and school fees in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg and has donated R10 000 to 3 primary schools in Portshepstone. He also adopted Rosca house now based in Florida in from 2000 till 2007.He recorded an album for them to assist the shelter financially, By the grace of God the album sold more than 80 000 copies, the kids went to school and fed continually.
Sfiso ncwane is now an independent artist; he opened his own record label, SFISO NCWANE PRODUCTIONS. He is the first artist to release under his label. He released the first album titled BABA NGIYAVUMA and its DVD, which as we speak has gone platinum. He is now preparing for his next album followed by his LIVE DVD next year.
Sfiso Ncwane also won a Crown Gospel award in 2009,for best classic of all times, for the song Umkhuleko, where he head 4 nominations, for best gospel Artist, Best male gospel artist as well as best gospel song.
This gospel pioneer also has a company he runs with his wife Ayanda called Ncwane Communications, Ncwane Communications is an event management company that has released big brands like Gospel All Stars, and this is the event that happens every year on the 31 of December. Another big brand this company prides its self with is,ISAMBULO the revelation which is the brand new Christian magazine.
He recently scoop two of biggest awards of the day Best male artist 2010, and Best song of the year “phakama nkosi”
1. Ingakho Ngicula
2. Kulungile Baba
4. Baba Uyingcwele
6. Khepa Ngale
7. Ngiyabonga Kuwe Baba
8. Wonderful Jesus
10. Ufanelwe Ubukhosi
11. Akasoze Angidele
12. Crazy For Your Love
13. Alushintshi (Uthando Luka Jesu)
14. Yehla Moya Ongcwele
16. Favor Is My Name
17. Don’t Give Up (Motivation)