Based: Johannesburg

Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona (born June 30, 1996), known by her stage name Makhadzi, is a South African singer. Born and raised in Ha-Mashamba, Limpopo, her career began at the age of 13, she garnered local attention attention after her single “Tshanda Vhuya” released in 2017. She is best is known for her songs “Themba” and “Matorokisi”.

Makhadzi’s studio album Kokovha (2020), became one of her biggest successes and debuted at number one on the South African iTunes albums charts. It contained the chart-topping singles “Amadoda”, “Mphemphe”, “Kokovha” and “Tshikwama”.

Her studio album African Queen (2021) was certified gold in South Africa.

Her career started at the age of 13, used to perform at Taxi ranks, getting money from people’s offerings.

In 2019, Makhadzi was featured by Master KG on a song titled “Tshikwama”, released off the album Jerusalema.

On 16 October 2020, Makhadzi studio album Kokovha, was released in South Africa. The album features Mayten, Mampintsha, Prince Benza, Mr Brown, Gigi Lamayne, Jah Prayzah, Team Mosha, Moonchild Sanelly, FB, Charma Girl and Sho Madjozi. As of August 2021, her album was named the most stream on Apple Music.The album was certified with gold plaque.

On 5 April 2021, Makhadzi released a single “Mjolo” featuring Mlindo the Vocalist. The song peaked number 28 on South Africa iTunes charts.

Her single “Ghanama” featuring Prince Benza, and King Monada was released on July 7, 2021.The song was certified platinum in South Africa.

In August 16, she announced her album African Queen and release date on her Twitter. That same month she also released her single “Tchukutsha” featuring Lady Du on August 7, 2021.

In August 6, Kabza De Small teased a collaboration single “Salungano” with Makhadzi on YouTube, which was released on 2 September 2021.

Her studio album African Queen, was released on 3 September 2021.The album features Cassper Nyovest, Kabza De Small and Lady Du.

At the 6th ceremony of All Africa Music Awards, she received a nomination for Best Female Artist in South Africa.

Pain Ya Jealous was released on March 31, 2022. The EP was certified Gold in South Africa