Mfuleni gospel singer releases debut solo album

Kholekile Qongqo holding his CD.

Kholekile Qongqo has every reason to be excited.

The Mfuleni-based singer has just released his first solo album and plans to rock t audiences this festive season.

One of the most exciting voices in the industry, the gospel singer recently launched his solo career with a powerful album, Ziyajik’izinto, that is already burning up the airwaves.

Kholekile made a name for himself as the lead singer of Power of God. “We were rocky with a couple of small challenges. But we are still in touch.

“I was not getting the time to do what I like, music.

“At the time, the Almighty wanted to use me through music. My decision to go solo came from there,” he explained.

He is happy that his album has been positively received. “So far so good. It has been doing okay in the market.

“But there is always a chance for improvement. It has been to many radio stations.

“That is a sign of doing okay,” he said.

The album has 11 songs, featuring, among others, Bulelani Mantambo on three of them – Sinelizwi likaThixo, Mandizalwe ngokutsha and the title track Ziyajik’izinto – and Vuyokazi Solwandle is featured on UYesu ulithemba Lam.