Gift Selaelo Morukhuladi (born 11 November 1994), popularly known by his stage name as Mvzzle is a South African DJ, singer-songwriter, and producer. He is famous for producing the single Umlilo by DJ Zinhle.
Early Life and Career
Mvzzle was born in Musina, South Africa on November 11, 1994.
Born Gift S. Morukhuladi, in Musina and raised in a village called Mountain View. His mother is a businesswoman and his father was the Conductor of the military band. At age 8, he moved to Polokwane International Gateway to be with his parents. At this point, his dad had gone from Conductor to Band Master at the SA Army Band.
Before producing House music, Mvzzle was a full time Hip Hop producer and rapper in high school. He was with a musical trio called Cyclops alongside his teammates Septic Rooger (Kagiso Mokwena) and Gran-T (Thabiso Ledwaba), which Mvzzle produced his first singles and mixtape with. After the trio disbanded, Mvzzle started his solo career producing both house and rap music, releasing singles titled Carpe Diem and Thick Madam, which he entered the SABC1’s 1s and 2s competition with.
Initially producing Hip-Hop and R&B, he started producing house music in 2016. He dropped out of college to pursue music and the assistance of South African Arts and Culture Youth Forum who gave him opportunities to play at events such as Major League Gardens, Mapungubwe Arts Festival, and Motsepe Foundation.
He entered SABC 1’s Dj competition, 1’s and 2’s – where he placed third. After the competition, MVZZLE contacted DJ Zinhle with two beats, one of which is now the song “Umlilo” featuring Rethabile – who had earlier been in contact with DJ Zinhle on Instagram proposing a collaboration with her.
DJ Zinhle’s Umlilo has been certified multi-platinum and within its first three months, it reached over 5.1 million streams.
In celebration of the song’s success, DJ Zinhle released a second video for Umlilo in December.
The hit single went on to receive triple-platinum plaques, and multiple SAMAs nominations. The single won a NAMA award. The female producer DJ Zinhle was accused of buying nominations for the song.
Mvzzle is currently single and not in an open relationship for now. Mvzzle is also not married.
Mvzzle’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $700, 000 – $2.5 million
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