At the age of 15 she was the youngest member to join the
sensational Gospel group “Joyous Celebration”. Having released her debut
album called “Bambelela” 2001, Ntokozo has continued to soar in the
music sphere. In 2007 she recorded her live DVD/CD called “Keep on
Believing” which was produced by Nqubeko Mbatha who later became her
husband in May 2008. “Keep on Believing” earned a Metro FM nomination
under the category Best Gospel album 2007 and three nominations at the
2008 Crown Gospel Music Awards.
She has opened the stage for countless acclaimed
Gospel musicians like Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin and
Cece Winans on their South African tours respectively. She has also
traveled abroad to perform her own music. Her most recent travels having
been in the U.S. (Dr. Bill Winston Ministries), Ghana, Swaziland,
Kenya, Botswana and the U.K on various invitations.
Her latest offering is “Filled” which was
recorded at a sold-out Lyric Theatre concert in Johannesburg. The album
won awards at the 2013 SAMAs, the 2012 and 2013 Crown Gospel Awards and
at the 2013 Africa Gospel Music Awards held in the UK. According to
Universal Music, the album has passed double platinum in CD sales.
Having been in the industry for almost 15 years,
Ntokozo has created a name for herself but remained family orientated,
being blessed with two beautiful daughters. When asked, she says that as
much as she enjoys ministering at the various places she is invited,
she enjoys training and imparting skill and knowledge to other singers
and aspiring musicians. Her music style and sound is one that touches
one’s body, soul and very being. Reaching across generations, her fresh
sounds invoke both praise and worship from the depths of the soul. Best Gospel AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees
Ntokozo Mbambo – South Africa.