Bucie

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Bucie
Born
Busisiwe Nolubabalo Nqwiliso

(1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 (age 33)
EducationCentral Johannesburg College
Occupation
  • singer-songwriter
  • vocalist
Spouse(s)
Nhlanhla Nkomo
(m. 2016)
Children2
Musical career
OriginKimberley, South Africa
GenresHouse
Years active2007–present
LabelsDemor Music Group (former)
Associated acts

Busisiwe Nolubabalo Nqwiliso (born March 10, 1987) is a South African R&B and house singer.[1] Her 2014 single titled "Easy to Love" peaked at number 9 on EMA.[2]

Early life and Career[edit]

Early life[edit]

She was born in Kimberley and grew up in Khuma where she led the choir at her parents' church.

Early career[edit]

In 2007, while she was enrolled at the Central Johannesburg College, her music lecturer, Thandukwazi "Demor" Sikhosana, recruited her to his newly formed label Demor Music.[3]

Career[edit]

Demor Sikhosana wrote, produced and released her first local hit song 'Ngicelindoda' taken from a Demor produced full-length album rockstar in 2007. Demor orchestrated her collaboration with Black Coffee in the single "Turn Me On" which was released and licensed to German label Gogo Music in 2007, with remixes by producers like Ralf Gum; the song became a No. 1 single on Traxsource.[4]

In 2009 she collaborated with Black Coffee on the single "Superman". Later in 2017 Drake sampled the song on "Get it together", featuring Black Coffee and Jorja Smith. 2010 saw Demor Music collaborating with Soulistic Music once more as Bucie and Black Coffee collaborated again on "Superman", which topped the charts, and earned the duo award nominations such as SAMA, MTV BASE, METRO and 2011 Winter Music Conference Awards (Miami).

Personal life[edit]

She gave birth to her first child (Xolani) at the age of 18.[5] She gave birth to her second baby (Aphiwe) prematurely and though it was a scary time her husband's support was everything to her.[6] Bucie is married to a Zimbabwean chartered accountant named Nhlanhla Nkomo. Nhlanhla paid lobola for Bucie in December 2016.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Rockstar (2007)
  • Turn Me On (2008)
  • Princess of House (2011)
  • Princess of House (Easy To Love) (2014)
  • Rebirth (2018)

[8]

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Ngicelindoda"- 2007 - Demor Music
  • "Your Kiss" - 2009 - Demor Music
  • "He Is The Man" - 2009 - Demor Music
  • "Your Kiss" - 2009 - Gogo Music[8]
  • "Turn Me On" - 2009 - Gogo Music[8]
  • "Superman" - 2010 - Jellybean Soul[9]
  • "Not Fade" - 2012 - Foliage Music[8]
  • "Get Over It" - 2012 - Foliage Music[8]
  • "Easy To Love" - 2014 - Demor Music[10]
  • "Rejoice (feat. Black Motion)" - 2016
  • "Inde" by Heavy K - 2017
  • "Angeke" by DJ Maphorisa & Abathakathi - 2017 - Blaqboy Music
  • "Love Me Right (feat. Mobi Dixon) " - 2017
  • "Ntombi", by Naakmusiq - 2018
  • "Soz'Uphinde (feat. Mpumi)" - 2018
  • "Thando Lwethu (feat. Kwesta)" - 2019 - RapLyf

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"She Loves Me" 2014 Cassper Nyovest Tsholofelo
"All For Love" 2017 Wizkid Sounds from the Other Side

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 Things You Didn't Know About Bucie". YouthVillage. 2014-09-22. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  2. ^ "AIRPLAY CHART". EMA. 8 April 2014. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Introducing Bucie". mybiohub.com. 2016-09-11. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  4. ^ "5 minutes with Bucie". Bona Magazine. 2015-07-15. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Bucie on her supportive husband". news365.co.za. 2018-03-29. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Bucie on her supportive husband". channel24.co.za. 2017-08-25. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Bucie opens up about meeting her man". news24.com. 2017-05-30. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Bucie Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  9. ^ "Black Coffee feat. Bucie - Superman". Traxsource.com. 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  10. ^ "6 Easy to Love Facts about Bucie Nqwiliso". E.tv. 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2016-12-22.

13. Bucie – Celi Ndoda (De Mogul SA Amapiano Remix) afrohouseking.com