Makhadzi Triumphs at the South African Music Awards 2023 with African Queen 2.0
In a night of celebration and recognition, the acclaimed South African singer Makhadzi emerged victorious at the South African Music Awards 2023, securing the prestigious title for Best Traditional Album with her masterpiece, “African Queen 2.0.”
Expressing her elation and gratitude, Makhadzi took to social media to share the joyous news with her fans and supporters. The award not only marks a personal triumph for the artist but also solidifies her standing as a significant contributor to the South African music scene.
In a heartfelt message, Makhadzi congratulated herself and conveyed her appreciation to her dedicated fan base for their unwavering support. She acknowledged the role her fans played in uplifting her spirit during challenging times, stating, “Congratulations to myself for winning the biggest award in the country. From the bottom of my heart, I would like to thank you, my fans, for making sure every year you put a smile on my face.”
Acknowledging the hardships she faced throughout the year, Makhadzi emphasized the impact of her fans on her sense of self-worth, expressing, “This year I really went through a lot, but only you made it for me to realize that I am an important asset to the country. I love you very much, and I mean it. I am who I am because of you. Without you, I am nothing.”
The singer also extended her gratitude to the team that collaborated with her on the award-winning album. Recognizing their collective effort, Makhadzi named key contributors, including Papa Penny from Open Mic Production, Mr. Brown, Prince Benza, Master Azart, Mizo Phyll, Master KG, Cassel P, and Lowshen.
As a bonus for her dedicated followers, Makhadzi announced the release of the “Mapara” music video, scheduled to drop on Friday, November 24, promising an exciting visual complement to her acclaimed album.
Makhadzi’s triumph at the South African Music Awards 2023 is not only a recognition of her musical prowess but also a testament to the enduring bond she shares with her fans, who have played an integral role in her artistic journey.