Godgiven Buthelezi is a South African recording artist born and raised in the Mpumalanga Province in Mkhondo. This passionate gospel artist currently resides in Durban, situated in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal province. He is also the founder of the South African social media app “Meet My Craft.”

 

Mr. Buthelezi recorded his first kwaito music album in 2006 and had the privilege of sharing the stage with renowned music icons. In 2007, after recording his second kwaito album, he gave his life to Christ and eventually became ordained as a pastor. He took a break from music until 2017 when he recorded his first gospel album titled “Kushobani” and also shot a music video.

 

In the same year, he auditioned for SA’s Got Talent, a show broadcasted on E.TV. On July 26, 2018, he had an interview on 1KZN TV’s “Gospel Mix” show, hosted by Nomveliso Gazu. He was also privileged to appear on another show called “Memeza” on the same channel, 1KZN TV. Later that year, after releasing his new album “Reason,” he was hosted on two TV shows: “Big One Up” and “Ezokholo” on Bay TV (Mpumakapa TV).

 

Although his gospel music career did not initially achieve great success, it did not deter him from pursuing music. He released a deep house gospel album titled “Reason” and later a song entitled “Gabhadiya” in the Amapiano genre. He was hosted on many radio stations for interviews, such as SABC Radio 2000, SABC Ligwalagwala FM, Tshwane FM, Vibe FM, Umkhondo FM, Ligwa FM, NCR FM, Icora FM, Imbokodo FM, Bokone Baphirima FM, Jozi FM, Sajonisi FM, VOC FM, EK FM, Alex FM, MMabatho FM, Highway Radio, Pheli FM, Siyathuthuka FM, Ingwane FM, Lokuhle FM, Izwi Lomzansi FM, and many more. However, he realized that his calling was in gospel music and began writing songs that would touch the hearts of people devoted to God.

 

Godgiven Buthelezi has been an ordained pastor for 13 years, and his slogan is “You might have fallen yesterday, but today is a new day. Take a stand and rise again.” Godgiven Buthelezi has released a song entitled “Thobekile” together with a music video, and it is now playing on One Gospel, Dumisa TV, and many more channels. Mr. Godgiven Buthelezi has also collaborated with Sgwili Zuma and Neliswa Vundla on a song entitled “Ungcwele Jehova.” TV channels like Dumisa and One Gospel have playlisted two of his music videos, “Thobekile” and “Rebuke Evil Lord Jesus.” His latest release is entitled “Hlala Kuye,” which means to abide in Him (Jesus Christ). “Hlala Kuye” is now available on digital music stores. God has been so good because the music video “Hlala Kuye” has been playing several times on One Gospel and Dumisa TV. 1KZN TV even hosted Mr. Godgiven Buthelezi, and he performed live, and they also played the music video “Hlala Kuye.”
The latest release Emporonjeni was Produced by Lwazi Mngomezulu a producer who worked with Dumi Mkokstad, Thinah Zungu, Jumbo, Lungelo Hlongwane, Thobekile and Sgwili . This song teaches not to fight our own battles but to allow God to fight for us and it also teaches us to climb the mountain of prayer and pray to so he may release our blessings. There is power in prayer.