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 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 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.
His latest gospel single track is titled “Uboneni kimi,” which translates to “What have you seen in me.” This question is directed to God, as even after everything he has been through, including his divorce, God is still with him. This single track will soon be followed by an album set to be released in 2023.
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.” Mr. Godgiven Buthelezi is also the founder of GGP Radio Airplay, a platform to distribute and publish music to radio, and he has served over 40k musicians globally. Godgiven Buthelezi has released a song entitled Thobekile altogether with a music video and it is now playing at One gospel, Dumisa Tv and many more Channels. Mr Godgiven Buthelezi has also featured a Gospel renowned artists in his upcoming album and That is Sgwili Zuma and Neliswa Vundla ( She’s an Up and rising Gospel artist).