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Bucie (born Busisiwe Nolubabalo Nqwiliso, 10 March 1987) is a South African R&B and house singer.[1] Her 2014 "Easy To Love" single peaked at number 9 on South Africa's official music chart.[2]

Bucie
Birth nameBusisiwe Nolubabalo Nqwiliso
Born (1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 (age 32)
OriginKimberley, South Africa
GenresHouse
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2007–Present
LabelsDemor Music, Demor Music Group
Associated acts
Websitewww.demormusic.co.za

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Early lifeEdit

She was born in Kimberley and grew up in Klerksdorp where she led the choir at her parents' church.. Bucie was like any other teenage girls of her age growing up in her home town Klerksdorp who attended high school and loved to sing for fun together with some friends and led the local church choir and participated in a number of arts programs.[3]

Early careerEdit

In 2007 while she was enrolled at the Central Johannesburg College, the music lecturer, Thandukwazi "Demor" Sikhosana recruited Nqwiliso to his newly formed label Demor Music.[4]

CareerEdit

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 hit single "Turn Me On" which was released and licensed to German label Gogo Music in 2007 with remixes by renowned producers like Ralf Gum which became the No.1 single on Traxsource.[5]

In 2009 she collaborated with Black Coffee on the hit single Superman.[6] Later in 2017 Drake sampled the song on Get it together, featuring Dj Black Coffee and Jorja Smith. 2010 saw Demor Music collaborating with Soulistic music once more as Bucie and Black Coffee brought their magic again with their smash world wide hit Superman which topped the charts, and earned the duo award nominations such as SAMA, MTV BASE, METRO and 2011 Winter Music Conference Awards (Miami).[3]

Personal lifeEdit

She gave birth to her first child (Xolani) at the age of 18.[7] She gave birth to her second baby (Aphiwe) prematurely and though it was a scary time her husband's support was everything to her.[8] Bucie is married to a Zimbabwean chartered accountant named Nhlanhla Nkomo. Nhlanhla paid lobolo for Bucie in December 2016.[9]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

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

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Singles and EPsEdit

  • "Ngicelindoda"- 2007 - Demor Music
  • "Your Kiss" - 2009 - Demor Music
  • "He Is The Man" - 2009 - Demor Music
  • "Your Kiss" - 2009 - Gogo Music[10]
  • "Turn Me On" - 2009 - Gogo Music[10]
  • "Superman" - 2010 - Jellybean Soul[11]
  • "Not Fade" - 2012 - Foliage Music[10]
  • "Get Over It" - 2012 - Foliage Music[10]
  • "Easy To Love" - 2014 - Demor Music[12]
  • "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 appearancesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "10 Things You Didn't Know About Bucie". YouthVillage. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  2. ^ "AIRPLAY CHART". EMA. 8 April 2014. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "About Bucie". wordpress.com. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Introducing Bucie". mybiohub.com. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "5 minutes with Bucie". Bona Magazine. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Black Coffee - Superman Ft Bucie". Hiphopza.com. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Bucie on her supportive husband". news365.co.za. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Bucie on her supportive husband". channel24.co.za. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  9. ^ . news24.com https://www.news24.com/Drum/Archive/bucie-opens-up-about-meeting-her-man-20170728. Retrieved 30 October 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ a b c d e "Bucie Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  11. ^ "Black Coffee feat. Bucie - Superman". Traxsource.com. 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  12. ^ "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