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Tumelo Thandokuhle Mathebula (born October 24, 1992), professionally known as Tweezy, is a South African award winning record producer and rapper from Johannesburg , South Africa.

Tumelo Mathebula moved to Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province after the passing of his parents at the age of 6. He was introduced to a music making software called FL Studio in grade 10 which he thought was a “music making game”, he later discovered that it was in fact a music making software.

 

He joined a music group called “Ghetto Prophecy” that consisted of 8 members. The group produced a song called “Oh My” which ranked number 16 on the top 40 songs of YFM and was played frequently on Metro FM as well as 5FM in 2011. The group unfortunately disbanded because of the lack of funding which is when Tweezy decided to venture into the music industry as a producer.

 

In 2014 Tweezy was nominated for producer of the year at the SA Hip Hop Awards 2014. He was nominated again the following year for the same award and won producer of the year at the SA Hip Hop Award 2015. He was named producer of the year by Hype Magazine, a local hip hop magazine. He released his first solo single titled ‘Ambitions’ which charted number two on YFM’s Urban Top 40. He later on released a remix for the single which features South Africa rapper Khuli Chana, Nigerian artiste Ice Prince and singer/songwriter Victoria Kimani.

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