What Happened to Uhuru

What Happened to Uhuru

Uhuru is a South African music group. The name Uhuru is a Swahili word that means “freedom.” Some Background Uhuru was initially made up of 4 group members. The group members are Maphorisa (Themba Sekowe), Mapiano (Nqobile Mahlanu), DJ Clap (Sihle Dlalisisa) and Xeli (Xelimpilo Simelane). Before signing with Kalawa, Mapiano, Maphorisa and Xeli were friends pushing contemporary African jazz. Mapiano, Maphorisa and Xeli originate from Soshanguwe in Pretoria. They met DJ Clap who was already at Kalawa and they formed the group Uhuru in 2012. The four of them…

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