Ndalama Marvel Mukhari (born June 30, 1993), known by his stage name Dala FAM (formerly Dala), is a South African Rapper, Entrepreneur, Software Developer and Sound Engineer. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers from Limpopo, Dala FAM hopes to change the way people see his hometown; that even Limpopo can produce such talented artists that will survive in the industry.
Dala FAM has 2 mixtapes namely Letters & Numbers (released 2013 http://m.audiomacks.net/album/dala-fam/letters-numbers ) and My BittwerSweet Pain (released 2014 http://m.audiomack.com/album/dala-fam/my-bittersweet-pain ). He has won a number of awards including BEM Best Single and BEM Best Mixtape. He was also featured on a few online magazines to better understand him as an artist. He also had a feature on South Africa’s HYPE Magazine regarding his artistry and a hit single called Rise featuring Samuel which was considered to be an anthem for his hometown, Waterval (http://www.hypemagazine.co.za/2014/07/dala-striving-next-best-thing/).
Dala FAM has had a number of features on singles, mixtapes and albums. He has collaborated with artists all over Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe just to name a few). He was also featured on a number of tracks by Cliff Beats who recently produced a single in Cassper’s album, Refiloe.
As an entrepreneur , Dala FAM was also the brand ambassador of North Goons Clothing Brand which is associated with DirtyLolli Clothing Brand (both located at Wonderpark Mall in Pretoria( https://kamov11.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/dala-fam-and-cliff-beats-drop-n-g-a-north-goons-anthem/). Dala FAM is currently the CEO of Nu Skool Rap Entertainment which is a record label he founded himself. He is also now known as a majority shareholder and co-founder of KiD NiNO Clothing.
Dala FAM is well known in the club scene in Pretoria for opening the stage for bigger acts such as Nasty C, K.O, Kwesta, eMTee, A-Reece and many more. He recently won a competition that permitted him to perform at The First Friday Celebration 2017 at Polokwane Rugby Stadium alongside 70% of the mainstream artists including Babes Wedumo, Ricky Rick, Nadia Nakai, Tshego, Gemini Major, Moozlie, Speedsta, Heavy K, Euphonic, Lulo Cafe, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, King Munada (sa bora moreki) and many more.
Dala FAM is set to reach heights that many could not reach. He is very determined, hard working and he loves what he does and can only hope that one day his dreams will become his reality. Dala FAM aims to establish a new genre in music known as Tsonga Rap (Hip Hop that is made in his home language, Xitsonga). He has hit songs like Spani which features the Tsonga Rap Pioneer known as Mchangani who was signed to GhettoRuff by Zola 7 in his early days. The song went on to reach position 2 in the top 30 charts of MunghanaLonene FM (SABC broadcasted) and is now being played in the charts of Cosmo FM in Randburg. He has also released hit singles like Section A, Hinyikeni featuring VonG C and his best single by far, Famba Na Khutso which was aimed to be a theme song for the YFM radio presenter Khutso Theledi (which is the current theme song to this day). Famba Na Khutso has also been rated the best Tsonga Rap song on Capricorn FM’s Breakfast Show after an interview with the Breakfast Show team and taking the song to a twitter poll on Capricorn FM’s twitter account where people voted for the song.
Dala FAM is a unique, humble and God Fearing artist and hopes that one day his faith will take him where his dreams have directed him to go.
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