047 receives their first award at home

The music group from Mthatha, 047.

A musical trio known as 047 originally connected ten years ago at a Mthatha competition for music, and this year they took home their first award.

This weekend during the Provincial Arts and Culture Awards ceremony, the group was crowned Best Group.

Ngcali Nundu, Lihle Baleni, and Sihle Mdaga are the three individuals who make up this group 047, all of them are from Mthatha.

During this decade, 047 released an album called Wena Ungowam that had the platinum-selling song Ubuhle, which also featured Vusi Nova, and was played on numerous radio stations.

The group has played at venues and festivals all throughout the country, and in 2018 at the SunBet Arena in Johannesburg, they shared the stage with American artist Carl Thomas.

Moreover, in 2022, 047 released their EP, Thula Ndivile, which included the hit song I Love You Daddy.

The group expressed its appreciation for winning the award and was thrilled to have renowned singer Loyiso Bala present it to them.

047 performed an acapella song while accepting the award on stage with Bala.