DJ Tira born Mthokozisi Khathi on the 24th of August 1976 is a South African singer, songwriter, and record producer who hails from Hlambanyathi in KwaZulu-Natal. He has been in the music industry for more than 20 years. Tira is married to Gugu Khathi and they have three children, two sons and a daughter.
Tira as a record label owner, has discovered many talents in KwaZulu-Natal, Qwabe Twins, Mduduzi Ncube to name few. He is giving back to the community that made him who he is today. Many upcoming artists dream to be like him. He has won many awards, including a SAMA for Record of the year in 2019.
Although he is into music, Tira is educated. He obtained a Bachelor in Social Sciences degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, formerly known as Howard College. He is a graduate that can apply and get a job if he wishes to, he is just passionate about music. In life, one must always have a back-up, in case the primary choice doesn’t work out.
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