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Biography of Oskido & Net Worth

Oscar Sibonginkosi Mdlongwa, better known by his stage name “Oskido” (born 29 November 1967) is a South African recording artist, DJ, record producer, and businessman. Having been in the music industry for over 26 years, Oskido has reached a prominent status in the South African music industry, more so in popular youth culture. He is undoubtedly one of the pioneering artists that popularised the Kwaito genre of music outside of the townships of South Africa, and he’s been central to the rise of Afro-house and newer genres like amapiano. Oskido is the co-founder of Kalawa Jazmee Records (formerly Kalawa Records), a record label that is home to musical acts like Mafikizolo, Bongo Maffin, and many other foremost groups.

Early Life

Born to the late South African mother Emily Sophia Molifi & the late Esaph Mdlongwa, a Zimbabwe politician, Oskido spent most of his early life in Luveve 5 Township in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. Here he went on to finish his basic education after graduating from Gifford High School, Bulawayo. In 1987 he went back to Brits, North West South Africa to work at a family business situated in Lethlabile.

Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa or Oskdio is one of the richest musicians in South Africa with an estimated net worth of R27.3 million.

Oskido has been in the South African music industry for over 20 years. He is the founder of Kalawa Jazmee Records, a music label, which signed the likes of Bongo Maffin and Boom Shaka.

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Net Worth

Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa or Oskdio is one of the richest musicians in South Africa with an estimated net worth of R27.3 million, according to the list of South Celebrities and Net Worth