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Background information
Birth name Bathabise Biyela
Born Cape Town, Western Cape
South Africa
Genres R&B
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Businesswoman
Years active 2014 - to date
Labels Sony Music Entertainment Africa
Song Bird Entertainment
Associated acts

Thabsie (born Bathabise Biyela) is singer, songwriter, and businesswoman. She is best known for her collaboration with Kwesta on a smash hit Ngiyazifela Ngawe. In 2016, she quit her office job and decided to pursue her musical career on a full-time basis, and in 2017 she got her big break when she featured on Kwesta’s Ngiyazifela Ngawe, which sits on over 3,2 million views on YouTube.

Thabsie started her music career as a backup singer for established musicians such Khuli Chana and Donald, while she was still at University of Johannesburg, doing her Economics studies. In 2015 she featured in a Psyfo-produced anti-xenophobia song No More, alongside various artist such as Nadia Nakai, J Something, Kope Makgae and Kwesta. Her debut album Songs About You was released on 22 September 2017.

Buy Thabsie Music

  1. Apple iTunes, Songs About You, 22 September 2017
  2. Apple iTunes, Finally , 08 February 2019
  3. Deezer, Run Back, 15 September 2017
  4. Deezer, African Queen, 15 September 2017
  5. Deezer, Songs About You, 22 September 2017
  6. Deezer, Finally, 08 February 2019
  7. Spotify, Run Back, 15 September 2017
  8. Spotify, Songs About You, 22 September 2017
  9. Spotify, Finally, 08 February 2019


  1. bona, Thabsie – from investment banker to music star, 21 February 2019
  2. afternoonexpress, Thabsie Biyela, 21 February 2019
  3. zalebs, Getting to know Thabsie, 21 February 2019
  4. iol, For Thabsie, it's always been about the music, 21 February 2019
  5. zkhiphani, NEW SINGLE: Thabsie Drops Brand New Single Titled Finally, 21 February 2019
  6. okmzansi, 5 things need know singer Thabsie, 21 February 2019
  7. timeslive, SNAPS: Thabsie 'officially' ties the knot to the love of her life, 21 February 2019