Not just a musician, Itumeleng Raphokoane Trevor Modibedi aka Miza is renowned countrywide as an actor, producer, dj, voice over artist, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Hailing from The Vaal, Gauteng, with a middle class background, and now stationed in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Miza's duty-bound passion for amplifying the voice of his generation with a unique perspective on everyday events, makes him relatable to the youth of today.
This Real life "Superhero" lives by the saying ... "The only purpose in life is giving back to the world. You don't have to be rich to make a commitment to giving in your own life ... If you only have a little, then only give a little.... If you happen to have a lot, then give a lot!!!"
Miza has acted on some of the biggest TV shows of the last few years including: Generations, Muvhango, Binnelanders, Streets Of Mangaung, Ashes To Ashes and Guilt. He has also been both a radio and tv presented working on shows like; Vukuzenzele, Real Peeps, Bush Radar, Ekse Let's Talk and TransAfrica Radio and 90.6fm. It is in the music game that he's really shone.
His album 'Moon Dancing' was released in September 2010, and fast became well renowned in the local music scene.
The first single 'Superhero' featuring Flabba from Skwatta Kamp, was nominated at the Metro FM Awards 2011 for "Hit Single of the Year", after charting for only three weeks. The same single then reached the top of the South African airplay charts and remained in the Top 100 for over 20 weeks. Miza's duty-bound passion for amplifying the voice of his generation with a unique perspective on everyday events, makes him relatable to the youth of today.
This multi-talented Actor, DJ and Voice-over artist then caused further waves by releasing his singles "I can Remember", "The Look Of Love" and "Feeling" ...the hit single featuring the equally talented Noluthando Meje, which was nominated for a Metro FM Award 2013, for best collaboration!In 2013 he released another banger Trust feat SAMA best male Kabomo Vilakazi. He's latest single African Woman sees him team up with Motswako rapper Lection and talented poet Morolong.
Stepping out of the shadow of David Gresham Records, to focus on growing his production company, "Steetlight Media", which unleashed the national smash hit of 2009 'Nka Mo Dira', by Nutty Nys. This bundle of talent is destined to drop a whole lot of other surprises on the South African and international market! Miza is no"new comer"to the international music scene; he has had the opportunity of travelling the world inspired by his love for music and passion to entertain music lovers. Some of the major events he's played at include:Miami Winter Music Conference, Primavera Sound in Barcelona, SXSW in Austin, MIDEM in Cannes, CMJ in New York just to name a few.He's music is getting remarkable feedback both locally and internationally.
Streetlight's chart topping, globe-trotting international DJ Miza now returns with his exceptional new radio single
"Tipsy" featuring award winning international RnB muso Brian Temba who has had a pleasure of celebrating almost two decades in the music industry.
Miza fondly describes "Tipsy" as a song of appreciation by a man for his woman who stuck with him through life different seasons. The love that this woman gives is the kind that is so strong & deep that it leaves this man "Tipsy".
• Black and Gold Annual Charity Event
• Miza's funday with kids
• Boston City Campus, Media Studies Bursary Give Away - 2011
• Cleo Magazines 50 Most Eligible Bachelors in SA - 2011/12
• 10 Upcoming Entertainers by the Showbiz Report - Etv 2011/12
• Metro FM Awards Nominee - 2011 & 2013
• Feather Award Nominee - 2011