Nomthandazo Chantell Julia Ngonzo, affectionately known as Thandi Khiva, has been after being a backing vocalist for some years managed to establish herself as a solo Afro-jazz artist.
Her stage name, 'Khiva' is derived from her grandfather back home in Port Elizabeth. Thandi has performed with high profile artists such as the legendary late Brenda Fassie, Kholeka Dubula, Lundi Tyamara, Rebecca Malope, Sfiso Ncwane and Dumi Mkokstad as a backing vocalist.
Thandi believes it is due to working with the like of MaBrr that her music career is where it is today. With her wide vocal range, no song is too big a challenge for Thandi.