De Mthuda Opens Up About His Latest Album ‘Baba Yaga’. Mthuthuzeli Gift Khoza, known commonly by his stage name De Mthuda, is a South African record producer and DJ. He is best known for his singles “Shesha Geza” and “John Wick “.
“The inspiration behind the album and title is me transitioning to another chapter in my life, musically, spiritually, and mentally. For the longest time, people have always referred to me as John Wick. What people don’t know is that Baba Yaga is the person they called to solve everything, the boogieman, not John Wick. I am the boogieman of amapiano, the real starring,” he explained.
He also recently celebrated receiving gold and platinum plaques. Speaking about the elating news, he said it was all a dream.De Mthuda had a total of 621 million, and 589 million audio streams and 32 million video streams on his much-celebrated songs.
“I am humbled. It was all a dream. This is not for me, but for my fans, the people of Vosloorus, South Africa. Amapiano has changed our lives and the people, and the label supports us. Collaboration comes naturally to me; I base everything on good energy and a work ethic. I am open to collaborating with everyone; I want to expand to the continent and beyond,” he said.