Jabulile Dladla was born in Umbali Unit 18, a large area of Pietermaritzburg, and is a member of the Apostolic Church.
She started singing while still at school and after matriculating joined the group Die-bafanas based in Durban. It was while a member of this group that Jabulile realized she had a talent and decided to move to Johannesburg to further her career.
Once there she met various artists and directors and joined Lubikha Community Theater. She has since backed many local stars including Busi Mhlongo and Jeff Maluleke and has gone on to study drama at the renowned Market Theater.
As well as singing in the choir, Jabulile plays percussion.