Nozipho Konate (also known as Nozipho Ngubane) was born in Escourt, Natal to a musical family and was exposed to music while still very young.
At the age of 16, she left home to pursue her music career in Johannesburg and began singing with a trio called The Hot Soul Singers.
Before joining Soweto Gospel Choir, Nozipho founded a five member group, Uthingo, which performed traditional a cappella music at corporate functions, weddings and festivals.
Other important South African artists she has performed with include Chicco, Sipho Hotstix Mabusa and Joe Nina.
As well as being a talented singer, she is a keen songwriter and actress.