Born and raised in Welkom, Bloemfontein Max – Hoba has been singing from a young age. He later joined a production company, Dancing Sensations and enjoyed the valuable experience as a singer/dancer under their guidance.
After finishing his matric, he moved to Johannesburg to pursue his passion and that is where he met hip-hop sensation HHP.
They worked together on his albums Maftown, Omang, Omang Reloaded to name a few. He went on to establish himself as a live performer after releasing his debut album, Making History.
He has performed in various countries including the US, Thailand, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho. The talented vocalist has toured extensively with love ballads veteran, Ringo Madlingozi, co-produced and performed at the 2014 Walter Sisulu Jazz Concert at the Lyric Theatre. He also produced and performed at the BBEC Kaelo Awards in 2014. He recently released his second album, Traveling Man and continues to perform live across the country.
- Songwriter of the Year