His real name is Zakhele Madida
Zakes Bantwini was born is a South African Artist. He is also the owner of Mayonie Productions and discovered Kwaito sensation L’vovoDerrango.
He is also known for his song "Clap your Hands", featuring XolaniSithole, from his album Love, Light and Music. Other featured tracks from the album include Wasting my Time and Bum Bum.
Born and raised in Durban, Zakes is the owner of the independent record label Mayonie Productions, which he established in 2004 while he was completing his final year at Technikon