Mxolisi Mdlalose is a 27 year-old saxophonist born in Katlehong, one of the townships of Johannesburg. He performs different styles of music and has a gives a soulful sound to his music. He started playing music in church in a brass band at the age of 12 ,he was playing a trombone and played this instrument for five years before he decided to start teaching himself how to play saxophone 7 years ago. In 2006 he attended In Central Johannesburg College (CJC), it was this same year that he met Musa Mashiane who was signed at the record company Native Rhythms. Musa recruited him to perform and record with him and in that process Mxolisi also performed with many other Native Rhythm artist under which Siphokazi Maraqana and Zulu Boy.
He performed at various festivals with many different artists. Besides that Mxolisi has experience in performing at weddings and various corporate functions and hotels, such as Inter Continental Hotel at O.R. Tambo and he worked as a resident saxophone player at Zimbali Resort in Ballito.