Mbuso Tulwana better better known by his stage name DJ Mbuso. Born in Orlando West, Soweto, south africa Mbuso began by creating mix tapes and later, with his brother, started one of the biggest annual parties in Soweto. During 1997 he freelanced until securing a residency at "Stage" nightclub before winning the "Camel Vinyl Experience Meltdown" in 1999. Mbuso then became resident at "Lilo Productions" events and in early 2000 got the prime weekend dance slot on "Y-FM" Radio.
His first compilation, "Urban House Mix", was released in 1999 by Sony Music.
In 2001 he teamed up with partner Harael Salkow and bought the "Sugartrax" vinyl store in Rosebank that he'd been working at for the last two years and converted it into the Soul Candi dance brand. "Soul Candi Session 1" was released in 2003.
His first self-produced album, "Shades Of Maf & So", was released in 2005, and in 2006 he split from Soul Candi and moved Phezulu Records as an independent project to Johannesburg.