Siyabonga Nene, known as Big Zulu, was born and raised in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, and fell in love with music at a young age. He was influenced by Maskandi and Scathamiya Music growing up with the likes of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Imithente and Phuzekhemisi being his favourite artists. In 1999 he found himself falling in love with hip hop and rap music. In 2009 he started writing, performing and creating his own music genre known as Inkabi Rap.
Signed under Universal Records, he has released four singles and is currently working on his album. He has been privileged to work with other big names like Zakwe, Kwesta, Sjava, Mjikijelwa, Maraza, PRO and Emtee to name a few. He has also been blessed to work with Mazz and Damien Marley from the USA. In 2013 he was crowned The King of Rap at the Rap Battle hosted by Back to The City; the biggest hip hop event in Africa.