Thobekile Mandazi Nleya (Excavator)

Thobekile Mandazi Nleya, popularly known as Excavator is a 28 year old lady who grew up in Bulawayo. She comes from a family of six children; three boys and three girls, and music has always been a part of her life from a very young age. She joined the 3rd Generation Band as a vocalist in 2016, and has brought in a refreshing, feminine side to the band wherein she sings alongside Stimmie. Aside from singing and dancing, she loves to cook, research and is a self-confessed neat freak. She is also a part time hairdresser and make-up artist, which are activities she does in her spare time. Amongst her dislikes she lists pretentious people and early morning callers as she says, “I am not a morning person!