Oskido is 56! Photo: @OskidoIBelieve / TW

Happy birthday, grootman: Musical OG Oskido turns 56!

Many local celebs have shared wonderful birthday wishes with esteemed musician Oskido who turned 56 this week.


Oskido is 56! Photo: @OskidoIBelieve / TW

Oskido is one of South African most esteemed musicians and has been in the game for many years now. He will certainly be going down as one of the country’s greats even though he has taken somewhat of a step back from making music. On Wednesday this week, the popular DJ turned award-winning TikToker turned 56 years old and received many beautiful birthday wishes.

Many of the country’s celebrities such as Minnie Dlamini, DJ Zinhle and DJ Shimza also took the time to wish the living legend.

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Oskido turns 56!

Oscar Sibonginkosi Mdlongwa better known by his stage name Oskido has just inspired his millions of followers with his can do attitude and his determination to do his best no matter what he is doing.

Just recently the musician announced that he was headed back to school for a project management programme.

He also surprised many when he won an award for his TikTok content which has grown increasingly popular over the last couple of years.

Oskido went back to school in 2022 and is now a graduate. Image via Twitter: @OskidoIBelieve

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Earlier this week, he celebrated turning 56 with a special post and picture of himself looking exceptionally dapper on Instagram.

“it’s my born day today. Let’s celebrate @darumabyoskido,” he wrote.

According to Briefly News, his birthday itinerary included a lunch date with fellow musicians, Spikiri, Bruce Sebitlo, and DJ Mahoota.

He also enjoyed a nice meal at his Daruma Japanese restaurant and later reportedly enjoyed a spa day courtesy of his daughter.

SA celebs wish him a happy day

Many of his fans rushed to the comment section to wish him a very special birthday. A lot of the wishes came from local celebs who have undoubtedly looked up to Oskido from the start of their own careers.

“Happy Birthday Grootman!” wrote Soccer Zone presenter Minnie Dlamini while MaXhosa founder, Laduma said:

“More Blessings be upon you.”

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