Dr Tumi (real name Tumišang Makweya) is a renown South African gospel artist who is a producer, songwriter, instrumentalist and vocalist. He is known for his ability to minister healing from a dual perspective. Dr Tumi runs a surgery in Mabopane, north of Pretoria providing physical healing but he also ministers healing to the soul through his heavenly inspired songs. Through his music, the erstwhile lead singer of award wining gospel group Intense, touches souls propelling healing as it flows from heaven.

Dr. Tumi, whose real name is **Tumishang Makweya**, is a South African gospel artist, songwriter, producer, and medical doctor¹². He was born on July 10, 1981, in Seshego, Limpopo, South Africa¹. He graduated as a medical doctor from the Medical University of Southern Africa (Medunsa) in 2006¹. After graduating from medical school, he worked in the public sector before quitting and delving into private practice¹. He still runs his private practice in Mabopane, north of Pretoria¹.

Dr Tumi’s first solo album – Heart of a King garnered him Best RnB Gospel Award at the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards in 2012, where he was nominated in four categories. He has since released several albums and has won numerous awards.

In April 2021, Dr Tumi and his wife were arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board of around R1.5 million. They were released on bail and the charges were later withdrawn in September 2021¹²³.

Like many artists, Dr Tumi’s singing kicked off in Sunday school. Church environment gave him a platform to work his skills as a pianist and singer. Armed with his virtuoso musical abilities, Dr Tumi has also shown over the years his ‘no fear' attitude towards challenges. In 2003 he was involved at the Coca-Cola Popstars and made it to the Top 20 after competing with close to 16 000 participants. Although he didn’t feature on the overall winner’s group, he was called back for extra training as he was one of the most outstanding talents at Popstars. This afforded him an opportunity to receive training and coaching from music greats such as Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Caiphus Semenya, Letta Mbuli, Thembi Seete and Blondie Makhene.

Dr Tumi has released several albums and has won numerous awards. Some of his popular songs include:

1. **You Are Here**: This song was released in 2013 and has over 11 million views on YouTube².
2. **No Other God**: This song was released in 2012 and has over 6.5 million views on YouTube¹.
3. **Wafika**: This song was released in 2016 and has over 4.2 million views on YouTube¹.

Someone Like Me Someone Like Me - Dr Tumi

No Other God No Other God - Dr Tumi - Spirit Of Praise

Overflow Overflow - Dr Tumi

Nothing Without You Nothing Without You - Dr Tumi

I Keep Winning I Keep Winning - Dr Tumi

Son Of God Son Of God - Dr Tumi

All Of Me All Of Me - Dr Tumi

I am Free I am Free - Dr Tumi

Wafika Wafika - Dr Tumi

Seated On The Throne Seated On The Throne - Dr Tumi

Because of Jesus Because of Jesus - Dr Tumi

Speak A Word Speak A Word - Dr Tumi

There is None There is None - Dr Tumi

Udumo Udumo - Dr Tumi

Calling To Jesus Calling To Jesus - Spirit Of Praise - Dr Tumi

You Make Us Whole You Make Us Whole - Dr Tumi

Calling My Destiny Calling My Destiny - Dr Tumi

Jesus You Are My Life Jesus You Are My Life - Dr Tumi


The Blood Song The Blood Song - Dr Tumi

Be Lifted Be Lifted - Dr Tumi

Love On The Cross Love On The Cross - Dr Tumi

There's No Other Name There's No Other Name - Dr Tumi

I Keep Winning I Keep Winning - Dr Tumi

Love And Grace Love And Grace - Dr Tumi

Umalusi (Interlude) Umalusi (Interlude) - Dr Tumi

Under The Blood Under The Blood - Dr Tumi

Akekho Akekho - Dr Tumi

Umalusi Umalusi - Dr Tumi

Only You Only You - Dr Tumi

Jesus You're My Life Jesus You're My Life - Dr Tumi

You Deserve It You Deserve It - Dr Tumi

Like Oil (Outro) Like Oil (Outro) - Dr Tumi

The Fourth Man The Fourth Man - Dr Tumi

The Great Shepherd The Great Shepherd - Dr Tumi

Konyana Konyana - Dr Tumi

Angesabi Lutho Angesabi Lutho - Dr Tumi

Letumishwe Letumishwe - Dr Tumi

Jesus You're My Life Jesus You're My Life - Dr Tumi

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Albums & Songs

  • Nothing Without You
  • Call Away
  • More Than Enough
  • You're Worthy
  • You've Been So Good
  • So Much More
  • I'll Wait
  • That Name
  • Strong God
  • Chases After Me
  • Mphe Di Key (feat. Home-Boy_Fixer, Bud Case, Ocean the DJ, Azholicious & Dr Tumi)
  • Revive (Radio Edit) [feat. Dr Tumi]
  • Revive (feat. Dr Tumi)
  • Udumo
  • Jesus Song
  • Akekho
  • All the Glory
  • Someone Like Me
  • You Deserve It
  • You Deserve It (Reprise)
  • Because of Jesus
  • Son of God
  • I Love You Jesus
  • Jesus You're My Life
  • Healing in Your Glory
  • The 4th Man
  • Be Lifted
  • You Fight for Me
  • You Fight for Me
  • Umalusi
  • The Great Shepherd
  • Like Oil
  • Udumo (feat. Banele Mahlangu)
  • Lifted
  • Only You
  • I Am Free
  • Umalusi
  • You Deserve It
  • Letumishwe
  • Angesabi Lutho
  • Under the Blood
  • Konyana
  • Like Oil
  • Ditheto (feat. Ndlovu Choir)
  • Gowena
  • He's the Greatest (feat. Khuli Chana)
  • My God Can (feat. Jason Nelson)
  • I Keep Winning
  • So I Run (feat. Loyiso)
  • Jesus You're My Life
  • Grateful Heart (feat. Bishop Vaughn)
  • My Loving Father (feat. Fred Hammond)
  • Love on the Cross
  • He Loves Me
  • My Love Overcame
  • Setshabelo
  • I'll Keep Waiting
  • Be Free (feat. Donald Lawrence)
  • Did You Know (feat. KayGee)
  • Nothing Without You (feat. Kirk Whalum)
  • Batshele (feat. Jaziel Brothers)
  • Akekho (feat. Sbu Noah)
  • Prayer (feat. Pastor Mike Makweya)
  • Beauty for Ashes
  • Seated on the Throne
  • Arise
  • There's None
  • There's None
  • King of Glory
  • I'm Loved By God
  • I'm Loved By God (feat. Motswedi & Bongiwe)
  • Overflow
  • The Blood Song
  • In the Presence
  • I Receive
  • Consuming Love
  • Wafika
  • Overflow
  • Worthy of All Our Praise
  • Open Heaven
  • Crushing In You
  • Speak a Word
  • Trust and Obey
  • Because of Jesus
  • There's No Other Name
  • None Like You
  • You Alone
  • Someone Like Me
  • Holy
  • Jesus Lives
  • I Love You Jesus
  • Raging Fire