Biography of Signal Rollen

Rolivhuwa Mahafha a South African singer, songwriter, records producer, and entrepreneur well-known as Signal Rollen. Gaining recognition by his hit release rotating on national radios such as Phalaphala fm, Vhembe fm, Musina FM, Vuwani FM, Univen radio and other local radios, song title ‘Tshanda tshithihi’ which was released on May 7th 2021.

Signal Rollen was born on November 12th 1992 in Ha-Lambani, a village outside Thohoyandou in the Limpopo province. He is a first born to Mr N.A Mahafha, and Mrs Mahafha-Gavhi, with two siblings.

Signal Rollen was raised in Ha-Lambani village, he attended Mahagala primary school from 1997 to 2005, where he demonstrated an affinity for the arts and love for soccer. He later attended Ranndongwana secondary school from 2005 to 2010 which he later went to further his studies at Vhembe TVET College where he studied Financial Management. He completed level 2 and could not further due to financial issues and having to work. 2014 he went to enroll at Mvelapahanda training centre where he completed his diploma in Electrical engineering(Low and heavy current). Due to the economic status associated with the neighbourhood, moved to Johannesburg to look for better opportunities. He is now a father of two and a life partner to Hulisani Muthumuni.

At the younger age, eager to begin his career as a soccer player, but it all was left unattended due to the love of music. The support of his father was not there at that time, he had to choose between going to further education institutions with limited resources or music. He decided music will be what he focuses on and has never looked back since

The journey in the music business began in 2012 when signed to a record label Tapze’n records which is founded by Tambatshira Ndadza a member of SABC Phalaphala ndevhe tsini host. In 2012, Signal Rollen released his first mixtape “The Prophet” then his first album “Too Long” released in 2012. In 2020, he released his second mixtape tilted ‘Single father’.

Signal Rollen released his debut studio single titled “Tshanda tshithihi” in 2021, which made waves on social media like Tik Tok. His now signed with Director Maboko (Pty) Ltd for a publishing, management and a recording deal with Director Maboko Music. Since his partnership the growth in the fan base has been fruitful. The single “Tshanda tshithihi” is available for downloads on Director Maboko’s website at and all major online platforms worldwide. He just dropped a new music video for this single, which was premiered on YouTube on the 23rd of September 2021, he worked with Spayce World Creations along side Director Maboko films.

Signal Rollen was recently featured on ‘Haya Ha Muzika (mixtape) volume 1’ by Director Maboko Music with a song tilted ‘Musidzana’. On the 29th of Octomber, 2021 Signal released a single entilted 'Thaidzo' which was taken from the 'Tshanda tshithihi' album. Tshanda tshithihi is the second debut studio album by Signal Rollen, released on 15 December 2021 by Director Maboko Music, a division of Director Maboko (Pty) Ltd. The album centers on love, advise,and entertainment with a strong message, acceptance, and hope. Signal wrote the album between 2020 and 2021 with producers including Blessa (Phathutshedzo Marandela), Masmza Ndlovu, Ndivhuwo Nekhwalivhe, DJ Light (Ronald Mahumele). Multiple award winning Acolly Mandiza was one of the two featured artists on the album on "Vhafarekano" track, including guest performing act Empress Romeo who was featured on "Khae ndo guma". The album is available online stores worldwide.

Signal Rollen was featured on another digital project Haya Ha Muzika Mixtape Vol 2, a collection of tracks by Director Maboko Music’s artists, with more than 3 tracks, the mixtape was released on the 18 June, 2022. The EP is only available for streaming on YouTube channel.
If you would like to see Signal Rollen performing at your events contact management at or (+27) 79 3404 951.

Written by Romeo Maboko Maboko
Edited by Khorommbi Mphaphuli



Signal Rollen - Thaidzo

Signal Rollen - Tshanda Tshithihi

Director Maboko Music - Haya Ha Muzika (Mixtape) Vol 2

Signal Rollen - Tshanda Tshithihi

Director Maboko Music - Haya Ha Muzika (Mixtape) Vol 1

Signal Rollen - Too Long