Ticy is a young man that hails from a small township called Qwaqwa in the Free State. He started being exposed to music at the age of 7 at church; this is where he came to realize his love for performing. At the age of 13 he took part in a national solo singing competition then called "Tirisano" and Obtained a 3rd position. In 2005 he obtained a scholarship to study at Hoerskool Stellenberg in Cape Town through the South African Youth Choir. While he was at Hoerskool Stellenberg he got the opportunity to travel to different countries such as England, Canada and South Korea where he got to expand and enhance his musical capacity. After he matriculated he applied to study musical theatre at the Tshwane University of Technology. Not knowing what the musical theatre programme really entailed. To his surprise, the course entailed dance, acting and singing, whereas all he wanted to do was music. He studied the course and two years down the line he realized that he was not happy. He then changed his course to Vocal Art, while at TUT he got the opportunity to perform in productions such as Sophiatown, Don Giovanni, Faust and La Cenerentola. He was also appointed as the Musical Director for Sophiatown after his success with that production he was forwarded the opportunity to musically direct Lerato La Daddy, Shine Bright Bana Project, making it his debut in the professional world.In May 2015, Ticy was approached by the Greece based entertainment company Med Ents Limited to take part in a variety of performances as a tribute to music icons Il Divo and the three tenors for the 2015 summer season, performing at five star hotels and golf courses around the islands of Crete, Rhodes and Kos.