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Nomfundo Moh’s afro-pop heroes include Ami Faku, Amanda Black, and Mthundzi.


Nomfundo Moh’s love and passion for music started when she joined and sang in the church choir.


Nomfundo Moh got the nickname “Moh” after her family described her as an energetic mosquito.


In 2020, Nomfundo Moh recorded her first afro-pop single titled Lilizela, produced by award-winning producer Naxion-cross.


Nomfundo Moh tackles depression and issues in young people’s lives through her music.




Ami Faku rose to fame as a contestant on The Voice SA season 2 in 2017.


Ami Faku started singing at a house church which her father pastored and is influenced by the church, reggae, and hip hop.


In 2020, Ami Faku was named as the most-streamed female artist in South Africa by Deezer.


Ami Faku gets songwriting motivation from her past and the circumstances that others go through.





Sha Sha began a career performing AmaPiano in 2011 and was later discovered by Audius Mtawarira.


In 2019, Sha Sha’s debut EP, Blossom, was released by Blaq Boy Music. She won the BET Award for Best New International Act.


Having joined the choir as a child, Sha Sha later took piano and vocal lessons.


Sha Sha’s friend helped get her music played on Zimbabwe’s biggest radio station as a teenager.


Sha Sha’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $700 000 – $10 million.





Mobi Dixon’s career journey started as a professional bodybuilder; this was as a result of being bullied in school. 


Mobi Dixon is a South African DJ and record producer born in East London, South Africa.


Mobi Dixon officially got married in 2017 and again in 2018 to Palesa Rashama. 


Mobi Dixon is very passionate about education, he has two IT diplomas, a Sound Engineering diploma, and Music Business and Events Management certificates. 





Samthing Soweto was saved by his love of music since he used mandrax and got involved in crime to escape troubles at home when he was a teenager.


Samthing Soweto is one of the founding members of popular South The Soil He also wrote the group’s hit song Joy. 


Samthing Soweto is known for his jazzy and Afropop sound but the transition to the more upbeat AmaPiano is something he worries will make him lose his former fan base.


Samthing Soweto was raised by a single mother and is the third of four children.



Busta 929’s song Gqoz Qqoz featuring Mafidzodzo has received over 500 000 views on YouTube. 


Busta 929’s music video for his song Ngixolele has received over 6 million views on YouTube.


 Busta 929’s real name is Mfana Thupa.


Busta 929 is a South African music producer and Disc Jockey.





Aubrey Qwana music is very personal as he uses it as a tool to tell about his life history and the experiences he has gone through.


Aubrey Qwana hails from Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. That is where he was born and brought up before starting his music career. 


Aubrey Qwana was born on April 2, 1993.


Aubrey Qwana’s style of music infuses the complete usage of Maskandi, Mbaqanga, Arna Zion, Hip Hop, and R&B.


He was raised by his father after his mother Audrey Buhlebakhe passed in 2004 when he was around 12 years old.





Tshegofatso Teffo aka Tshego AMG was born and bred in a small town called Siyabuswa.


Tshego AMG’s very first love became his guitar.


Tshego AMG is a composer, arranger and producer and of course amazing artist.


Tshego AMG’s music crosses boundaries, genres and interlinks music and culture.


Tshego AMG always delivers energetic performances such is seen with the likes of Kwesta, Sjava and many more.




Lady Zamar’s birth name is Yamikani Janet Banda.


Lady Zamar played soccer in high school, making her very flexible and helped in shaping her physique. 


Despite the contrary belief that artists are always confident Lady Zamar actually has stage fright.


Lady Zamar has managed to keep her life very secretive. She acknowledges that she is very secretive and only lets certain people know what she wants them to know.


Lady Zamar hates peanut butter. The more you know. 




Chris Brown’s first number-one single was called Run It.


Chris was signed to Jive Records in 2004.


Chris Brown is 6’1″.


Chris Brown first big acting project was in 2007 on a film called Stomp the Yard.


Chris Brown has appeared on an episode of Sesame Street.




TpZee and Q-Mark’s song Paris has racked up more than 2 million views since October 2021.


Q-Mark, TpZee and Afriikan Papi delivered impressive verses on their single ‘Paris’.


Paris is an Amapaino inspired record with lovely instrumentals and lyrical flows from the South African singers Q-Mark and TpZee.


Q-Mark and TpZee have been in the music scene for a while and has been consistent throughout the years. They are gradually carving out a unique space in the global music scene.



Gayle’s real name is Taylor Gayle Rutherford and she was born in Dallas, Texas on July 8, 2004.


In 2021, Gayle signed a deal with major label Atlantic Records, who have released abcdefu.


Gayle dropped music as an independent artist at just 14 years old.


Abcdefu is Gayle’s debut solo single as a major label artist.


Thanks to its viral status on TikTok, abcdefu is currently sitting at Number 14 on the Official Singles Chart. 


Ed Sheeran isn’t the only musical member of his family! Matthew Sheeran, his brother, is a classical musician.


Ed Sheeran slept on streets, on trains and on the sofas of his friends after struggling to pay his rent. He even slept outside Buckingham Palace.


 A-Team was inspired by a woman Ed Sheeran met at a homeless shelter. 


If Ed could trade places with someone, it would be a cat. Not just that. He thinks his spirit animal is a midget kitty.


Ed might be the most tattooed celebrity out there with 60 to 100 tattoos. He has ketchup bottles, a cup of tea, a penguin, Puss in Boots, to name a few.




Gunna is an American rapper and songwriter who has a net worth of $4 million.


Gunna was born in College Park, Georgia in June 1993. 


 In 2013 he released the mixtape Hard Body under the name Yung Gunna.


As Gunna he released the mixtapes Drip Season in 2016 and Drip Season 2 in 2017.


His mixtape Drip Season 3 was released in 2018 and reached #20 on the US Rap chart and #25 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart.





Future was born on a cusp (the changeover from one Sun to the next) on 20th November, which means he has the traits of two different star signs. Who would have known?


Future’s real name is Nayvadius Cash! He was born with the name Nayvadius Wilburn but later had his name legally changed.


Future started his career as a songwriter, penning hooks for fellow Atlanta artists such as Ludacris. His big break came in 2011 when he wrote YC’s hit single ‘Racks’. 


Future was engaged to Ciara and had a son with her named Future Zahir. He broke off the engagement in August 2014, three months after his son was born.


At the age of 14, he got shot in the hand because he was heavily involved in street life. 





Young Thug was born Jeffrey Williams in 1992, in Atlanta and is the second youngest of 11 children.


Young Thug became a Grammy award-winning artist in 2019 for his work on Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” which was named Song of the Year 2019.


Young Thug was featured on the front cover of Dazed magazine in 2015 wearing a Gucci lace top and a sheer tulle dress.


 Young Thug has always preferred women’s clothes because they’re slimmer than men’s.


Young Thug caught the attention of Gucci Mane after releasing three instalments of a mixtape series titled ‘I Came from Nothing’.



Dj Tira and his wife Gugu Khathi have dated for 18 years and have been married for nine years.


DJ Tira is generous and often does random acts of kindness for strangers which has allowed him to remain humble.


While he’s made hundreds of Gqom music hits, DJ Tira loves hip-hop music and listens to a lot of RnB.


His favourite RnB artists are Keyshia Cole and Teddy Pendergrass.


DJ Tira is very positive and constantly wants to think and feel good and avoids anything that will throw him off.


DJ Tira loves working out.




Prince Bulo teamed up with Q Twins on the fast-paced love track ‘Uthando’. The song is characterized by challenges but ends on a good note with people dancing.


Prince Bulo and Andiswa Live’s powerful combination song’s lyrics protest against gender violence in South Africa.


The “Zaka Prince” has collaborated with DJ Tira on an Afro-house track titled “Stay With Me”.


Vanessa Mdee featured Prince Bulo, DJ Tira, and Distruction Boyz on her song ‘That’s For Me’.


Prince Bulo, has pledged to donate R10,000 from his SAMRO Royalty income every four years to SAMRO Foundation to be used as a composer’s award. 



Zanda Zakuza achieved widespread popularity after featuring on the singles “Skeleton Move” by Master KG and “Club Controller” (2019) by Prince Kaybee.


Zakuza was born and raised in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal but her family are from Bizana in the Eastern Cape. 


She attended Pinetown Girls’ High School and later enrolled at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she studied music, specialising in jazz.


At an early age, she preferred dancing and sports. She started taking an interest in music in high school.


She joined the industry in 2015 and signed a record deal with Open Mic Productions.




Zakes Bantwini was born on the 26th of April in 1981.


Zakes Bantwini real name is Zakhele Madida.


At the age of 12, Zakes Bantwini became a father, but despite his early fatherhood, he continued to finish his studies.


Zakes Bantwini organises an annual celebrity competition called 1Goal4Cancer to raise awareness about cancer in honour of his mother.


During his university studies he formed a record label, Mayonie Productions.



The Weeknd has Ethiopian roots. Both his parents moved from Ethiopia to Canada in the ’80s.


Since The Weekend did not finish high school, he does crossword puzzles to improve his vocabulary.


The Weeknd’s real name is Abel Makonnen Tesfaye. It’s pretty obvious his real name isn’t The Weeknd, but who would have guessed he goes by Abel.


The Weeknd toured with Justin Timberlake in 2013, for his 20/20 Experience tour and opened Justin’s stage for him.


The Weeknd named his album ‘Starboy’ after David Bowie’s ‘Starman’. The album was heavily influenced by the deaths of the iconic stars David Bowie and Prince.

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