J'Something is a very popular South African musician with a huge following. Along with the members of Mi Casa he gives South Africans the kind of music that speaks to their souls. The musician feels languages are very important and can speak quite a few of them himself.
J'Something was born in Portugal as Joao da Fonseca and his parents moved to South Africa when he was still very young.
They settled in the Eastern Cape and Joao could only speak Portuguese. But the young boy soon immersed himself in the colourful communities and cultures around him. This diversity influenced him as a musician.
After learning English and Afrikaans, Joao also learned a bit of Tswana, Zulu, and Xhosa. For Joao, languages are important and a part of who he is.
Languages for me is probably one of the most important things in life. It’s part of who I am, and I want to show that with my songwriting.
Joao sang in Zulu for his first single with Mi Casa, These Streets. The video was shot in Alexandra.
The musician thanks his respect for people for his success. He feels people should show more respect for each other.
If we all just try to be a little bit more understanding of one another, it goes a really long way.
Joao is respected by his fans for his musical talent and humble personality. His relationship with his wife is also something fans admire.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier on the #CoupleGoals Joao and Cordelia are constantly serving.
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