Boity on ancestral calling: "Best thing that's ever happened to me"

Boity on ancestral calling: "Best thing that's ever happened to me"

- Boity revealed, three years ago, that she was officially trained as a sangoma

- The beauty says she has always felt spiritually inclined, even as a child

- Boity says she is not ashamed of her calling and even smokes snuff in public

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It's been three years since Boity became a traditional healer and the star says the experience is the best thing that has ever happened to her.

Boity told Bona magazine that, even as a child, she's always been able to predict situations and events.

The petite rapper said that, as she got older, she began to feel an emotional emptiness that couldn't be filled.

Someone she trusted advised the 29-year-old to answer her calling and she hasn't looked back since.

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Boity said her next step is to educate people on traditional medicine and dispel the stigma surrounding it.

She said, “This is the best thing that has ever happened to me, and I’m not ashamed of it. I even unashamedly sniff snuif in public because I understand that it’s part of my calling.”

Earlier this year, the TV star tweeted that it doesn't bother her if people stare at her when she smokes snuff.

It seems accepting her calling has also helped Boity to do best in her career. reported that her rap single recently went platinum.

Boity worked with fellow rapper, Nasty C, to create the track that rocketed her into fame and showed anyone who had doubts that she has what it takes.

The track received a platinum plaque in November after an amazing amount of 3.4 million streams.

Boity is the first South African female rapper to achieve platinum status with a track.

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