Ntsiki Mazwai turns 40: 4 interesting facts about Mzansi poet

Ntsiki Mazwai turns 40: 4 interesting facts about Mzansi poet

Ntsiki Mazwai is one of Mzansi’s most opinionated celebrities. The poet has been a trending topic almost every week as she shares her strong thoughts and feelings with Mzansi.

To celebrate her turning 40, Briefly.co.za gathered a few interesting facts about her.

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1. Parents

Ntsiki Mazwai is the daughter of two writers who were leaders in the Pan Africanist Congress, Belede Mazwai and Dr Thami Mazwai.

2. Education

She studied Marketing Management at IMM Graduate School (2008) and then later on obtained her Master's in Arts in creative writing with distinction from Rhodes University.

3. Music career

Her mainstream entrance was through a compilation feature on a DJ Glen Lewis album called Sisters in Songs released in 2004 with a song called Light up Life, then followed by the successful release of Uwrongo on DJ Fresh’s Definition of House vol. 3 (2005), it went on to become the country’s biggest-selling song of 2005.

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Her debut-album Mamiya was SAMA-nominated for best Urban Pop Album in 2008.

Ntsiki Mazwai turns 40: 4 interesting facts about Mzansi poet

Ntsiki Mazwai turns 40 years old on this day. Image: @miss_ntsiki_mazwai/Instagram
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4. Beadwork

Ntsiki started with her beadwork in 2001. Her beadwork range is called the House of Mobu. Mobu is a Sesotho term for soil.

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In other Ntsiki Mazwai news, Briefly.co.za reported that she was recently ruffling feathers yet again. This time, her latest victims were South African men.

The opinionated poet took to social media to explain why South Africa would never have a female president. She blasted Mzansi men and blamed them for their backward mentality.

In other entertainment industry news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Janet Jackson wowed Master KG when she too took to social media sharing a sweet Jerusalema dance challenge clip.

Master KG has really been blown away by how many big names have gotten involved, even if it is just sharing one of the challenge clips. Seeing the unity Jerusalema has created all over the globe is truly heart-warming.

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Watching all the clips have struck many smiles, tears and instilled a lot of hope during a time where it is needed most. Briefly.co.za learnt that international singer Janet shared one of the cutest Jerusalema challenge clips to her social media. The support Master KG has received has truly been mind-blowing.

Jerusalema has literally had people from all corners of the earth grooving. While they might not understand the words, they feel the beat and that is really all that they need.

Taking to social media, Janet shared a clip of small girl breaking it down to the global dance sensation Jerusalema and she even tagged Master KG. These clips have brought so much hope and so many smiles to people’s faces all over the world.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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