- Finance Minister Tito Mboweni showed that he's not just a cook, he's a singer as well
- Mboweni shared a video of himself singing a freedom song called Kevin Berry
- The clip gathered quite the attention and someone even managed to make an amapiano remix of Mboweni
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni could join Masterchef South Africa and now even Idols SA if he wanted to.
The minister filmed himself a singing a freedom song about an Irish Republican Army member who had been executed in 1920. Mboweni simply captioned the post, "Kevin Berry", which is the name of the song.
Take a look at the clip below:
The video gathered over 88 500 views and South Africans had a lot to say. Some weren't more impressed with Mboweni's singing than his cooking.
Twitter user, Ori_Debig_Beats, commented:
"Y’all politicians do things after you drink, it started with Herman Mashaba playing piano... now it’s you."
One Saffa decided Mboweni's video needed just a little extra beat so he made an amapiano remix with the minister's video.
The tweep, who was only identified as @tito_mboweni, commented:
"I was tempted to do the remake Minister, it sounds much better with headphones on."
Listen to the remix below:
South Africans were more impressed by the remixed version and they applauded the muso on his skills.
Twitter user, @CosiRomanis, commented:
"No man, stop this now! You're making him famous for a career in the singing chef, before he can deliver on the recovery plan..."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported multi-award-winning South African artist, Zakes Bantwini, has joined in on the "How it started vs how it's going" Twitter trend. Zakes shared a throwback photo of his living situation before fame as his "how it started".
The second image is of him performing in front of a large crowd wearing a grey suit. Zakes' tweet gained over 18 500 likes, over 1 500 retweets and almost 200 replies. Zakes shared the images last night and Saffa tweeps are living for it.
Many have taken to his replies section to thank him for being an amazing inspiration to them. Others congratulated him on his success and wished him well for the future.
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