- Simphiwe Dana has bravely and proudly come out and told the world that she is gay
- Simphiwe further revealed that she has a bae and they are getting married - she couldn't be happier
- Some were a little confused but most were proud of Simphiwe for being so brave and for owning who she is
Simphiwe Dana has bravely and proudly come out and told the world that she is gay. It could not have been an easy announcement to make but Simphiwe definitely felt it was time.
Taking the major step, Simphiwe took to social media with a straight-forward status where she just let it out. Gurl, this level of bravery is respected!
Shortly after, Simphiwe further revealed that she has a bae and they are getting married. Simphiwe proudly shared a picture of her wife-to-be and expressed how excited she is to have her come home so they could start the rest of their lives together.
“I’m marrying her. She’s coming home to me today. We are so happy.”
Just making sure everyone heard her loud and clear, Simphiwe made another post where she shared a picture of herself with the caption:
“This me. I’m gay.”
Social media blew up over the news and while there are some who are a tad confused, Simphiwe’s bravery and transparency have been celebrated far and wide.
“Welcome sister... and I am gay too.”
“Welcome mjita, represent your kind very well.”
“Ungazisoli noba bangathini... I still love you and your music @simphiwedana”
“As long as you are happy wena sisi, everything else doesn't matter.”
South Africa is one endless source of music icons and the new talent, Simphiwe Dana, only serves to prove that fact. Xhosa by tribe, Dana not only sings but writes songs as well.
Her unusual combination of folk music, rap, Afro-soul and jazz sets her apart as the country’s new Mirriam Makeba. What is more, this lady does not just sing for talent's sake but also uses her music as a platform to comment on critical social issues.
Female power is flowing strong in Mzansi! A lot of female artists, not only in Mzansi but all over the world, are teaming up to make it known that women have a place in the entertainment world and in their respected genres.
Simphiwe and Moonchild Sanelly have decided to blend their vocals to create a powerful track that they know their fans will love. Both Simphiwe and Moonchild Sanelly are powerful artists whose influence is strong and their messages relevant.
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