- 65-year-old woman from KwaZulu-Natal, Olpha Selepe has decided that age won't hold her back and she is following her dreams
- Selepe, who goes by the name of Gee Six Five dropped her single Obani Lababantu last week and got social media buzzing
- She has a Master's degree under her belt and is in pursuit of her Doctorate but she will not let that get in her way of being a summer sensation
New sensational artist Gee Six Five has topped the digital charts after releasing her single "Obani Lababantu?", meaning "Who are these people?". Her real name is Olpha Selepe, and she has been trending on social media ever since she dropped her song last week. She is now having the last laugh as she topped the charts.
Others were mocking the 65-year-old woman but she's clearly doing really well since people are actually downloading her tune.
According to Twitter user @SbuMpungose, Gee Six Five is her aunt and she got her Master's degree at the age of 60. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate.
Her family was divided over her dropping a tune at her age but she wanted to prove that you can follow your dreams no matter how old you are.
Last week, Gee Six Five posted a video of herself recording the jam in the studio and she began trending.
In the video, she is speaking isiZulu but she says that she is about to drop a sizzling single and she really thinks that South Africans are going to enjoy it. She was not wrong as thousands of South Africans shared her song on social media.
Here's what a few Mzansi social media users had to say about Gee Six Five when replying to her niece:
@YoliHeaven_Sent said: "Your aunt's song is living rent free in my head. I can’t help but see all my message notifications and sing “Obani lababantu”Weary faceLoudly crying face
@_nhlax2 said: "I know your Aunt from the Catholic Church circles in the Dundee Diocese. It’s good to see her living her best life and congratulations to her on her achievements."
@Gugulove20 replied: "We need more people like her. People like her help us get over the anxiety to wanting to have everything figured by 25. People like her make me know and believe that all my talents will be realised. As long as I breathe there's hope to achieve."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Sbahle Mpisane showed off her funny faces in a cute online post. Sbahle Mpisane recently took to Instagram to share a light moment with her followers. Shauwn Mkhize’s daughter revealed that someone thought that she had funny facial expressions so she put it to the test.
Taking to Instagram, she shared a series of photos showing herself posing with different expressions, much to the amusement of her followers.
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Source: Briefly News