Ntsiki Mazwai opens up about how attending ‘white schools’ messed her up

Ntsiki Mazwai opens up about how attending ‘white schools’ messed her up

Ntsiki Mazwai decided to open up about herself in a self-interview to give fans an inside into who she is.

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Mazwai posted a piece on her blog titled 'Interview with Ntsiki Mazwai - THE MASTERPIECE' in which she talks about herself and her upcoming album.

Here is five quotes Briefly.co.za gathered from the interview:

1. She is an open book and no question is off limits

"You know, I’m an open book. I feel that it is important that I am as truthful as possible about who I am and my human experiences. We can only learn from each other if we share information. I also find that nobody can hold my demons against me because I have owned up to them. Feel free to ask me anything."

2. She struggled as a black child in a white school

I went to white schools and as a grown up discovered I was black. White schools don’t teach us our blackness. They create an illusion of separation. Sophisticated blacks and disadvantaged blacks are created. Everything lies in black unity for me. Black unity will remove the division that capitalism has enforced upon us.

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3. She knows exactly who she is

When I look in the mirror, I see a woman who cares deeply. A woman who loves to serve and heal. I see a woman who loves to laugh and express herself. I see a woman who does not tolerate injustice. I see a woman that has a beautiful energy that others like to be around. I see a woman who likes her own company. I see a woman who takes charge in every situation. I see a woman who makes people feel comfortable. I see a woman who works hard and hardly sleeps on her dream. I see a leader. I see a healer. I see a person who brings joyful and youthful energy.

4. Her upcoming album, The Masterpiece, means a lot to her

It feels like a breakthrough moment for me. I feel like it is Do or Die. The Masterpiece captures the moment where my soul decided to Rise Again. After 15years in the game of some pretty hard knocks, I finally feel like ‘actually THIS is what i wanna do with my life.’

5. While making her album, she learned a few valuable lessons

The masterpiece has taught me that with unity, Africans can achieve the unimaginable.

We can not wait to hear Mazwai's new albums, which drops on 27 April 2018 at the Soweto Theatre.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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