- Hit musician Gee Six Five (G65) has enrolled as a PhD student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal
- The university confirmed her enrollment with a social media post
- Her fans were thrilled and found her decision to return to school at her age inspiring
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Education is important and it really is the gift that keeps on giving and one is never too old to go back to school, in fact, it is quite inspiring when someone plucks up the courage to hit the books.
Musician Gee Six Five, Olpha Selepe, has enrolled as a PhD student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the university has confirmed that is studying a PhD course in education.
"PhD student in Education and musician Ms Olpha Selepe, known by her stage name Gee Six Five, is trending since the release of her popular song Obani lababantu. The music video is quickly approaching 100,000 views on YouTube and the single is charting in the iTunes SA top 20."
Here are some reactions from her fans to the post:
"Her advice to students is, ‘Get an education because there’s nothing you can do without education.’"
"Being a South African celebrity must be so stressful. Imagine years of releasing music and getting some fame but here comes Gee Six Five appearing from nowhere to become more popular and more loved."
"After 4 years of using this app, this is the first time I saw @UKZN on my timeline. G65 is an influencer!"
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Somizi, like the rest of the country, is loving Gee Six Five. The media personality took to Instagram to jam to the 65-year-old's hit song and request a collaboration.
Somizi was having a quiet and relaxed moment at home when he decided to jam the track. He told his followers that he was bored and wanted to pretend lie he was a DJ on a radio station."You may now call me Dr": Lady celebrates bagging PhD during pandemic
He played the hit track and happily sang along to it. Somz also requested a collab with the elderly woman. Hopefully she receives his request.
In other news, 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.
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