Phelo Bala Sheds Light on Sangoma Calling, Singer Says Being a Traditional Healer Is Challenging and Demanding

Phelo Bala Sheds Light on Sangoma Calling, Singer Says Being a Traditional Healer Is Challenging and Demanding

  • Phelo Bala has shared light on his sangoma calling after he was slammed for allegedly making his traditional journey a fashion statement
  • Reality TV star Khanyi Mbau threw shade in the direction of the singer and other Mzansi celebs who have answered their calling
  • Opening up about his journey, Phelo said he accepted his calling eight years ago, adding that being a traditional healer is not a joke because it is challenging

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Phelo Bala has opened up about his calling. The singer was slammed recently when he shared a snap of himself proudly rocking his sangoma attire.

Phelo Bala is a traditional healer
Phelo Bala has shed some light on his ancestral calling. Image: @phelobala
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Some of the people who seemingly threw shade in his direction was Khanyi Mbau. Phelo Bala reportedly told his naysayers that he accepted his calling eight years ago after Khanyi labeled celeb sangomas as "urban sangomas".

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ZAlebs reports that the musician shared that he's calling is nothing new. Speaking to Zimoja, the star said he's not making a fashion tatement with his calling. He further said that he has been opened about it and even shared his hardships and what his spiritual journey means.

"It's not something you wake up to one morning and decide to pursue."

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He added that he doesn't think he would have chosen to be a traditional healer if he had a choice because it is not a joke. He then addressed trolls who claim most of the sangomas are faking it. He questioned why anyone would fake something "so challenging and demanding".

Who are some of Mzansi's celeb sangomas

Some of Mzansi's celeb who have taken the sangoma route are Zodwa Wabantu, Gogo Maweni, Gigi Lamayne and Culoe De Song, among many others, and the list keeps growing.

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Mzansi convinced Enhle Mbali will become a sangoma

In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa topped the trends list after she apparently confessed to cheating with a married man. The actress trended the whole of last week.

After the man she's allegedly having a steamy relationship with denied getting jiggy with her, some social media users claimed she's about to become a sangoma. A long list of South African celebs answered their calling in 2022.

Some trolls have been for a minute claiming that most of the entertainers who took the ancestral journey are faded stars. After Black Coffee cheated on Enhle Mbali and her alleged lover denying their relationship, Mzansi Twitter users think she'll take the sangoma route.

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