Sho Madjozi

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Sho Madjozi

Sho Madjozi is a rising star from Shirley Village in Limpopo who shot to fame after featuring in the hit track Gqi by  OkmalumkoolKat earlier this year. She has since released tracks with Dj Maphorisa, Khuli Chana, Ghanaian artist Wanlov, Ms Cosmo and others.

Her single Dumi hi Phone with PS DJz went viral, gaining her bookings all over the country. The song has sat on the number 1 spot at Yfm, and been in the top ten of multiple national radio stations including Metro Fm. While she calls herself a rapper she can often be found flexing her flows on Gqom beats. Famous for bringing Xitsonga to the  mainstream and for her exhilarating performances in which she wears a colorful Tsonga dancing skirt, Xibelani, Sho Madjozi has played some of the biggest shows in the country including Fill Up FNB, Afropunk, Castle Lite Unlocks
and others.

Aside from music, Sho Madjozi was cast as Tsakani on Mzansi Magic Telenovela Isithembiso, she is the new presenter for SABC 2 show Nhlalala ya Rixaka and Absolut vodka SA recently selected her to be one of their new Creative Revolutionaries.

Her explosive rise to fame has left many wondering how she has made traditional culture so cool. She settled it well in a TV interview where when asked how she can embrace her culture and still be that cool she responds, “I don’t think the question is how can I still be cool while rocking my culture, there is nothing cooler than being African right now.”

Sho Madjozi, is a rapper and poet known for rapping in her native tongue  Tsonga. Madjozi gained prominence after releasing the hit single “Huku”. She is featured on Okmalumkoolkat‘s “Gqi”, as well as on DJ Maphorisa‘s “Probleme”. Her debut album Limpopo Champions League released in December 2018; features guest appearances from Kwesta, pH, Makwa and Ycee.

The rising star from Limpopo is unapologetic about her afro-centric sound and image. True to her aesthetic, Madjozi wears a colourful Tsonga dancing skirt, Xibelani during her shows. She has played some of the biggest shows in the country including Fill Up FNB, Afropunk, Castle Lite Unlocks and more.

Sho Madjozi is one of the most sought-after artists in Southern and Eastern Africa.

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Genres: Gqom


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