Watch Zahara sends a message to Idols SA contestant Yanga

Zahara sends a message to Idols SA contestant Yanga

Singer-songwriter Zahara is without a doubt one of the most talented and successful South African artists. The mutli-award winning artist started singing in her school’s choir when she was six years old, and at the age of nine she was told to join the senior choir because of her strong voice.

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Zahara, whose real name is Bulelwa Mkutukana, released her debut album Loliwe in 2011. The album was well received by many South Africa.

In 2012 at the South African Music Awards, she walked away with eight awards, including “Album of the Year” and “Best Female Artist.”

Mzansi’s new favourite Idols SA contestant Yanga Sobetwa, who is believed to be Zahara’s lookalike lifted everyone’s spirits by performing “Xa Bendino Mama” by Zahara and “If This Ins’t Love” by Jennifer Hudson.

Tonight’s Idols SA song choices were ‘love songs‘ and ‘celebration of SA music.

Zahara, also took to Twitter to appreciate Yanga. She said: “Hey Yanga, my sisters just called me right now, they like you are my younger sister and I’m their old sister…I just want to say keep up the good work…” 

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WATCH: Fan emotionally breaks down after meeting actress Pearl Thusi

actress Pearl Thusi

Actress, model, radio, and television personality Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is without a doubt one of the most multi-talented celebrities in South Africa.

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The 30-year-old actress visited the Mangosuthu University of Technology earlier this week and one student emotionally broke down over meeting her.

Thusi took to Instagram explaining that the entertainment industry has taught her to be tough sometimes but the overwhelming love from the fan did not go unnoticed.

“I don’t take your love for granted. I never know how to react to such pure emotion because this industry has forced me to put my guard up and toughen up in so many ways. No one is as strong as they look.  But moments like these melt and chip away at that icy wall that’s built up over the years,” – she wrote.

She went on to explain that it’s moments of vulnerability that really show strength.

“With you and God, I’m stronger. Thank you for loving me with my many imperfections and with no promise that I’ll always make you proud. It doesn’t go unnoticed,” – Pearl Thusi added.

Pearl Thusi slays a warrior Nubian princess in the latest edition of the Scorpion King franchise. The movie premieres on 23 October 2018.

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