Sho Madjozi! The Global Citizen Festival in Soweto Johannesburg was a huge event that was able to uplift some chosen local musicians who fitted the bill. A political spectacle that felt strange somehow and I can’t pin point the problem excatly.
We are happy for the fact that the distinct Tsonga sound represented by Sho Madjozi has been able to reach so many people in the world.
Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif (born 9 May 1992), known professionally as Sho Madjozi is a South African rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and poet
Madjozi uses a Tsonga signature style concerning her music and fashion sense. Being unapologetically proud of her culture, Tsonga, she commonly plays with the traditional wear. Madjozi usually performs the indigenous xibelani dance where she wears a skirt called a tinguvu around her waist, then shakes the waist which creates attentiveness on her performances. Besides her culture-influenced style, Madjozi dismisses a colorful image with many elements attached. Superbalist writer Kenny Morifi-Winslow added, “I think there is an interesting transfer of energy when our favorite parts of public figures become the things that we hid from ourselves or tried to change”, commending Madjozi