We know this man as Chippa for two different reasons; it was his stage name on etv's musical and dance soapie called Backstage; he also carried the name to his music career, but his real name is Loyiso Mangena, the son of a retired soccer player known as Mike 'Sporo' Mangena.
Remember that 2000s show that used to play on etv called Backstage?It was mainly a soap opera targeted for the youth.It included some of the challenged the youth faced in college or varsity.The show aired on etv weekdays at 18:30.
Backstage was a popular youth TV soap on e.tv produced by Bottom Line Productions,with the fictional Vulindlela College as the backdrop,a performing arts school in Jozi,which premiered on the 1st of May 2000 and got canned in 2007 with it's last episode airing on the 6th of July of the same year.The incredible cast of the show recently had a bit of a reunion on e.tv's Morning Show.
Loyiso Mangena is a South African former singer and actor turned businessman. He is popularly known for his role as Chippa Mhlati on Etv's Backstage. The role even won him and awards. He began his career on the television as a presenter for reality show B4 da Fame. The actor also portrayed the role of Molefe on SABC 2's Noah's Ark. He is now a hotshot executive at one of the biggest black owned companies in country. He is the chief operations officer at Pamodzi Group. He revealed in a previous interview how
Lebohang Khitsane was a tombstone entrepreneur. He recently died from heart failure. The late Lebohang Khitsane was the owner of Bataung Memorial Tombstone which is well known in the African continent, his business which he started 13 years grew over the years and he built a reputation for himself and his business across the continent. Khitsane was well known and friends with some of South Africa's biggest artists and politicians. It was therefore expected that his memorial service would be packed with both