In South Africa's music scene, Sho Madjozi is one of the brightest growing artists. Tsonga is a rapper, poet, and songwriter, as well as a vocalist. She's performed alongside artists such as Chris Martin, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, and The Weeknd.
At the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in New York, Sho Madjozi was just one of several African artists who took the stage. The Limpopo musician also performed with Beyoncé and Pharrell Williams at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg.
Her songs are influenced by the Tsonga culture and language that she grew up speaking.
Sho Madjozi sings in her native Tsonga language and wears a xibelani skirt while she performs the ancestral dance of Tsonga women. Sho Madjozi is the stage name of Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif, a rapper, singer, composer, actress, and poet from South Africa.
Tsonga culture is woven throughout Madjozi's music and public persona. Forbes selected Madjozi as one of Africa's 30 Under 30 in 2019 for her work in the music and entertainment industries.
Sho Madjozi caused a stir on the internet after posting a picture with 2 men looking after cattle.
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