Born in Musina and raised at Waterval, Limpopo –  Yolanda only wanted was to be a model when growing up, little did she know she would one day fall in love with fashion design. Q: What sparked your interest in Xitsonga Fashion? A: I noticed the incredible fabrics that my people (Tsonga people in Limpopo) wear and I was always in awe at how amazingly unique they were in comparison to the majority of cultures in South Africa. Whenever I listened to people talk about fashion, I picked up they weren’t aware of Tsonga people’s clothes. In fact, most people believed that we don’t haveRead More →

Shangazine had a chance to meet up with rapper MC Bloq to talk to him about his love for one of the most unrecognized music genres in South Africa, Tsonga Rap. Watch and listen to MC Bloq tell us more about himself and what this music means to him.   RELATED: Lesson is a Xitsonga Music Awards 2019 Nominee RELATED: Leo Bee’s Tsonga Bars Over EverythingRead More →

Hlulani Masingi met up with Mandla Leggere Gingirikani Waka Mashava of #NkaneloWaGingirikani to talk more about Shangazine. This YouTube channel normally discusses Tsonga music genres in detail however, Mandla decided to do things with a bit of a twist in a quest to find out more about Shangazine. The interview is conducted in Xitsonga langauge so grab your Tsonga friend nearby and watch it together. RELATED: Tsonga Electro Songs & Obscene LanguageRead More →

Learn how to make wise financial decisions early in life to ensure you are not impacted by financial missteps committed in youth. Eunice Sibiya, Head of Consumer Education at FNB, says “There’s nothing as exciting as getting your first salary and realising that earning an income opens up many possibilities. However, this should also be the time to step back and start thinking carefully about your finances and what you want to achieve from earning an income. During this stage, every financial commitment should be carefully considered because how you start off will have a direct impact on your finances in the long term.” HereRead More →

Hailing from a small village outside Malamulele in Limpopo, Bongani Mbhiza popularly known as Leo Bee is an Emcee whose passion is to throw bars after bars, BOE! In a quest to find out more about his upcoming album; Barcoded Expression, Shangazine asked Leo for a quick chat! Q: WHERE DOES YOUR LOVE FOR RAP COME FROM? A: It all started when I was young, I was always fascinated by a lot of songs especially in terms of how the language is used in the songs. Things such as figure of speech, rhymes, punchlines and poetic flow always caught my attention and when I finallyRead More →