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Babes Wodumo, Gqom Queen’s Biography



Babes Wodumo, Gqom Queen's Biography

Bongekile Simelane, popularly known as Babes Wodumo is a South African musician, songwriter, Choreographer and also known as Gqom Queen, and Wololo.

Babes Wodumo was born on July 26, 1994, in Durban, South Africa, LamontvilleSouth African. She appeared in Black Panther: The Album on a song called “Redemption”. Was also nominated for the 2017 BE4 Award for Best International Act: Africa.

Wodumo is reported to have a net worth of $500,000, She was born to Welcome Simelane and was in a relationship with Mampintsha.


There was a report on domestic violence on Babes Wodum on the 3rd of March, 2019, from her then-boyfriend and manager,Mampintsha Maphumulo. Babes Wodumo made the incident known through her social media network when she made a broadcast of the beating live on the Instagram live. Mampintsha was later arrested on the ground of assault and she ended the relationship at that point.


The Gqom Queen came under heavy criticism for body-shaming Lady Zamar which she later came out and claimed that her Twitter account was hacked. After that, she claimed that her Twitter account was hacked.

Just recently she got involved in a controversial tweet with Cassper Nyovest were accused him of not being able to pay his bills,

She tweeted thus; 

‘’King Monada donated R50k to street vendors. You need to shut up and pay your outstanding bills sometimes.’’

Wodumo knows how to get into controversies as it seems like she enjoys the attention. she recently called for violence against the Police and Army through her social media account. she tweeted thus, ”if a police/army hits you, hits you back”.

This attracted a lot of criticism, as people asked why she didn’t hit back at her ex-boyfriend who violated her, while some wondered if hr account has been hacked as usual.

Net Worth:

Wodumo has ben reported to worth around $500,000.

Awards and Nominations:

Babes Wodumo has won several awards and nominations which include;

She was nominated in 16th Metro FM Music Awards, Gqom Queen Vol.1, Best Dance Album,

Gqom Queen Vol.1, Best Female Album, Wololo (feat. Mampintsha & Distruction Boyz Song Of The Year).

In 23rd South African Music Awards

She was nominated on Wololo (feat. Mampintsha & Distruction Boyz) as Record Of The Year 

Her album Gqom Queen Vol.1 was nominated as Album of the Year

She was also nominated as Best Female Artist Of The Year

In 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards

She was nominated again on the Song Of The Year with Wololo (feat. Mampintsha & Distruction Boyz

BET Awards 2017

She was nominated as the Best International Act: Africa

She was nominated for Dance Music Awards 2017, which she won as the Best Dance Female Artist from Gqom Queen Vol.1

In 2017MTV EMA

She was also nominated as the Best African Act 

In South African Gqom Awards 2019

Her song ‘’Ka Dazz’’ was nominated for Song Of The Year, Best Music Video, Best Music Video Director

She won the Best Female category.

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Biography: Uncle Vinny is the most influential kid in mzansi




Can we all agree that Uncle Vinny is the most influential kid in mzansi.

Uncle Vinny filled up Braam, that kid is influencial!!

Cassper Nyovest has described him as legend. When asked why he attributed that tag to him, when he doesn’t have any music catalogue to start with, he explained.

He isn’t a musician, how would he have a catalog. He managed to shake the culture. I met Vinny when he was 13. He was doing interviews backstage. To see today is just beautiful. Definitely a legend!!!

Uncle Vinny #unclevinny, This is one of the current most searched keywords by amapiano lovers on google.

Who is Uncle Vinny?

Uncle Vinny whose real name is Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu (aka Uncle Vinny), is a young creative who is changing the pop culture with his unique style of dance, Lifestyle and Music. The young entertainer took SA by storm with his raving growing audience which has left many numb. He’s an emcee, actor, radio presenter and event curator.

How did Uncle Vinny start his career?

According to him, Young Uncle Vinny started his career in Grade 9 as a radio presenter on Hillbrow Radio Station and he was one of the youngest radio presenters in SA.

How did Uncle Vinny become popular?

Uncle Vinny, aka Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu, had kicked off his career at Hillbrow Radio Station as a presenter. He has already worked with some amazing musical artists, including Frank CasinoRiky RickCassper Nyovest, etc.

Professionally recognized as a musical artist, Uncle Vinny is a hip-hop artist. Also, he is an emcee, radio presenter, curator, and actor. Currently, he works as an ambassador and promoter at Puma.

He is closely affiliated with Cotton Fest, Major League Djz and he has performed at Nasty C’s Ivyson Tour and also made history as the youngest person to ever present an award at the South African Hip Hop Awards.

How old is Uncle Vinny?

Uncle Vinny just turn 19 years old. He celebrated his 19th birthday in Braamfontein Neighbourg Goods market filled to the brim by fans who trooped out to see him perform.

He posted a picture with his aunt on social media. He He was in grade 9, probably 12 to 13 years old, when he had started his musical career. 

Does Uncle Vinny have any song?

As of now, he just features on music videos VIDEO: Majorsteez – Lies Ft. Costa Titch & Uncle Vinny, Majorsteez – Lies Ft. Costa Titch & Uncle Vinny

Follow Uncle Vinny on Instagram.

Who Is His Father?

Uncle Vinny has mentioned on his Instagram that his father is Riky Rick.

Riky Rick, aka Rikhado Makhado, is a world-famous South African rapper and songwriter. However, his Wikipedia shows that he has just one child – Maik Daniel Makhado

Thus, we aren’t sure if he is the actual parent of Uncle Vinny. Apart from Instagram, we can find the young artist on Facebook, where he has around 1.1 thousand followers.

Uncle Vinny Girlfriend

Just at 19, Uncle Vinny has not got a girlfriend right now.

Even though he is still in his teens, he can definitely get a girl easily. However, the talented artist has not shown much interest in his love life as he seems to be quite focused on his musical career.

Uncle Vinny Net Worth Explored

Uncle Vinny’s estimated net worth is still not known.

Since he is a young and growing artist, we can claim that he doesn’t have a net worth of more than thousands. In fact, we have no idea about his earnings too.

However, being successful at such a young age shows that his future is bright, and the boy will earn huge in the future.

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RIP: SA Hip Hop loses Nish to Covid-19 (Life, Biography, Awards, Death)




The South African Hip Hop fraternity mourns the death of rapper and Skwatta Kamp member Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe,

Nish Born Musawenkosi Molefe in August 20, 1978DiedFebruary 5, 2021 (aged 42). He died as a result of covid-19.

Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe was a South African musician and a member of the hip hop group Skwatta Kamp. He died on 5 February 2021.

His Educational Background
Nish attended John Orr Technical High School, and left to focus on his musical career.

Musical Career

His career kickstarted in 2002 when he joined the group Skwatta Camp, a South African Hip Hop group. They released their debut album titled Shut En John, later followed by Mkhukhu Funkshen in 2003, which sold for over 25,000 copies.

In 2004, they released another project titled Washumkhukhu in 2004, which they delayed for over 5 years before dropping another project titled Fair and Skwear.

In early 2018, Skwatta Kamp released, There you go a song dedicated to celebrate Flabba’s life. On 10 November 2018, the group released a single, titled Mama Akekho, leading up to their album release in 2019.


As part of Skwatta Kamp, Nish won numerous awards including two SAMA Awards for best rap album and a CHANNEL O best hip hop music video award.


Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe died on 5 February 2021. He became the second member from the group Skwatta Kamp who has passed. The cause of death was confirmed as Covid-19.

Mzansi has been pouring out tribute to the friends and family z who are currently living in so much pain of losing Legend.

Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe was a member of the 2-time SAMA Best Rap Album award winning group Skwatta Kamp.

Many Hip Hop fans fell in love with Hip hop because of Skwatta Kamp and that awakened alot inside of them out pouring emotional condolences.

It’s a sad day for hip hop, RIP Nish, may your soul rest in peace. Love and light to his family and friends.

Check out other condolences below.

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RIP: Larry King dies of Covid 19 at 87




Larry King

CNN President Jeff Zucker said, “We mourn the passing of our colleague Larry King. The scrappy young man from Brooklyn had a history-making career spanning radio and television. His curiosity about the world propelled his award-winning career in broadcasting, but it was his generosity of spirit that drew the world to him.”

“We are so proud of the 25 years he spent with CNN, where his newsmaker interviews truly put the network on the international stage,” Zucker said. “From our CNN family to Larry’s, we send our thoughts and prayers, and a promise to carry on his curiosity for the world in our work.”

In 2019, he suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk on his left foot, and he was sometimes seen using a wheelchair afterwards.

On Jan. 2, King was hospitalised for COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a source close to the King family told ABC News.

“I never thought I’d be 86,” King told Page Six at the time. “My father died when he was 43, 44. I thought I would die too.”

“I have no complaints. Everything that’s happened to me, I’m grateful for,” he told the publication. “Maybe that sounds cliché, but I’m really, really grateful.”

The award-winning newsman was known for his gravel baritone, signature suspenders and straight-forward questions, a style honed over the course of tens of thousands of interviews on the radio and television.

Born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger, the Brooklyn native wanted to be on the radio from a young age. After graduating high school, he got his first radio job in Florida in the 1950s. He got his first break on-air in Miami — and became known by the moniker Larry King, which is now his legal name.

In 1978, he began hosting “The Larry King Show,” a national radio program on Mutual Broadcasting System that he helmed until stepping down in 1994.

During that time, he also made the move to TV. He hosted the CNN program “Larry King Live” from 1985 to 2010. Oprah Winfrey notably endorsed Barack Obama on the show during the 2008 presidential campaign.

In recent years, King hosted “Larry King Now” on Hulu, RT American and Ora TV, a production company King co-founded with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim in 2012. He was also hosting “Politicking with Larry King” on the channels until his death.

Over the course of his long, illustrious career, King has not been immune to controversy. In 2019, he unknowingly filmed a Chinese propaganda infomercial in a fake interview with a Russian journalist, as reported by ProPublica. “I never should have done it, obviously,” King told the publication.

King has also authored several books, done voice work in TV shows and movies, including “Shrek 2” and “Bee Movie,” and appeared in films such as “Ghostbusters.”

In 1988, a year after he survived a heart attack, the newsman founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation to help those with heart disease pay for their medical treatment.

A lifelong Dodgers fan, from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, King was often seen behind home plate at Dodgers Stadium.

King was married eight times to seven women and had five children. In August, he revealed that two of his children died within weeks of each other. Andy, 65, died of a heart attack on July 28, and Chaia, 51, passed away on Aug. 20 shortly after a lung cancer diagnosis.

He is survived by his sons, Larry, Chance and Cannon, as well as nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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