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Makhadzi on her upcoming doccie and giving back to her supporters

She shut down Phalaphala FM Royal Heritage Festival at Nandoni Dam in Thohoyandou, Limpopo with an hour-long dramatised performance on Saturday. The festival returned after a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed by many as “Coachella of Venda” the show saw singer and songwriter Makhadzi, real name Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona headline the long-awaited show. The Venda singer tells ZiMoja that performing back at her home where she started her career brings her joy. “I love performing at home and reconnecting with my people,” she says. “I travel the world, but there’s nothing like home.


In her set, the Welele singer performed using a wheelchair. Makhadzi tells ZiMoja that the significance of the wheelchair is to tell a story of hope. “I am a performer. I believe all of my performances must tell a story and be like theatre pieces,” she says. “Festivals are a time to go all out, especially for me because I am performing at home,” she says. “Performing at home always brings me joy and encourages me to give my all.” She is passionate about giving back and creating opportunities for others. This year she performed with a singer with a disability. In her set at Royal Heritage, she performed with a wheelchair and will be donating it. “The wheelchair was for one performance and after the performance, I will be donating it. I will share the information on social media for people to suggest.”


She recently released her album, Mbofholowo and she is currently documenting her journey from singing at taxi ranks. The singer is currently shooting a documentary about her life. “I believe my journey to success is something I need to share with my people. She is currently still in a legal battle with her previous record label Open Mic who. “I am not fighting with them. It’s business. I will deal with them in court,” she says. “I would however like to include them in the documentary at a later stage, as they play a big part in my career, and I worked with them for years. But not at the moment,” she says. The documentary will be released next year. “I will include my family, friends, and relationship.

Source:  News365

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Halle Berry minced no words after Drake used a photo of her without her permission to promote his new song. On Sept. 15, the Oscar winner shared a quote on Instagram that read, “Sometimes you have to be the bigger guy…even if you’re a woman!”

Halle Berry

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