“I Don’t Owe Anyone Perfect English” – MaWhoo Remarks.Mawhoo was born Thandeka Ngema in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She started to sing at a young age.At eleven, she took her recorded song to a local radio station, but they refused to promote her. They thought she was too young, but the experience was heartbreaking for her.
The singer has collaborated with top local artists like DJ Maphorisa, Tsisto, Vigro Deep, and Master KG. Her debut single is Umshado, meaning Wedding/Marriage in isiZulu, featuring Heavy-K. Fame has gained her a huge social media following, of which she likes to interact with her fans. However, there has been backlash of some people claiming she does not know how to speak English. MaWhoo has came out to address such, saying she does not owe anyone perfect English. Check out the video on the link below:
The performer wants to use music to change things for the better. She observed that the number of women victims of femicide in South Africa is high. She wants to fight against gender-based violence.The singer tried to teach after graduating from school. In 2018, she reached out to the top local music label Mabala Noise. She was able to convince them to invest in her. However, she has since left the record label.