Sha Sha biography

Sha Sha (born Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro; 13 June 1994) is an award-winning Zimbabwe Amapiano singer.  The South African-based singer walked into the spotlight after she featured in the Akulaleki, a hit song by Samthing Soweto.


Name:     Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro

Other names:   Sha Sha

Born:     13 June 1994 (age 28 years)

Place:    Zimbabwe Nationality Zimbabwean

Genre:      Amapiano

Gender:    Female

Occupation:   Singer, songwriter.

Her date of birth is on 13 June 1994 and the place of birth is in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Sha Sha is 28 years old. Her birthday comes up every year on June 13.


She was born in an eastern town in Zimbabwe called Mutare, which was also where she grew up. The singer moved quite a lot between Mutare and Bulawayo, this helped her learn to speak Zimbabwean Ndebele. Since the language is similar to Zulu, it helped her speak Zulu fluently upon relocating to South Africa.  Sha Sha speaks at least four (4) languages including Shona, English, Zulu, and Ndebele.


She started her journey in music in Zimbabwe, at the time she worked with Audius Mtawarira, an Australian based Zimbabwean musician. Upon relocating to South Africa, Sha Sha performed at restaurants and weddings. She later connected to DJ Maphorisa through a cab driver, Melusi Mhlanga.

Eventually, she was signed to Blaqboy record label, owned by DJ Maphorisa, in 2018. She then walked into the limelight after she featured in the hit song Akulaleki. The singer then released her first album in 2019 titled Blossom. Awards Year Awards Category Recipients Results 2020 BET Awards Best New International Act Herself Winner 2020 South African Music Awards


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