Sho Madjozi Biography

Sho Madjozi, her real name is Maya Wegerif. She is famously known as Sho Madjozi was born on the 9th of May in 1992.

Sho Madjozi has been in the game for more than two years now and is complimented for representing her Xitsonga culture through her dressing and use of language.

Sho Madjozi is one of the most creative artists in the game who is not boxed in by titles. She is one of the few rappers who rap over Gqom beats. Here are some of the facts about Sho Madjozi you did not know:

  • Sho Madjozi fluently speaks and creates music in Swahili, Xitsonga, and English.
  • In addition to being a rapper, she is a writer and a poet who became a published poet at the age of 11 and has a novel that she has not yet been published.
  • Sho Madjozi says that she was Inspired by Thandiswa Mazwai in terms of her choice to use her vernacular language in her music and her hairstyles.
  • Sho Madjozi went to South Hadley, Massachusetts, the United States to study African Studies and Creative Writing at Mount Holyoke College.

  • The rapper was born in a mixed family with her father being white and her mom being a Tsonga woman.
  • Just 2 years after dropping her first hit single Sho Madjozi has performed at events like the Afro-Punk Festival in New York and has been booked to perform at the Global Citizen Festival with big names like Jay Z, Beyonce, Chris Martin, and others.
  • Sho Madjozi is also a presenter on Nhlalala Ya Rixaka which she does in her home language Xitsonga.
  • Sho Madjozi is also an actress on the popular TV show on Mzansi Magic called Isithembiso.

Sho Madjozi Boyfriend

Sho Madjozi is currently dating Adrian Groening. Her boyfriend is a photographer and video producer. However, Madjozi barely talks about her boyfriend and put her best effort into protecting her boyfriend from the media.

Sho Madjozi was recently linked to Sjava. The musicians were spotted looking cozy at a music show shortly after the Durban July. Their fans were quick to label them boyfriend and girlfriend. Sho Madjozi set the record straight a few days later, saying she is just friends with Sjava.

Sho Madjozi Hairstyles

Sho Madjozi is known for her colorful hairstyles. Like many children who grew up in the 90s, Sho Madjozi rocked Boom Shaka’s popular braid hairstyles. These days she is inspired by Fulani and Tuareg braids worn by indigenous African tribes.

Sho Madjozi Net Worth

 The promising rapper and poet has certainly accumulated a hefty amount through her rap career and performing at various events.

All set to release her debut solo studio album “Limpopo Champions League” with Flourish and Multiply record label, Sho Madjozi will surely end up being one of the highest-earning artists in the South Africa entertainment industry.

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