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The Qwabe Twins, Viggy and Virginia, rose to fame after their controversial exit from Idols SA. After they left, their careers have skyrocketed and are signed under DJ Tira.

Personal life

Viggy and Virginia Qwabe, singing sisters, form the band Q Twins. The 24-year-old sisters who were born on 29 April 1997 rose to prominence in the music industry after appearing on the South African Idol talent show.

They have since collaborated on a song called Hamba with DJ Tira. With their beautiful vocals that pull the emotion out of their listeners, the Q Twins are beginning to make a name for themselves in the African music industry.

Peculiar difference between the Qwabe Twins

During a 2020 interview with SowetanLive on YouTube, the Qwabe Twins revealed to the world their peculiar qualities that many people cannot see under their doppelgänger and matching outfits. We listed them below.

Viggy is a better cook while Virginia simply can’t cook.

Viggy is older than Virginia by seconds. She came out first during birth.

Viggy’s nickname is Manana and Virginia’s is Thaa.

When it comes to getting prepared, Viggy spends the most time because she has to do her face.

The Qwabe Twins' favourite colour is peach.

On dressing, Virginia Qwabe loves crop-tops, dresses, skirts and high-heel shoes, while Viggy Qwabe loves pants, truckies, sneakers, big t-shirts, and doesn’t like wearing girl stuff.

Schooling

The Afro-pop Qwabe twins went to Nonoti Primary School and Nonoti Senior Secondary School.

Career

The 2019 South African idols show is where the Qwabe Twins made their first public appearances in the South African music scene. The twins auditioned individually for the show and impressed the Msanzi nation. 

Though they never won the competition, one of South Africa’s biggest names in entertainment Dj Tira was more than impressed that he took the Qwabe twins under his wing. Viggy and Virginia’s hamba song, their first single was produced under the record label Afrotainment. DJ Tira featured in the song which became a major hit. Qwabe twins Hamba has over 12 million views on YouTube.

Qwabe Twins music is largely produced by the two. Viggy Qwabe is the songwriter and Virginia Qwabe does the melody and rhythm. The pair released their first album in 2020 called “The Gift of Love”. Viggy and Virginia’s best song in the album is Umuhule. They revealed this during an interview with a South African publication, Drum. Umuhule speaks about the difficulties they faced during the SA Idols competition.

Here are the other Qwabe twins songs in the album: Ziyakala, Laba Abantu, Show Me, Ama Gifts, Sobabili, Amanga Abantu and Vuma, Soka Lami. 

Musical Journey

Singing has always been a part of their lives. The two are said to have begun writing songs at a young age. They sang songs in church a lot of the time.

They wanted to compete in the 14th season of Idols SA in 2018, but they lacked the courage to face a large audience.

They gained the self-assurance they lacked in 2018 and decided to compete in the Idols 2019 edition.

Viggy Qwabe Idols' performance was promising. Unfortunately, she dropped out of the competition after her twin was eliminated.

The controversial exit of the SA Idols twins, Virgy and Virginia from the competition was seemingly a blessing in disguise. It acted as a launchpad to the Q Twins music career that has made them one of Msanzi's favourite duo.

Two music industry titans, Zahara and DJ Tira, expressed an interest in managing the Q Twins idols and help them realise their dreams. Virginia and Viggy chose DJ Tira of Afrotainment record label and today they are the most beloved musical twins in South Africa.

Relationship 

The Qwabe twins have stated unequivocally that they are not dating and they are both single and have no partners.

They both have no plan to have children anytime soon. The Qwabe twins are open to a polygamous marriage so that they will not be separated for the rest of their lives.

Family 

Viggy and Virginia’s parents are pastors. The name of Qwabe twin’s father is Pastor Lawrence Qwabe, the founder of Pure Freedom Christ. Though there is not much information on their mother, the Qwabe Twins revealed during an interview on the Afternoon Express talk show that their mother is also a pastor.

The Qwabe twins have no other siblings.

Controversies

The Qwabe Twins still hold the title of the new kids on the block since they gained fame after their appearance on the 2019 South African Idols programme. However, in the short period that they have taken over the South African music industry, the Qwabe Twins have also courted some controversies.

Qwabe Twins and Idols South Africa

The emergence of the Qwabe Twins began with a controversy in 2019 when one of them pulled out of the 15th edition of the Idols South Africa talent show after her sister was eliminated.

The decision sparked debate as to why Viggy left the show after Virginia was eliminated.

Viggy pulled out in solidarity with her sister after screenshots of WhatsApp conversations surfaced on social media accusing fellow contestant Snenhlanhla 'Sneziey' Msomi of bullying the twins.

The Qwabe Twins and Sneziey have been trending on social media for a long time, with most people insulting the remaining contestant.

Mzansi Magic and Idols SA issued a statement denying that Sneziey bullied the Qwabe Twins. Instead, they clarified that Viggy withdrew from the competition of her own free will.

Qwabe Twins passionate kiss in public

In early 2020, a video of the two sisters kissing sparked a lot of speculation.

They can be seen affectionately hugging each other before staring into each other's eyes and sharing a kiss on the lips. The video was posted on the Hamba hitmakers' joint Instagram page.

Although some fans found the post cute, others thought it was disturbing. Some people accused them of incest and others questioned their sexuality.

The Qwabe twins shot down the rumours that they might be dating, insisting that they are not a couple but just sisters.

Qwabe Twins body shamed

People just can't stop making fun of how the Qwabe Twins look. Recently a man known as Lyod Mwape put an old picture of the Q Twins side by side with a recent one and claimed that all the glow they ooze currently is due to money.

The post divided the netizens with some laughing it out but many condemned the post saying Africans are the only race that rejoices in bringing others down.

Car

The Q twins are proud owners of a white BMW sedan that was gifted to them by their record label boss DJ Tira.

The Qwabe Twins have also been spotted severally riding a black 2022 Audi S5 convertible whose asking price is slightly over $63,000 dollars.

House

While celebrating their milestone of achieving 1,000,000 views on Youtube, the Q Twins gave their fans a sneak peek of their beautiful mansion. The house has a beautiful well-trimmed garden with a trampoline, a nice dining area and spacious rooms.

Net Worth

The Qwabe Twins are making big bucks. However, their net worth is not in the public domain. We shall update you as soon as we get hold of the information.

Awards & Recognition

In 2021, the Qwabe twins, Viggy and Virginia, won their first-ever award at the South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (Satma Awards). They won two awards for Best Female Group and Best Traditional Collaboration.

They took part in the 15th season of Idols South Africa in 2019. 

Social Media 

Qwabe Twins Instagram: @Official.qwabetwins   

Qwabe Twins Twitter: @Qwabe_Twins_

Qwabe Twins Facebook: @OfficialQTwins

Q & A

Who are the parents of the Qwabe Twins?

Lawrence Qwabe is the father of the Qwabe twins, however, there is little or no information about their mother.

Are the Qwabe Twins dating?

No, they are just sisters.

How old are they?

Viggy and Virginia’s age is 24-years.

What happened to the Qwabe Twins at the Idols?

In the 2019 Idols South Africa, one of the twins Virginia Qwabe was eliminated. In a dramatic twist, her twin Viggy decided to quit the competition too.

Where do the Qwabe Twins come from?

The Q-Twins are from a village called Insinga-Kwadukuza, KwaZulu-Natal in the coastal South African province.

Birthday:
29 April 1997
Nationality:
South Africa
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Insinga-Kwadukuza, KwaZulu-Natal

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Birthday:
29 April 1997
Nationality:
South Africa
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Insinga-Kwadukuza, KwaZulu-Natal

About

The Qwabe Twins, Viggy and Virginia, rose to fame after their controversial exit from Idols SA. After they left, their careers have skyrocketed and are signed under DJ Tira.

Personal life

Viggy and Virginia Qwabe, singing sisters, form the band Q Twins. The 24-year-old sisters who were born on 29 April 1997 rose to prominence in the music industry after appearing on the South African Idol talent show.

They have since collaborated on a song called Hamba with DJ Tira. With their beautiful vocals that pull the emotion out of their listeners, the Q Twins are beginning to make a name for themselves in the African music industry.

Peculiar difference between the Qwabe Twins

During a 2020 interview with SowetanLive on YouTube, the Qwabe Twins revealed to the world their peculiar qualities that many people cannot see under their doppelgänger and matching outfits. We listed them below.

Viggy is a better cook while Virginia simply can’t cook.

Viggy is older than Virginia by seconds. She came out first during birth.

Viggy’s nickname is Manana and Virginia’s is Thaa.

When it comes to getting prepared, Viggy spends the most time because she has to do her face.

The Qwabe Twins' favourite colour is peach.

On dressing, Virginia Qwabe loves crop-tops, dresses, skirts and high-heel shoes, while Viggy Qwabe loves pants, truckies, sneakers, big t-shirts, and doesn’t like wearing girl stuff.

Schooling

The Afro-pop Qwabe twins went to Nonoti Primary School and Nonoti Senior Secondary School.

Career

The 2019 South African idols show is where the Qwabe Twins made their first public appearances in the South African music scene. The twins auditioned individually for the show and impressed the Msanzi nation. 

Though they never won the competition, one of South Africa’s biggest names in entertainment Dj Tira was more than impressed that he took the Qwabe twins under his wing. Viggy and Virginia’s hamba song, their first single was produced under the record label Afrotainment. DJ Tira featured in the song which became a major hit. Qwabe twins Hamba has over 12 million views on YouTube.

Qwabe Twins music is largely produced by the two. Viggy Qwabe is the songwriter and Virginia Qwabe does the melody and rhythm. The pair released their first album in 2020 called “The Gift of Love”. Viggy and Virginia’s best song in the album is Umuhule. They revealed this during an interview with a South African publication, Drum. Umuhule speaks about the difficulties they faced during the SA Idols competition.

Here are the other Qwabe twins songs in the album: Ziyakala, Laba Abantu, Show Me, Ama Gifts, Sobabili, Amanga Abantu and Vuma, Soka Lami. 

Musical Journey

Singing has always been a part of their lives. The two are said to have begun writing songs at a young age. They sang songs in church a lot of the time.

They wanted to compete in the 14th season of Idols SA in 2018, but they lacked the courage to face a large audience.

They gained the self-assurance they lacked in 2018 and decided to compete in the Idols 2019 edition.

Viggy Qwabe Idols' performance was promising. Unfortunately, she dropped out of the competition after her twin was eliminated.

The controversial exit of the SA Idols twins, Virgy and Virginia from the competition was seemingly a blessing in disguise. It acted as a launchpad to the Q Twins music career that has made them one of Msanzi's favourite duo.

Two music industry titans, Zahara and DJ Tira, expressed an interest in managing the Q Twins idols and help them realise their dreams. Virginia and Viggy chose DJ Tira of Afrotainment record label and today they are the most beloved musical twins in South Africa.

Relationship 

The Qwabe twins have stated unequivocally that they are not dating and they are both single and have no partners.

They both have no plan to have children anytime soon. The Qwabe twins are open to a polygamous marriage so that they will not be separated for the rest of their lives.

Family 

Viggy and Virginia’s parents are pastors. The name of Qwabe twin’s father is Pastor Lawrence Qwabe, the founder of Pure Freedom Christ. Though there is not much information on their mother, the Qwabe Twins revealed during an interview on the Afternoon Express talk show that their mother is also a pastor.

The Qwabe twins have no other siblings.

Controversies

The Qwabe Twins still hold the title of the new kids on the block since they gained fame after their appearance on the 2019 South African Idols programme. However, in the short period that they have taken over the South African music industry, the Qwabe Twins have also courted some controversies.

Qwabe Twins and Idols South Africa

The emergence of the Qwabe Twins began with a controversy in 2019 when one of them pulled out of the 15th edition of the Idols South Africa talent show after her sister was eliminated.

The decision sparked debate as to why Viggy left the show after Virginia was eliminated.

Viggy pulled out in solidarity with her sister after screenshots of WhatsApp conversations surfaced on social media accusing fellow contestant Snenhlanhla 'Sneziey' Msomi of bullying the twins.

The Qwabe Twins and Sneziey have been trending on social media for a long time, with most people insulting the remaining contestant.

Mzansi Magic and Idols SA issued a statement denying that Sneziey bullied the Qwabe Twins. Instead, they clarified that Viggy withdrew from the competition of her own free will.

Qwabe Twins passionate kiss in public

In early 2020, a video of the two sisters kissing sparked a lot of speculation.

They can be seen affectionately hugging each other before staring into each other's eyes and sharing a kiss on the lips. The video was posted on the Hamba hitmakers' joint Instagram page.

Although some fans found the post cute, others thought it was disturbing. Some people accused them of incest and others questioned their sexuality.

The Qwabe twins shot down the rumours that they might be dating, insisting that they are not a couple but just sisters.

Qwabe Twins body shamed

People just can't stop making fun of how the Qwabe Twins look. Recently a man known as Lyod Mwape put an old picture of the Q Twins side by side with a recent one and claimed that all the glow they ooze currently is due to money.

The post divided the netizens with some laughing it out but many condemned the post saying Africans are the only race that rejoices in bringing others down.

Car

The Q twins are proud owners of a white BMW sedan that was gifted to them by their record label boss DJ Tira.

The Qwabe Twins have also been spotted severally riding a black 2022 Audi S5 convertible whose asking price is slightly over $63,000 dollars.

House

While celebrating their milestone of achieving 1,000,000 views on Youtube, the Q Twins gave their fans a sneak peek of their beautiful mansion. The house has a beautiful well-trimmed garden with a trampoline, a nice dining area and spacious rooms.

Net Worth

The Qwabe Twins are making big bucks. However, their net worth is not in the public domain. We shall update you as soon as we get hold of the information.

Awards & Recognition

In 2021, the Qwabe twins, Viggy and Virginia, won their first-ever award at the South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (Satma Awards). They won two awards for Best Female Group and Best Traditional Collaboration.

They took part in the 15th season of Idols South Africa in 2019. 

Social Media 

Qwabe Twins Instagram: @Official.qwabetwins   

Qwabe Twins Twitter: @Qwabe_Twins_

Qwabe Twins Facebook: @OfficialQTwins

Q & A

Who are the parents of the Qwabe Twins?

Lawrence Qwabe is the father of the Qwabe twins, however, there is little or no information about their mother.

Are the Qwabe Twins dating?

No, they are just sisters.

How old are they?

Viggy and Virginia’s age is 24-years.

What happened to the Qwabe Twins at the Idols?

In the 2019 Idols South Africa, one of the twins Virginia Qwabe was eliminated. In a dramatic twist, her twin Viggy decided to quit the competition too.

Where do the Qwabe Twins come from?

The Q-Twins are from a village called Insinga-Kwadukuza, KwaZulu-Natal in the coastal South African province.