Following Rhythm City's final episode last night, everyone who has been impacted by the show has shared what the show did for their career.
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It is no secret that the show launched a lot of people’s careers. These are not just actors who were once involved with the show. These are sound engineers, people whose music was played on the show and the many artists that the show gave a platform to act and still got to be the show’s artists.
Name a person and they have probably been on the show. Kelly Khumalo who joined the show back in 2008 as Sunay was also on the show. She then took a break from the show, came back in 2013 with a pregnancy that surprised the viewers. Bucie Nqwiliso and singer Moneoa also had a stint on the show.
After production wrapped up Nompilo Gwala who played the role of Nandi, shared an emotional video on set, she said, "Today Rhythm City picture wrapped. What an amazing journey it has been. Teary goodbyes and heartfelt gratitude. My heart is full and anticipating what’s to come. Thank you to every single one of you who have watched and supported me since my first appearance on the show. See you again soon"
This is what everyone said following Rhythm City’s epic end last night:
Bohlokwa Larona Mpiti said, "What a time man! I’d like to thank @eRhythmCity , @Quizzical_P and @etv for the opportunity they’ve given me to fulfill a burning desire of showcasing my talent! Most importantly I’d like to thank EVERY SINGLE one of you guys for welcoming ‘Zak’ into your homes"
Relebogile Mabotja said, "Thank you for the memories! #RhythmCity"
Nompilo Gwala said, "Queen Nandi.👑It’s been a pleasure embodying this FIERCE Ndlovukazi. Grateful for the love on this journey. Till we meet again (in story land) my loves"
@MmabathoMontsho said, "#RhythmCity was the first production to give me a chance to transition from acting into directing. After leaving the show on-screen, I trained in multi-camera directing and got my first taste of the “Hot Seat”. Thank you for making a mark in all of our careers! ♥️"
Bonga Percy said, "Farewell, #RhythmCity. Spent 6 years of my life there (2007-2013), where we created some iconic characters and wrote memorable storylines. Made great friends, created lots of music with @DonaldInDenial @MalikZwane @Thasmant etc. I’ll forever be grateful for that show"
@zola_hashatsi said, "Even though I never had a scene with Queen Nandi Ngobese but I love you @nompilogwala let's make more magic again soon. Thank [email protected] @quizzical_pictures #RhythmCity"
Nathaniel Junior Singo said, "@eRhythmCity what a journey! I remember when I joined the show as Sakhile & had the opportunity to work with @dumantando20 my first on-screen lover!! It was a launching pad for many great talents in SA. Good vibes. Good run! Thank you for the memories. Head bowed #RhythmCity"
@Sleezy_Luciano said, "Well...Thank you so much for this opportunity. Playing the role of a Sound Engineer on a few episodes surely did a lot for me and my career, this was a create start for me. Ngyabonga #RhythmCity"
What will you miss the most on Rhythm City?
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