Vhudi's Elimination Leaves Many Saddened

My 'Yoki Yoki' hitmaker had already became a fan favourite

By  | Aug 31, 2020, 10:55 AM  | Somizi Mhlongo  | Top of The

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Popular 'My Yoki Yoki' hitmaker Vhudi Mamphwe's Idols SA journey was short lived after last nights intense theater week.

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Vhudi Idols journey began in Johannesburg where he stunned the judges, Somizi Mhlongo, Unathi Nkayi, Randall Abrahams and Buhle Mda with his audition and had them singing along to the catchy Vhenda vocals.

Shortly after his performance, he trended on social media making him an instant viewer favourite with many singing his praises for his unique performance.

His new found fame scored him studio time to record the song showing that he has a promising future in the music industry whether he continued on Idols SA or not. 

"What a beautiful day recording my upcoming single #MyYokiYoki. This was my first time in studio. Thank you Jesus & everyone who's working on this with me," he captioned his post. 

I mean, he even got Nigerian superstar Davido requesting him to DM him after giving him a young shout out. 

Last night of the popular singing competition saw Vhudi exiting the competition and leaving many shocked at how early he left. However, his elimination did not deter him from continuing making music as he announced that his song 'My Yoki Yoki' will be released soon. Topping the trends list after his performance he could not believe the love he received, "Thank you @IdolsSA for the opportunity and the platform."
"What an incredible journey I've had on @idolssa. Thank you to everyone who started supporting me from my first audition. I appreciate you all! Great news: I will be releasing #MyYokiYoki soon! We will announce release date this week!"

Even though he left during the early stages of the competition he still scored himself supporters who vowed to support his music.

Here are some of the reactions following last night's eliminations:

He explained the meaning of his catchy song to Sowetan, the 20-year-old said he was trying to capture a special someone with his song when he wrote it. 

“I was trying to impress someone when I wrote the song,” he told the publication. 

“I didn’t get the girl, but she was very excited about the song. Yes, My Yoki Yoki is shortened from 'My Yonkinto’. It just came up as I was writing the song," he told the publication.

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