What comes up, must come down and these ZAlebs have seen it all, from riches to rags but luckily for some, they have managed to build themselves back up into being wealthy and relevant in this cutthroat industry.
According to reports found on City Press, Pitch Black Afro has once been homeless after having grabbed Mzanzi’s attention with his Styling Gel album (produced by DJ Cleo) Pitch Black Afro – real name Thulani Ncgobo – became a struggling artist as he was said to be homeless. And hopping from one place to another in Johannesburg.
The shocking news first surfaced after the musicians name appeared alongside others who received free houses built by African Musicians Against HIV/Aids (Amaha). The organisation’s chief operating officer, Shakes Mavundla, had confirmed to City Press that Amaha would build a house for him
No reports have been made on where he is right now, apart from his musical come back
Izinja’ hitmaker Mapaputsi made it big after releasing two albums, however, The citizen has reported that the musician was once kicked out of his townhouse, but later redeemed himself as a chef at Kalawa Jazmee and is said to be very grateful for the opportunity.
Media personality Somizi Mhlongo might be living the dream now, however he admits in his book Dominoes Unbreakable spirit ,that because of his reckless lifestyle, he ended up broke and in debt until he's Wuuu Shem! moment which included choreographing the 2010 world cup and his feature on Idols SA
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