Big Shaq grew up in South Africa?

Well, this comes as a shock.

By  | Jun 27, 2018, 03:39 AM

Big Shaq

South Africa's ascendence into world stardom has a lot of international artists associating themselves with our beloved country.

Some have been doing this for a while, while others have actually grown up in South Africa. Like Michael Dapaah aka Big Shaq of 'Mans not hot' fame. Let's refresh your memories real quick.

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On the red carpet of the BET Awards, the comedian revealed to journalist Pearl Boshomane that he, in actuality used to live in South Africa. East London to be exact. 

He went on to share that he was going to come back for a visit real soon. First Naomi Campbell, now Big Shaq? Whoa. Before London man's been in the REAL East London. We're glad to see him actually shouting out and showing love to where he comes from. 

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