There is one historic event that stands out from the 90s era in South Africa – The 1994 first democratic elections.
Anyone born during the 90s era has always been put on some kind of a pedestal, in the streets they call them the "cool kids". However, these people, though still young, has grown up to become inspirational figures in our society.
ZAlebs has selected Mzansi media personalities that have made indelible strides within the arts. These media stars are serving as inspiration.
At only 28 years old, the actress has worked tirelessly to cement her name around the world.
This trailblazing rap star is definitely holding it down for his ’97 comrades. At the tender age of 21, Nasty has reached heights that even the 80s kids wouldn’t have dreamt of.
Dr Musa Mthombeni
The former YoTV presenter has made quite impressive transitions from kiddies shows, to more mature programmes such as Trending SA. His work outside the entertainment industry includes being a medical doctor, a whole doctor!
The former Isibaya actress has previously spoken out about how some people thought that she was still too young to get married, but that didn’t stop her from taking such a bold step in her youth. With an international film on the cards, her star will keep shinning brighter and brighter.
The Different hitmaker remains a firm inspiration in these streets. From winning SAMA awards for her debut album, Rosegold, to scoring sizzling car endorsement with Jaguar. Shekhinah has proven that 90s kids are not a lazy bunch. Main image credit: Instagram/@linda_mtoba