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Lesson is a Xitsonga Music Awards 2019 Nominee

Lesson Makhubele whose love for rap music began at the age of 11 is a nominee for the Munghana Lonene FM Xitsonga Music Awards 2019 in the Xitsonga Hip Hop Category.

Although born in Alexandra, a township in the north of Johanneburg; Lesson prides himself as a boy from Ka-Phaphazela in Malamulele. He ventured into Tsonga Rap because he felt it was necessary and relevant to represent Tsonga people and be the voice for the voiceless. He believes Xitsonga is a nice language and has come to learn that it is even nicer when combined with a rap beat. His music career has proven to be successful as he has also released an album called Fresh Air, it includes popular songs such as Good Vibe, Lady Love and Xikwembu. Watch the video below  to learn more about Lesson as he chats to Hlulani Masingi and MC Bloq.

Lesson is a nominee for the 15th annual Xitsonga Music Awards (XMA15) hosted by Munghana Lonene FM on 29 and 30 March in Giyani, Limpopo.

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Hlulani Masingi

Hlulani Masingi, also known as Hlulz; is a young, vibrant and witty black South African Tsonga woman with a solid education and seven years media experience. She graduated at the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelors Degree in Media Studies and English Literature and Honours Degree in Media Studies and is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in African Languages and Linguistics in the Media at the same institution.

Born in Johannesburg and raised at ka-Mhinga, an underpriviledged village in Limpopo, Hlulani is a determined individual and regardless of her impoverished background, she has a variety of interests that include PR, Communications, Marketing and Events, her passion is Creative Writing. She has always had a strong thirst for knowledge and could already write the word ‘mother’ in her home language at the age of four. She started her first year of varsity at the age of 16. After working as an Online Editor from 2014 until 2017, Hlulani Masingi founded Shangazine – an online title focused on celebrating Xitsonga people’s traditional and contemporary lifestyle.

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