Stars are born here

Black Coffee and DJ Shimza spinning the discs during the recent Red Bull Kas’Lami show at Moriting Park in Tembisa.

They may have moved out of the ghetto but these stars visit their motherland once in a while.

Jerry Skosana. A once famous soccer star, Jerry showed most aspiring soccer stars that it does not matter where you come from, you too can make it. Now rumoured to be a coach for local clubs in Tembisa, this guy is still a star in our eyes.

Keeping it in soccer, Mthokozisi Yende is another gentleman of soccer who hails from Tembisa. He is currently at Maritzburg United.

You cannot talk about soccer stars from Tembisa and not mention George Maluleka. He is one of the best to come out of Tembisa.

Mongezi, otherwise known as Tall Ass Mo, also hails from Tembisa. He is a comedian, talk show host and reality television star married to Mome.

Pearl Modiadie of Zaziwa on SABC 1 is from Tembisa. She is also the current ambassador for Avon, having started as a presenter on Craze.

Even thought the name gives it up, Tembisa Revolution became an instant hit on talent shows in South Africa. Their moves inspired youngsters from all corners of Mzansi.

 DJ Shimza, who hosts annual events in Tembisa, must be one of the famous DJ’s to have come out of Tembisa. He is good on the decks and brand savvy.

Speaking of DJ’s, Sibusiso Leope, is also from Tembisa as everybody knows.

Solly Mahlangu who is one of the most energetic gospel artists I know.

Ex Gospel Gold presenter and Joyous Celebration member, Steven Molakeng, also hails from Tembisa.


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