Interview With The talented Sgabiso Cheetah.
“The way up is to go down. Nobody wants to be associated with arrogant person, with humility you are paving your own way to the top.”
Sgabiso, (real name Lindelani Sthabiso Njoko) is a young creative artist who is new in the music industry but is already flourishing. Gauteng Lifestyle magazine caught up with the songstress, handsome and talented Lindelani Njoko. In this inspiring interview, Lindelani speaks about his career in the music scene, future aspirations and her journey so far in the entertainment industry.
GLM: Who is Sgabiso?
Sgabiso: I am a singer, dancer and songwriter.
GLM: How did your love for maskandi music came about?
Sgabiso: I started singing at an early age when I was at primary school where we used to form isichathamiya or gospel groups. Over time and progressively more matured and advanced in the craft of singing, I came to Johannesburg in 2007 and join a group called Amaskopion as a dancer. Later on I was introduced to Mjikijelwa and I became his official soprano singer.
GLM: Describe yourself in one word
GLM: What makes you remain humble?
Sgabiso: The way up is to go down. Nobody wants to be associated with arrogant person, with humility you are paving your own way to the top.
GLM: what have you learned from being a celebrity?
Sgabiso: Firstly it is interesting because you have m any advantages and opportunities but it is not something to be immodest about because fame comes and go. Be respectful and loving.
GLM: What does it mean to be a maskandi music?
Sgabiso: It means a lot to me because it reminds me of who I am and where do I come from as a Zuluboy.
GLM: What are you doing to empower young people in your community?
Sgabiso For now I do not have much resources, I do what I can to assist those who want to join the music industry.
GLM: Other than music what are you doing?
Sgabiso: I am a full-time employee, I also want to be an event organizer in the near future.
GLM: Who is your best friend in the industry and why?
Sgabiso: I do not have a best friend but I acknowledge everyone who is a brother and mentor to me.
GLM: Your advice to young people out there
Sgabiso: Education is the key.
GLM: Where can people get your music?
Sgabiso: My music is available on various stores namely, JETMUSIC,DAKOTA etc.
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By: Khanyisile Mseleni