Our Woman Crush Wednesday ( Thembi Seete )
Our Woman Crush Wednesday this week is a South African Kwaito star, television presenter and actress Thembi Seete, best known as one of the members of the kwaito super group Boom Shaka, from 1994-2000.
After the band broke up Seete simultaneously launched a solo music career and a career in acting. She played a minor role in the 2000 feature film Hijack stories, but first made her mark in the hard-hitting SABC 1 drama series Yizo Yizo, played the role of Lerato in the first two seasons of the drama series Gaz’lam, from 2002-2004, and made a final guest appearance in the show’s third season premiere, entitled “Ghosts of the Past”, which aired on 18 February 2005.
She has also presented the SABC1 music dance show Jika Majika for the first time 10 seasons, from 2006-2012. In 2012 Thembi was one of the seven choirmasters for the Mzansi Magic reality completion Clash of the Choirs South Africa, which aired in 2013. She mentored the choirs from the Free State. In 2015 she also joined e.tv soapie Rhythm City as Bongi, a drug addicted former superstar who has hit rock bottom and lost everything. We have seen her in many other television shows too.