Local Hip Hop artist Thabang Mabooe (30) also known as Chubby Thabz from mamelodi East Ext 8, Pretoria, is a man with a dream of uplifting mases through his music. Mabooe is also the director of Vernac swag records and a brand ambassador of a growing clothing company called “Keng kang”.

Mabooe, for his album called “Baby Jack Matlala” was nominated in the 012 City Awards for the category best new comer. He is also nominated for the Mama Awards for best hustler and at the GAMA Awards for best hip-hop artist. His dream is to leave a mark in the entertainment industry.

“I want to reach the broad African market, the music industry and making it a career has always been hard for new comers but I am glad that I am making it above all odds. Now I am looking forward to collecting all the awards I am nominated for. This is just the beginning and I am glad that my hustle doesn’t go unnoticed” says Chubby Thabz.

He added that his goal is to help develop other new comers in the industry as he understands the struggle of making a name for yourself in the music industry. He defines the industry as a demanding one requiring hard work, love and financial stability. “People fear challenges, I plea with young people to use their talents instead of complaining that’s why I have established a recording company that will help develop new comers in the music industry.” He concluded. #ladi_jaja?

Article By: Sandile Msomi.

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