Mlindo comes out of shell

Shy hit­maker has a stage pres­ence

Sunday World - - Sunday Report - By Kyle Zee­man

He may be one of the big­gest stars in Mzansi with sin­gles that are rac­ing up the chart‚ but AmaB­lesser hit­maker Mlindo the Vo­cal­ist was once told that he would not make it in the in­dus­try be­cause he is too shy.

The star shot to fame when videos of him singing cov­ers to pop­u­lar songs were posted by DJ Mapho­risa‚ who took him un­der his wing and told TshisaLIVE that he al­ways knew that singing was his call­ing in life.

But oth­ers around him tried to dis­cour­age him by point­ing out that the in­dus­try would swal­low him alive.

“Peo­ple around me knew about my singing and knew I was tal­ented but they knew the in­dus­try and thought I would not make it be­cause I was so shy. They said it would break me; that I wasn’t made for it be­cause I was so shy. So I tried to work on my con­fi­dence.”

Mlindo has come out of his shell more since burst­ing onto the scene but says he still prefers to sit back and watch.

He may be shy but Mlindo has a stage pres­ence that ex­udes con­fi­dence in his mu­sic. He said this came from shar­ing what he loves.

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