Actress to release single
SOUTH Africa-based DJ Sharmaine Valerie Vera who once appeared in theSouth African soapie Rhythm City for two months playing the role of Miss Mhlongo is going to release her debut single next month titled ‘‘Maria’’.
‘‘Well, I have been performing as a DJ for an artiste for the past four years. This year I decided to go solo to focus more on myself hence I am releasing my debut single next month. I just want to put my country on the map because my aim is to get us recognised in the industry, not just Zimbabwe or South Africa but Africa as a whole,” she said.
DJ Vera is going to launch the new single on different online sites which include audiomark, soundcloud, data file host and iTunes where people will be able to stream and download the song. She will also playlist the song on radio stations in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Swaziland .
Vera is a vibrant young lady of Zambia and Zimbabwean origins, being the last born in a family of three girls. She was born in Hwange and grew up in Magwegwe in Bulawayo and relocated to South Africa where she did her matric. Vera enrolled at Unisa for a degree in Networking. She went on to venture into acting on TV soapies such as Scandal, Inkaba, Isidingo as an extra and had an extended period with Rhythm City.