Training and mentoring crucial for local artists - Sibongile Khumalo
Sibongile Khumalo talks to Redi Tlhabi about the local music industry.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s Empress of Song, Sibongile Khumalo says training and mentoring is crucial for the development and survival of local artists.
She spoke to Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk’s Redi Tlhabi, shortly after the 2012 SAMA awards.
Local singing sensation Zahara walked away from the SAMAs with 8 awards, including Best Female Artist, Best Newcomer and the Best Album.
Khumalo says it’s cruial that Zahara doesn’t believe her own hype, but rather finds her own truth, “She needs to find her own truth in herself and up her game in the way that she writes her music”.