Top 5 Musicians Who Also Act 2019 – SA Musicians Who Are Also Actors 2019 -Everyone wishes to be multi-talented. There’s actually a term for these types of people: polymath.
This means a polymath is a person who is knowledgeable in many areas (Acting, music, etc). We have put to focus on five musicians who also can act on screen. How Powerful is that? Talk about being multi-faceted.
1. Anga ( NaaqMusiq)
He has gone through it all. In terms of acting, Anga has done a lot of projects from Generations as MJ Memela a son of Mawande and Sibusiso, he went on to work with one of the famous household names in the acting industry, The Fergusons. He was one of the lead actors in their hit drama Igazi which was one of Mzansi’s Magic most-watched show on Dstv and it scooped many awards and bagged a lot of nominations.
2. Candy Tsa Mandebele
Candy Tsa Mandebele is one of the most authentic stars we have in Mzansi, always being real about her life and her struggles, and having recently bagged a role on Giyani: Land Of Blood, she opened up about how hard it was to read her scripts. Candy plays the role of a flamboyant village shebeen queen, Diana, complete with the “Shoprite-like eyebrow pencil drawn eyebrows” and a loud personality to match. Fans have welcomed her character with love and she’s one of the people that have stood out as authentic in a cast full of stars.
3. Ihhashi Elimhlophe
Legendary maskandi musician Ihhashi Elimhlophe debutes his acting career on Mzansi Magic‘s news drama, Ifalakhe. The 13-part series tells the story of the Okuhle tribe who wage a war against the Khanya people who have been raiding their cattle and killing their women and children. Ihhashi will play Ndukuzakhe, the King of the Khanya tribe. The cast includes Bheki Sibiya, Bheki Ngcobo, Chris Radebe and Sthandwa Nzuza.
4. Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Xitsonga drama series Giyani: Land of Blood may be a massive hit with TV audiences but veteran musician and actress Yvonne Chaka Chaka is not surprised because she believes Mzansi has been waiting a long time for Xitsonga to take its place in the spotlight.
Yvonne plays the role of Gladys on the show, a no-nonsense matriarch who at times borders on cruel.
The series, which revolves around a conflict between two families over land and the banana plantation built on it got rave reviews from fans after its debut episode last week.
5. Keabetswe “KB” Motsilanyane
Keabetswe “KB” Motsilanyane who is popularly known as KB is a singer, songwriter, model, stage performer and an actor. She made her television debut in 2001. I first remember her on the ETV soapie Backstage for her role as KayBee. Perhaps this is where she got her stage name from and if so we do thank Backstage. They just simplified everything. In 2007 she landed a role on Rhythm City the show that replaced Backstage on ETV. On Rhythm City she played the role of Lucilla Vilakazi for 7 years.