Wiseman Mncube as Mandoza-Image source@InstagramWiseman Mncube as Mandoza-Image source@Instagram

‘Mandoza would be proud’: Wiseman Mncube’s Nkalakatha Performance Impresses Fans

Wiseman Mncube, the celebrated actor, recently performed Kwaito legend Mandoza’s smash hit Nkalakatha. His fire performance set social media abuzz and led to the late rapper topping trends years after his death. Mncube even pulled some of Mandoza’s signature dance moves, convincing many that he is a jack of all trades. The video of his performance has gained thousands of reactions and comments.


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Mzansi Reacts to Wiseman Mncube’s Performance

South Africans were more than convinced that the showrunners of the upcoming Mandoza biopic did the right thing in picking the seasoned actor to star as the late muso. Many took to social media to express their excitement and approval of Mncube’s performance.

@bigzulu_sa commented: Usuyi Nkalakatha ngqo iphila kuwe🙏🏿🤝

@abdul_khoza posted: “This is such an honourable way of LAUNCHING something like this..History shall be 📺. CONGRATULATIONS MY KING👊🏿.”

@mmapsonly commented: “This is really 🔥🔥🔥🔥 So excited for this body of work!!💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽.”

@zenzelenhle posted: “Last slide “Abasazi by Chiskop” 👏🏾👏🏾what a throwback.”

Nkalakatha: The Life of Mandoza

Wiseman Mncube as Mandoza-Image Source@Instagram
Wiseman Mncube as Mandoza-Image Source@Instagram

The biopic, titled Nkalakatha: The Life of Mandoza, is set to premiere on BET_Africa on 16 August 2023. It is a six-part drama series with Wiseman Mncube playing the role of the Kwaito legend and award-winning actress Lorraine Maropa as Mpho, Mandoza’s wife. Mandoza, born Edmund Mduduzi Tshabalala, was a celebrated Kwaito legend best known for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry. He died in 2016 after a long battle with pharyngeal cancer.

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