Mmatema's next move

By Drum Digital
11 March 2016

Various words have been used to describe her: talented, soulful and even a powerhouse.

By Koketso Mashika

A day before her 24th birthday, we meet with Idols South Africa runner-up Mmatema Moremi at our offices in Auckland Park.

It’s a rainy Thursday morning and she’s dressed in trendy blue jeans and a white cropped top, revealing just enough of her new, leaner physique. Accompanying her is what she proudly calls “the posse behind Brand Mmatema”.

She might not have won the title in the popular reality singing show’s 11th season, but that hasn’t stopped this rising star from pursuing her dream, and a career as one of the country’s up-and-coming musicians.

“All I have ever wanted was to be on TV,” she says. Just about everything she’s done in life has been focused on that – Mmatema has been singing from a very young age.

Read more in the 17 March issue of DRUM.

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