Behind the ‘legend’

2015-05-21 06:00


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LEGEND Lady Thabile Msane was born in Bhobhoyi and grew up in Margate­ before moving to Gamalakhe “Ikasi Lami”.

She completed matric at Merlewood Secondary in 2010.

Msane said she has always had interest in the media and entertainment industry.

“I started my career at Love Life because of my love of working with the community. I facilitated life-skill programmes in rural schools, teaching the youth how to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Msane.

The young radio personality and brand embassador started her radio career at Ugu Youth Radio co-hosting Impressive Start that aired weekdays at 2am. Msane later moved to the breakfast show.

Msane said she enjoys being on the radio because of the love she has for people, speaking and listening to their views on life.

Because of her curiosity she is hands-on many projects and youth programmes on the South Coast.

The Legend Lady is a brand ambassador of Golden Mysticx Designs by Zamabhele Ntshangase a young designer from Gamalakhe.

Ntshangase’s range focuses on African lifestyle and boasts a full range of accessories.

Msane has the potential to be a programme director at events - fashion, entertainment, social, jazz formal and traditional gatherings.

“I am an extrovert, I like speaking in public and I talk a lot.”

Msane’s inspiration is her grandmother.

“My grandmother keeps me going, she has been so supportive since the passing of my mother. Umajali kamKham is my legend lady,” she said.

Msane is studying at Esayisi TVET in human resource management. She is also a member of the SRC - social co-ordinator, specialising in event management for the school.

Her short-term goal is building a career in radio production and broadcasting.

She was also on the Vukamzansi Breakfast Show with Ukhozi FM Linda Sibiya, one of her biggest highlights.

Msane is mentored by Linda Sibiya and he says she should focus on her studies because she is young and the rest shall follow.

I am an extrovert, I like speaking in public and I talk a lot

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