‘I learnt to be kind and gentle with myself’ - lockdown lessons from Sho Madjozi

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 A Pan-African rapper, singer and songwriter, Sho Madjozi’s multilingual practice gives her continent wide resonance. (Photograph supplied)
A Pan-African rapper, singer and songwriter, Sho Madjozi’s multilingual practice gives her continent wide resonance. (Photograph supplied)

In March 2021, Nedbank launched the YouthX programme to educate and engage the youth on various topics to help them unlock their full potential. As a part of the programme, they partnered with Sho Madjozi as an arts and entertainment changemaker. A Pan-African rapper, singer and songwriter, Sho Madjozi's multilingual practice gives her continentwide resonance. The Covid-19 pandemic affected Madjozi's ability to work, as it did with most cultural practitioners. Looking back, she shares her thoughts on how people in the entertainment industry can thrive during a pandemic. 

What practical steps can artists take now to make sure they are set for success after the pandemic? 

I think, make sure your paperwork is on point. Register your songs at the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) and make sure you are earning from your digital streams. 

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