IN PICS | Mshoza during the last 15 years of her life

Mshoza's transformation over the past 15 years.
Mshoza's transformation over the past 15 years.

She was a kwaito icon in the early 2000s.

Known for her unique style and catchy lyrics, Mshoza shot to national fame and became the darling of the South African music scene.

Over the years she began releasing less music but it was her shocking transformation that had her name of everyone's lips once again.

New breasts, bigger lips, nose job, new cheeks – she’s done it all. She’s also become an ambassador for skin lightening and disregarded all the criticism that came with it.

Now, in tribute to the late star, we compiled 15 pictures of her epic transformation over the years.

Read more | Legendary Kwaito star Mshoza dies

2005-2010

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South African kwaito star, Mshoza on July 20, 2005 in Johannesburg, South Africa
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South African kwaito star, Mshoza on April 13, 2005 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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South African singing sensation and kwaito star, Mshoza, fondly known among her fans as Kwaito's First Lady.
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South Africa. Kwaito musician, Mshoza.
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Mshoza with her first born baby boy.
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South African kwaito star Mshoza during a portrait session on November 17 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2010-2012

South African kwaito star, Mshoza talks about her split from husband, Jacob Mnisi, on February 8, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mshoza with her daughter, Pride.
South African kwaito star, Mshoza since her skin bleaching procedure on October 21, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African kwaito star, Mshoza since her skin bleaching procedure on October 21, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African kwaito star Mshoza during a portrait session on November 17, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2012- 2020

Kwaito artist Mshoza during her lobola negotiations on November 25, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
shoza during the South African Music Awards (SAMA25) Nominees Announcement at the Alberton Civic Centre on April 25, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mshoza last photoshoot with Drum in studio.
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Mshoza at a Drum photoshoot with her kids for Mother's Day.

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