5 interesting facts you don’t know about Bucie!


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Her husband Nhlanhla proposed marriage three months into the relationship.

As women we are conditioned to think there’s a certain time we should date someone and only after that period we can then get married. There was no waiting with us – Nhlanhla told me I was the person he’d been waiting and looking for and I had everything he wanted in a woman. He always says what he loves most about me.”


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Aphiwe is her second child; she has an 11 year old son, Xolani.

“It honestly feels like the first time. With my first pregnancy I was 18 then and after giving birth my parents took the child and raised him where he stayed with them in Stilfontein, North West until recently, so I could continue with my studies and chase my dreams. This time around, I’m raising my son from birth and while everything feels new, I’m enjoying it to the fullest.”

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After an endometriosis operation in January, she was told it would be impossible to have kids.

“I was a mom of one already but hearing bad news hurt. I had always wanted my boy to have siblings and now it was highly impossible. That broke my heart. But fortunately God works in mysterious ways, I found out I was pregnant with my son Aphiwe, six months after that operation.”

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Her water broke while performing.

“I gave birth early at 27 weeks, which was odd as I had a smooth pregnancy. The doctor had said it was safe for me to travel and perform. My water broke while I was perfoming! I couldn’t let my fans down, so I continued singing and finished the show, and only went to hospital after. I was examined and both baby and I were fine. Two weeks later, however, Aphiwe was born.”

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Even after announcing Rebirth will be her last album, she’ll still be in the music industry.

“I’ll do features and write. I plan to sign only women under my label as I know how difficult it is to get ahead. Female artists must know they don’t have to sell their soul to get recognition.”

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