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‘Dance is an escape from the drama’ Sha Sha tells Gal-Dem in interview

“South Africa is a dance nation. Partying is part of the culture,” laughs Sha Sha, real name Charmaine Shamiso Mapimbiro. The 28-year-old Zimbabwe-born singer-songwriter is one of key players at the forefront of amapiano, a house-hybrid genre that is now taking over the globe. We meet on Zoom a day after her triumphant debut gig in London. “It shocked me, seeing people mouth the words of every one of my lyrics!” she beams. “Amapiano is global now and it’s amazing!”  

Written by: Cici Peng

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