Renowned media personality and former Idols SA judge, Somizi Mhlongo, recently introduced the up-and-coming singer ChubbyCheeks to an enthusiastic audience at the Zonke concert held at Pont de Val in Parys over the past weekend. ChubbyCheeks, the 17-year-old sensation behind the chart-topping hit “Kuyabongwa,” thrilled fans with their electrifying performance as the opening act for the legendary singer Zonke.
Mbali Buthelezi, popularly known as ChubbyCheeks, mesmerized the audience with her high-ethnergy performance. The 17-year-old Vaal born and bred singer/songwriter/producer delivered an unforgettable show, leaving fans in a state of frenzy. Fans were captivated by the electrifying atmosphere as they sang along to the hit single, creating an unforgettable experience. With her debut single, “Kuyabongwa,” already achieving over a million streams in just four months, ChubbyCheeks is quickly making a name for herself in the music industry.
In a video shared by Bali Sipamla of BaliOriginal, the crowd’s enthusiastic response can be witnessed, with fans dancing and singing along to ChubbyCheeks’ infectious music. The video, which quickly went viral across various social media platforms, has garnered thousands of views and comments from astonished fans, blown away by the young artist’s exceptional talent.
Reflecting on her first professional performance, ChubbyCheeks expressed her excitement and gratefulness, stating, “I’m so excited and grateful for the experience as this was my very first performance at a professional level, and seeing so many people singing along is an experience that I’ll never forget.”
With her undeniable talent and overwhelming fan support, ChubbyCheeks is set to leave an indelible mark on the South African music scene.