Former 999 Music and Soulistic Music artist, Thiwe, who is currently signed with Sony Music stable, maybe known for her sensation singing talent, but there is more that the singer-songwriter is happy to share with the world.
The Crazy hit single vocalist, from Bloemfontein, who released her debut album Who Am I in 2007 at the age of 22, shared her top 20 ‘about me’ list on social media platform.
Born Thiyiwe Suezett Mbola, the 29-year-old star also revealed her future plans, which include ‘to start a label that will discover, nurture and guide young talented female singers’.
Sharing with 5000+ Facebook friends, Thiwe wrote:
20 Things You Didn’t Know About Me
1. I don’t feel comfortable around strangers. It takes me a while to “let them in” and most people mistake that for bitchiness.
2. I have a half sister who is four years older than me and a half brother who’s about 12 years old.
3. I grew up daddy’s little girl and I still remain the one person after my little sister who can twist my daddy’s arm.
4. My strength and fighting spirit are qualities I get from my mom,maternal and paternal grandmothers.
5. If money wasn’t a problem, I would dedicate my time to the less unfortunate.
6. I plan to own businesses.
7. I love easily and quickly but trust is a different issue.
8. I cook very well and that’s because I had great teachers: my mom and grandmother.
9. I’ve been praying for a child for a few years now. I’ve ended up believing that it will only happen when I’m married.
10. I’m silly. I’m loving. I’m giving. I’m way too energetic.
11. I want to start a label that will discover, nurture and guide young talented female singers.
12. I avoid confrontations because losing my temper results in my ancestors taking over my body and what happens after that, I will not be held liable for.
13. I’m a Christian. I am a full member of Ebenezer in Orlando west,which is an apostolic church.
14. I’m blessed with the gift of healing. My great grandfather being the water spirit – though I have the biggest fear of water, he is the most protective.
15. I sing. There are things I’m uncertain about but my talent is not one of them.
16. I’m a perfectionist and a professional. I give 100% and if you give me less, it will not be acceptable.
17. I’ve worked as a Call Center Agent. Customer Service Agent. Personal Assistant. PR Assistant. Event Coordinator. Artist Manager. This means that I do what I have to do to put food on the table.
18. I started with 999 Music. I then went to Soulistic Music. I’m now with Sony Music.
19. I absolutely love my life right now. I think it’s called being content.
20. My full names are Thiyiwe (which I got from my paternal family and it’s a name that belonged to my late grandfather’s aunt. Suezett is my middle name and my late maternal grandmother gave it to me. She worked for an afrikaans family and their daughter was named Suezett.
20. 1. I don’t drive. Yes I don’t have a car. I guess we all know they don’t fall from a tree. I would rather continue using taxis, cabs,trains and flights to get around until I can afford to own a good car.
20. 2. My brother and sister are my life and the two most important people in my life.
Yeah I cheated but it’s my list so……lol