10 Facts About Samantha Mogwe

A woman of many talents

By  | May 20, 2020, 01:28 PM  | Samantha Mogwe  | Top of The

Samantha Kitlanang Mogwe is a singer and songwriter who fuses elements of neo-soul and RnB in her craft. With pipes for DAYS, she has performed in South Africa, Ethiopia, Namibia, Sweden and many other countries.

A multifaceted queen, she a wife, a mother, a radio presenter, a voice coach, a businesswoman and a fitness enthusiast. She is also a 2014 YAMA award winner for 'Best Female Artist for the year' and a BOMU Award winner for 'Best packaged Album', in 2015.

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We have put together 10 facts that you may or may not know about the gorgeous songbird.

1. Samantha was born to a Motswana father and a Zambian mother.
2. In 2008 she made the top 24 of African Idols as the only contestant from Botswana.
3. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology
4. She has Ailurophobia (a fear of cats)
5. Her favourite singer is Brandy
 
But she can sing ANYTHING! Here's a video:
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6. In 2017, Samantha joined Gaborone Toast Masters and spent the entire year with the Club - learning how to speak in public without being afraid and how to articulate herself - she then applied for a radio presenter job at Gabz FM and was shortlisted months later.
7. She has shared the stage with well-known artists such as Zonked, The Soil, Zahara, Joe Thomas, Kenny Latimore, Zahara, Micasa and the late Hugh Masikela, to name a few.
8. She gained  popularity in 2003 when she became the second runner-up on My African Dream Junior
9. She has aligned herself with two social enterprises i.e Love Is Art and Sky Girls BW
10. She writes her own music.


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