Babes Wodumo Wiki – Babes Wodumo Biography
Babes Wodumo is a South African gqom artist and choreographer. She rose to fame following the release of her breakthrough song “Wololo”, in 2016. She appeared on Black Panther: The Album on a song called “Redemption”. In 2017, Wodumo was nominated for the BET Award for Best International Act: Africa.
An Instagram Live interview with KwaMamkhize reality show personality Tha Simelane and Babes Wodumo ends in tears.
The live stream hosted by Simelane put Wololo hitmaker Babes Wodumo real name Bongekile Simelane in an emotional state.
This was a special live stream called SA Diamond Divas featured various female artists such as Busiswa, TDK Macassette, Tipsey and Babes Wodumo.
During the IGTV broadcast, Wodumo admitted that she loved her popular boyfriend Mampintsha and added that she did not like fellow Durban artist TDK Macassette.
However, prior to the free-flowing conversation, Wodumo cautioned Simelane and his followers that she was “drunk” and did not want to say things that will end up trending on social media.
She was not using her own Instagram page, as Simelane claimed that the singer’s account had been hacked and that she opted to use her boyfriend’s account.
Simelane started the waterworks when he asked the popular Gqom singer how she was coping during the COVID-19 lockdown.
She explained that savings contributed to helping her during these trying times.
Facts You Need to Know
July 26, 1994 (age 25 years), Lamontville, Chatsworth, South Africa
Gqom Queen, Vol. 1, Racist Friend
Domestic violence case
On 3 March 2019, reports surfaced that then-boyfriend and manager Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo had physically assaulted her. Gqom artist Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” broadcast the beating on Instagram live. Mampintsha was arrested on suspicion of assault. Even though the relationship between the two had appeared to be over, both parties agreed to counselling.
The Gqom singer came under fire for shaming[how?] Lady Zamar. After that, she claimed that her Twitter account was hacked.