Sha Sha (born Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro; 13 July 1994 in Mutare) is a Zimbabwean Amapiano singer based in South Africa.
She stepped into the limelight after she appeared on the hit song by Samthing Soweto titled song Akulaleki.
|Real Name||Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro|
|Age||26 years old|
|Date of birth||13th of July 1994|
|Place of birth||Mutare|
|Awards||2020 BET Viewers Choice Best New International artist|
Her date of birth is on the 13th of June 1994 and the place of birth is in Mature, Zimbabwe. Sha Sha is 26 years old, her birthday comes up annually on June 13th.
Her place of birth is in Mutare located in the eastern town in Zimbabwe, where she grew up.
According to the star, she moved quite a lot between her place of birth, Mutare, and Bulawayo.
She moved around her country after her parents separated. She would often go to stay with her grandmother or aunts.
Her learning the ‘Zimbabwean Ndebele’ helped her become fluent in Zulu when she relocated to South Africa.
She is fluent in four (4) languages including Shona, English, Zulu, and Ndebele.
In her words “My EP has been six years in the making“. She has been recording for a long time. Blossom is a product of a lot of blood, sweat, and tears.
After she decided to put the work together, Sha Sha had to record it at Deejay Maphorisa’s studio.
There she connected to other renowned artists in the country including Kabza De Small and Samthing Soweto.
She took home the 2020 BET Viewers Choice Best New International artist.
She defeated other hopeful celebrities including Rema (Nigeria), Celeste and Young T and Bugsey (the UK), and Hatik and Sracy (France).
Sha Sha started her career in music after she joined the choir, she also took lessons on vocals and piano and a young child.
Her career in music dates back to her days in Zimbabwe.
In her teenage days, a friend of her’s assisted her with getting a Zimbabwe radio station play her music.
The radio airplay caught the attention of Audius Mtawarira, singer and songwriter. He later mentored her and assist her to improve her career pursuit.
She held performances at restaurants and weddings, eventually, she came in contact with Melusi Mhlanga. He is a cab driver and he drove Deejay Maphorisa.
Mhlanga connected her to DJ Maphorisa and she was signed to his record label, Blaqboy, in 2018.
She stepped into the limelight after she was featured in the hit song ‘Akulaleki’ by Samthing Soweto.
In 2019, Sha Sha dropped her first album titled ‘Blossom’ and since then, she has captured the mind of many music lovers.