Zingaphi Nkata, whose stage name is Iqabakazi Lasemonti, is a poet from Reeston in East London in the Eastern Cape.
Zingaphi owns an entertainment agency and works with various artists in Reeston. A social work graduate, she uses her tertiary knowledge to help guide her business venture. She is working with a boxing club, and is the cofounder of the Siyakhathala Charity Organisation. Zingaphi is also a field journalist for BCMtv.