Odwa Xhanti Nokwali

Xhanti Nokwali is a creative entrepreneur and professional performer. His ancestral home is Engcobo, although he has lived in different parts of the Eastern Cape. For most of his professional career, he has been based in East London. He currently lives in Komani and it’s in this space where he want to build the foundation…

Siyasanga Nqeketho

Siyasanga aka Lyrical Stone is the chairperson of Mdantsane Arts Centre in the Eastern Cape. A performer and visual artist, she has been in the art industry for 16 years. Siyasanga is passionate about development in the sector. She created Beast Cape online store from understanding the challenges of not having a platform to selling…

Sinentlahla Fukula

Sinentlahla Fukula was born and raised in East London in the Eastern Cape. Sinentlahla started his artistic journey at the age of 11 as a rapper. Since then, he has developed his artistic skills by learning about other fields of the arts sector and has ventured into drama as an actor. His first performance was…

Rozane Coleske

Rozane, a fine artist specialising in graphite drawings, is from the Eastern Cape. She draws portraits on request, including for special occasions and as gifts. Rozane’s art is used in designs for logos and mock-ups on clothing.

Michelle Ngcipe

Michelle Ngcipe is a dancer, model and a dance teacher. She is from East London in the Eastern Cape. As the owner of the Micka Stars Dance Studio, Michelle teaches dance to underprivileged children.

Siphelo Swartbooi

Siphelo Swartbooi is a music producer and a DJ from the Eastern Cape, who is known as King Spijo, after his business, King’s Music. His target is to grow local artists who are interested in pursuing music and giving them the chance to record in a proper studio. He always listens to what artists suggest…

Miranda Khalipha Ngwadla

Miranda Khalipha Ngwadla is from Mount Ayliff in the Eastern Cape. Her aim is to help previously disadvantaged young and old people who are interested in acting to grow their talent. She is also committed to helping people using drugs to recover by offering them the opportunity to enter her programme.

Sibusiso Molefe

Sibusiso Molefe, aka C tutor J, is a musician, entrepreneur and family man. He is a proud product of Sada in the Eastern Cape with a long career in the media industry. Sibusiso started in community radio, newspaper writing, and editing local news and producing radio shows before joining the team of the twice-nominated drama…

Zandile Mngaza

Zandile, aka The Muse, is a young, vibrant and charismatic 28-year-old, born in the friendly city of Port Elizabeth (now Gqeberha) in the Eastern Cape, where SA’s most notable and treasured artists comes from. Raised in an artistic home, she is a hip-hop DJ and radio personality at Wild Coast FM. Zandile has always known…