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This Is Why Nathi Refuses To Speak English In Interviews

As if he needs to explain himself.

South African soul music star Nathi has refused to speak English in interviews since the country got introduced to him when he released his debut album Umbulelo Wami in 2016.

In an interview about his latest album Iphupho Lami, the musician recently told the Sunday Times why he chooses to stick to his mother tongue IsiXhosa in interviews. The fact that he has to explain himself for choosing to speak his own language over a foreign one says a lot about the world, especially South Africa.

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The Full List of Winners at the 2016 South African Music Awards #SAMA22

Here’s who won what at the 2016 South African Music Awards #SAMA22 in Durban.

The South African Music Awards (SAMAs) took place Saturday night at the Durban International Convention Centre. Hosted by TV stars Somizi Mhlongo and Thando Thabethe, the 22nd annual show, #SAMA22, featured performances by KwestaRiky Rick, AKA, Nakhane Touré and more.

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