Thomas Msengana and Skhumba To Shake Things Up On New Kaya FM Breakfast Show

Bid weekday morning blues goodbye as comedian Skhumba and veteran broadcaster Thomas Msengana prepare to dominate the airwaves with their new show Thomas and Skhumba in the Morning.

Radio enthusiasts will have you know that chemistry between co-hosts is as rare as finding a partner who ticks all your love languages. Quite a mushy analogy, but you get where I'm going, right? For radio legend Thomas 'Bad Boy T' Msengana — whose impressive repertoire includes South African radio stations such as YFm and Metro Fm, and comedian extraordinaire Skhumba — on-screen chemistry is the least of their worries. Both are humorous, shoot from the hip and if you're generally sensitive, their brutally honest nature might rub you up the wrong way.

Depending on which side of the fence you're on, April is usually a nerve-wracking time in South African radio — schedules, shows and on-air personalities get reshuffled! Where radio politics don't get in the way, the talented ones are retained — often with an upgrade to a coveted primetime slot. Given how sombre things have been lately, news of Thomas and Skhumba teaming up for Kaya Fm's new breakfast show, simply titled Thomas and Skhumba in the Morning, emitted some much-needed excitement into the South African atmosphere.

The pair had this to say about their new show — which judging by this interview — is bound to bring some essential weekday comic relief to listeners…

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