Q&A With TDK Macassette

Thandeka Mkhwanazi aka TDK Macassette sure is one of the sexiest things in the entertainment scene right now. This kwaito-musician and performer, also owns her own Publication Relations Company and says being a musician was never part of her plan but it all happened so quickly. She does however mention that music has always been a part of her life and that she wouldn’t trade her life right now for anything in the world. Read below as I got to have a Q&A session with this #YEBO hit maker;

Which 5 words best describe TDK Macassette? 

  1. Dedicated
  2. Hard working
  3. Loving
  4. Fun
  5. Active

What motivates you? TDK Macassette.

Share your story of how you were 1st introduced to the music industry; It’s a very funny story but I’ll cut it short – I was actually through working with Dj Maphorisa & a client from Cameroon. I was just fooling around in studio.

Do you come from a musical family? No, but music has always been a great part of my life.

Which famous musicians do you admire & you have learned from? In South Africa I would say the late Lebo Mathosa and internationally it will have to be the amazing Beyonce.

Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Not really, I just loved radio & music generally from a young age.

Who are your favorite musicians or Groups? Has to be Boom Shaka & Destiny’s Child.

Do you prefer to work alone or within a team? Alone.

Do you get nervous before a performance? Oh yes I do all the time hey – never easy.

Tell me about your courage and confidence when handling a mistake during a performance; I get back right up like it was part of the plan, it’s very interesting how I handle it hay, to be honest I never plan anything its always surprising.

How often and for how long do you practice? At least once a day but mostly twice which would depend on my team.

What do you like to dislike about your current position? Nothing. I love it!!!!

How do you balance your music with other obligations, personal life, love life and family? Time management. I diarise most of my duties and schedules.

Besides performing, what else keeps you busy? My business, I own a public relations management company named Tdeeiosion that deals with a lot of corporate clients.


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