South African busker sings Opera and sets internet alight!
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South African busker sings Opera and sets internet alight!

The video was shared and more than 485 000 people saw Mthetho’s incredible talent! This morning he is singing on Breakfast with Martin Bester.

Mthetho Mapoyi
Mthetho Mapoyi on Breakfast with Martin Bester/Twitter

Capetonian, Nicolene Smith, was having lunch with her parents in Bloubergstrand when Mthetho Mapoyi broke out in song and serenaded the local restaurant goers.

 

The video was shared by Smith and more than 485 000 people saw Mthetho’s incredible talent!


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The singer joined Breakfast with Martin Bester and said, ”This is how I make my living. I’ve been unemployed for two years. I didn’t have money to take a taxi home (Hermanus) so I had to make a plan.”


“What do you want to happen next?” , asked Martin Bester


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“I want to be an opera singer. I want to sing for my people. My mother listened to Opera music and I got the inspiration from her.”



Mthetho sang on Breakfast with Martin Bester and we were blown away!


The video that initially introduced Mthetho to the world has almost 500 000 views!


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