Hazel from Mamelodi together with a group of friends took a chance with Afrikaans to change the narrative that the language is difficult, especially for black people. “This was difficult but worth it.” She says.
Hazel and her friends are not professional singers, they were encouraged by a local DJ to take part in the #SingWithSundowns competition as she has watched them sing at stadiums during soccer matches.
“We have not thought about how we will spend the R30 000 yet, by winning in the first round of the competition has proven to us that we do have the talent, we would like to pursue it further and see where it takes us.
Should we win the 1 Million Rand, we would use some of it to create more music and invest the rest