Before Shasha became the chart-topping superstar that she is today, she was handing out CV’s at restaurants for waitressing jobs and various office buildings for administration jobs all while applying to be a nurse
|Stage Name:||Sha Sha|
|Real Name||Charmaine Mapimbiro|
|Occupation||Singer and Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||1993 (30 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth||Mutare in Zimbabwe|
|Education|| No informationTwenty-six years old Charmaine Mapimbiro, popularly known as Sha Sha is a prolific singer, songwriter and performer who hails from Zimbabwe but relocated to South Africa to continue her career. Her genre of music is Amapiano, and she is known for her collaboration with top artists and her hit song “Tender Love”. She has created a unique style for herself in the industry.|
Family and Beginning
Sha Sha is originally from Mutare, a small town in Zimbabwe, but unfortunately for the singer, her parents separated immediately after she was born, and she grew up being taken care of by her grandmother and later moved in with her aunts. However, her love for music led her to join the choir at a very young age and began taking piano lessons, which helped in her music composition and formation.
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Sha Sha got her major musical break when she got introduced to DJ Maphorisa by her cab driver ans started recording professionally in 2017. Although she started singing at a very early age, she didn’t take it seriously until her friend took her music to one of the biggest radio stations in Zimbabwe. After this, she was able to meet with Audius Mtawarira a popular producer who became her mentor. She has worked with various top rappers in South Africa
Sha Sha’s Albums
Sha Sha has released one Extension play since her debut.
This is her first studio project that was released on the 1st of November 2019 and did so well upon its release.The radio airplay led to her working with famous Zimbabwean musician Audius Mtawarira, who became her mentor and helped her break in to the South African music scene. “While I was working towards my goal of moving to South Africa, I performed at the Harare International Festival of the Arts and got to meet my musical idol, Oliver Mtukudzi.” Her family was sceptical of her desire to move to Johannesburg and tried to persuade her to find gigs around Harare and Bulawayo instead. “I spent most of my life moving all around Zimbabwe but to my family, moving to SA seemed a risk they thought I’d quickly regret,” she says. “It was something I needed to do for myself – I’d spent my entire life trying to please people and this was a way of prioritising myself.” In 2014, she let go of her plan to study nursing and set out for Jozi where she performed at restaurants and sang ballads at weddings.