Babes Wodumo spoke to MVB about a wide range of issues

Babes on Gqom Music

Babes Wodumo says Gqom music is music for any occasion and it started way back. Babes says everyone now wants to be a Gqom artist.

Babes says Gqom is like hip hop and is also like Kwaito and that’s why it’s so addictive.


Babes Wodumo on Being A Dancer

Babes says she was a Dancer but she was dating a musician (Mampintsha). This is how she started out in Gqom.

Babes says she and Mampintsha took Gqom to the next level. Babes says the songs Wololo and Oh My God really kicked off her career.

Babes Wodumo On Her Deal with Black Coffee

Babes Wodumo says Black Coffee Called Mampintsha and that is how she ended up doing a song for Black Panther.

Babes Wodumo On South Africans Recognizing Success

Babes said most South Africans started recognising her as a serious artist when she came out on Black panther, when they should have appreciated her already.

Babes Wodumo on Speaking Perfect English

Babes said she is not worried about speaking perfect English as she is happy with Zulu!

Babes Wodumo On Competition

Babes said artists should stay in their lanes and focus on their own careers. She mentioned that good music will be recognized and she mentioned how Usher was playing one of her songs and yet she dosent even know him.

Babes on Mampintsha

Babes says she is not just famous because of Mampintsha. She says although she and Mampintsha make mistakes they are together for life.