Shomadjozi (Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif) was born on the 9th may 1992 in Shirley village in Limpopo, South Africa.

Shomadjozi is regarded as one of the best best performers in Africa. She incorporates her Tsonga Culture in her music, her dressing as well as her public Image.

Her Father, Marc Wegerif, who is European, traveled with her to places like Tanzania and Senegal. 

Shomadjozi got recognition after her collaboration with the rapper Okmalumkoolkat On Songs Like “NgyashisaBhe” And The Hit Single “Gqi”.


Shomadjozi has  Been featured on The global music platform ,colors, which took place on 15 Of August 2019 where she performed her hit single JohnCena. The Song was then endorsed by John Cena himself who shared it on his instagram account to his +12 milllion followers.

Shomadjozi appeared on Kelly Clarkson talk show to talk about the the song. While performing on stage, John Cena appeared from backstage to surprise her. The Video Of her reaction trended on Youtube.

Ghana’s Number 1 rapper, AYPOYOO and Shomadjozi are set to work together after he asked her for collab on twitter.

Shomadjozi has won the following awards:

  • Best female south Africa video of the year
  • Best African song of the year ( John Cena )
  • Female artist of the year
  • Best new Comer Best music video
  • Best Kwaito gqom or amapiano album
  • Sho madjozi has released the following hits : Dumiphone , huku, wakanda forever, Idhom, Kona and JohnCena..