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15 year old Likhey Booi becomes viral sensation with Ami Faku’s ‘Ndikhethe Wena’

Source: Likhey Booi/Instagram

Despite the abundance of negatives we see daily on the internet and social media, the occasional positive news brings the rays of bright hopes.

In recent times, the South African music industry have seen the birth of a few stars just by their performances online becoming viral sensations.

We have seen it with Killer Kau and Mbali with their monster hit record “Tholukuthi Hey,” which got the support of Euphonik, as well as Mlindo The Vocalist who got to work with DJ Maphorisa on “Amablesser.”

This time, it is 15 year old Likhey Booi who looks set to dominate the trends after going viral this week when a video of him appeared online singing to ’s ‘Ndikhethe Wena.’

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In fact, industry heavyweights including Cassper Nyovest, Donald and many others responded with words of praise for the youngster.

Plus, DJ Maphorisa who is known to nurture talents and create superstars has offered to sign Likhey Booi and make his dreams come through.

Although that decision will be up to his parents according uber-talented Jazz act, Dumza Maswana who discovered the boy.

“I showed his parents the request and it is up to them. They can see that he has an incredible talent and they want to nurture it. So they let him have opportunities, but only if it doesn’t distract him from school. They have made it clear that education comes first,” he told TshisaLIVE.

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The upcomer is now working with Dumza Maswana ahead of their show together at the Port Elizabeth Opera next month. The show will also feature former star of The Soil, Ntsika Ngxanga.

Peep the video of the Likhey Booi below, then be sure to share your thoughts and opinion in the comments section below.

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