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  Profile: Msawawa
Updated 28 January 2003, 14.37
Msawawa in the studio
At the age of 13 Msawawa has already had five chart hits and is one of the biggest names in South African Kwaito music.

It's a unique sound in South Africa - a mixture of hip hop, soul, R'n'B, reggae and house music.

Name: Msawawa
Age: 13
Home: Johannesburg
Do you go to school? Yes, I go from 8am - 2.15pm
Fave subject: Maths
How do you get there? By car - it takes an hour
What do you do to have fun with your friends? We talk, share ideas

What time do you have to go to bed? 9.30pm
Do you have any pets? A big dog
How did you celebrate your birthday last year? I was in Durban, went to the beach, invited along some Kwaito artists.
What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to open my own studio for new upcoming stars.
What other country would you most like to visit? Seychelles!
What's your favourite type of music? Kwaito!
Do you support a football team? A team in Soweto township
Who is your fave film star? Jean-Claude van Damme
What kind of TV programmes do you watch? News
What websites do you look at? My record company is making my website
What's your favourite book/author? I like encyclopedias - my fave books are Harry Potter



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