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27th Nov 17

NXT LVL

NXT LVL Show contestants are starting to shine

27th Nov 17

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By Vodacom 1536 Followers

For more than eight weeks, five musical acts under the age of 25 have kept hundreds of thousands of South Africans glued to their screens every Wednesday night. Now, as they are on the brink of stardom, with only two episodes to go, let’s rewind to when they first started to see how they got to this point.

Jason Johnson, better known as Jesse Reignz, is a student from Cape Town who entered the show with hopes of making a difference through his music but needing some guidance to make his plans a reality. He struggled in the first few challenges, and his style didn’t always fit with the tasks, but he has shown his ability to rise above it time and time again. He really shines when all the parts come together, which has seen him claim the top spot on the leaderboard. His breakout performance with mentor Riky Rick won over many fans who can’t wait to hear him on the airwaves.

Hailing from KZN, Thamsanqa Vuyo Thobile Mathonsi, or “Thami” as he is known on the show, started as a “guy who can sing” who wanted to make a career out of his talent. His voice stood out from the beginning, making him one of the frontrunners and favourite among the mentors. But his self-confidence dwindled around the middle of the competition and he felt intimidated by his famous mentors and the guest stars. He lost himself and started to slip down the leaderboard. But before long (and with some help from mentor Danny K) his eye was back on t...

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