Zakes Bantwini (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo)
Local musician Zakes Bantwini, recently visited a school in
Soweto where he taught a group of pupils how to sing his well-known house song
In the video which was shared on Instagram by Zakes’ wife
Nandi Madida who he recently celebrated his two
year wedding anniversary with. The Wasting my time hit maker can be
seen conducting a music lesson with a group of learners.
Speaking in an interview on the Cliff Central show the 37-year-old
musician who recently released hit track
Your King with DJ Merlon, emphasized on the importance
of education especially for the youth.
“I’ve been in this industry for a very long time and it’s
not because I’m smart or because I am very talented, but it’s because I went to
school. I tell people that school helps you to think differently,” he said.
Zakes also explained the importance of being an educated
artists and that not enough local celebrities were encouraging the youth to
“Every time I go to music workshops where people talk to
artists, I feel like they are lying. Telling people that they don’t need school
is a lie,” said Zakes.
“Maybe you don’t need school but don’t tell other artists
that they also don’t need school because you are robbing them of their careers.”