Dr Malinga on the birth of his twins Lingo and Legend: “It is a day I have been waiting for”
Musician Dr Malinga(PHOTO:GETTY IMAGES)
Just last Tuesday, local musician Dr Malinga
revealed that his wife, Boitumelo, was expecting twins and today they were
The Akulaleki hitmaker took to Instagram to share
the exciting news that Boitumelo had given birth to two healthy boys, named Lingo and Legend.
Speaking to Move!, the proud father said, “I am very
happy and in them I can see power of God. This is a day I have been waiting for
and I am thrilled that it finally arrived.”
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However, due to the strict lockdown regulations, he
could not be present with his wife in the delivery room and this broke his
“I am sad that I could not be able to hold my wife’s
hand, but I had to respect the restrictions and rules placed by our president
to minimise the spread of coronavirus,” he says.
His twins have quite unique names and Dr Malinga
says there is good reason for this.
names like stage names, not something common. I wanted unique names that are
not there yet,” he says. “But both these names are what most of my friends
address me with.”
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Lingos comes from his surname Malinga and Legend is
a name he was called by his late friend, Themba
Phungula, who used to say he was a legend for having so much energy anytime of
the day no matter what he was doing.
See his twins here:
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lockdown has forced the now-father of five to rethink celebrating his wife and the
twins’ births the way he wanted to. But apart from that, he is happy that his
boys are healthy and Boitumelo is fine.
planned to slaughter two cows for my children as a way to welcome them. But
because of corona, that won’t be happening. And I was hurt that I also couldn’t
throw my wife a baby shower because of the same reason. But apart from that, it’s
happiness all the way.”
In 2018, the pair welcomed their
third child, a boy named Linga Malinga. Dr
Malinga’s older kids are very happy as well about the arrival of the new additional
members to their family, and even hope their dad will write a song about the