QUEEN OF AFRO-KWASA

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She’s here to conquer Africa

ELUCIDATION Chomza is an inspiring artist who hails from Mahikeng in the Bokone Bophirima. She has recorded thre albums that put her on the map. She is popular in Botswana than in Mzansi. On her journey to success, she has worked with Producers like Martin Khupe from Khupamarama Music, Dr Tawanda from Mega Base Studios (Botswana).

BIOGRAPHY Boipelo Mogwera was born in Disaneng Village which falls under the jurisdiction of Mahikeng Local Municipality. She is the eldest of three children.

She developed the love of art at an early age at church and later in school. She started dancing and singing in church special gatherings, and ceremonies. Indeed she is a natural choreographer who can formulate moves and styles from various types of dance ranging from traditional Setswana dance, African Rhumba (Kwasa Kwasa), Pantsula, Ballroom, Gumboots dance and other various modern township dance categories She attended some dance and singing tutorials at Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation in Mmabatho to further perfect her talent. This has assisted her well to perfect her skill in music and dance.

Through her involvement in various community projects related to the creative industry, she have also enabled her to interact with a wider audience of artists from various music genres. And through that she has gained some experience which has kept her moving for all these years.2006_– She attended Mmabana Cultural and Sports Foundation in Mahikeng to polish her talent

 
 
2007– She joined Lomepe Cultural Group2008 –She joined Melodi Cultural Group a traditional Setswana group2009 –She joined Dipotata Setswana Cultural Group in Mahikeng 2010 – she broke away from traditional dance and shifted to a new style African Kwasa dance. She joined the Afro Kwasa Group from Botswana called Izana Kwasa. The style was invented in DRC (Congo) and it’s spread through North parts of Africa and Southern Africa.2011 – Release of her first solo debut Afro Kwasa Chelete in South Africa and in Botswana2014– Recorded a new album entitled “Are Tshamekeng” and released in South Africa in December.2015– She recorded a Single entitled “Stop Xenophobia” which deals with fellow African hatred, love and ubuntu.2016 – She won the SATMA Award for best Reggae Album PERFORMANCES.
 

She went to Switzerland, when she was chosen in the Bokone Bophirima Province to respresent the wholeSouth Africa with other people from other provinces.She has participated in Supra Mahumapelo music Projects before he became a Premier (recording music, session his albums)At the AIDS world Day campaign which was held in Zeerust in 2012.She perfomed in the ANC Election campaigns in the whole province of North West.She performed in Botswana in Phalapye town, Gaborone and Moshupa etc.

 

She performed at the Women’s Day in Wolmaranstadt 09 August 2013At the SACP launch in Klerksdorp.She performed at Setsokotsane Launch ( North West Provincial Service Delivery).Africa Day in Klerksdorp.Cosatu ( Workers in Olimpia Stadium.Mmabana Centre (Mafikeng) Cultural Day.Prison Day in Roigrond Prison (2013) North West.Government and North West Business Forum in Sun City Galla Dinner in 2013.Opening of MacDonald in Mahikeng in 2013Dynamic College of Commerce campains in Mahikeng.Opening of the Legislature (2013 and 2014)Youth Rally (SACP and ANC) at Rustenburg/Majakaneng StadiumANC Election Campaigns

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