POLOKWANE – LadyGail has already set the tone, having received invitations to perform at a number of events in Polokwane, also expressing her gratitude and appreciation for the support received throughout her career.
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Born and bred in Boyne Viking in Mankweng, she kicked off her academic career at Thabakgone Primary School, proceeded to Makgoka High School in 2011 and after completing her matric, decided to venture into the musical scene.
“I started by just writing songs without recording and only started recording early this year as I first wanted to complete my matric,” she shared.
Although her musical career is taking off, she still remains adamant in re-writing her matric to further advance herself, should she later decide to delve into another career choice.
“I’m currently upgrading my matric marks so that I can further my studies next year because my marks were not good enough. Even though I have completed Gr 12, I want to have good and excellent results at the end of the day to be able to get a decent job and to also further my career,” she explained.
Given the high amounts of pressure prevalent within the music industry, this notion does come as quite a surprise for her, as she explains that she is yet to experience these. Apart from the lack of pressure, she also explains that she does not consider this as an actual career, but rather chooses to view it as something else. “I take it as a calling and either way, music is my life and my plan is to bring a different taste to Limpopo music and the music industry as a whole. I want to be unique and show the world that Limpopo has got and produces the best artists,” she shared.
Her advice to others is to simply go for whatever it is that you desire. “Never sleep on your dreams, work hard and believe in yourself, as it won’t come easy. Most importantly, go to school and stay focused through any challenges and obstacles. What I love about being an artist is that we let our talents and skills shine, we also get to do what we love and what we are good at in front of crowds and soon in front of the world. We inspire people with our music and we also make our fans relate to our music. We make people dance, which is a good way to make people forget about their problems at some point and let loose through music,” she explained.