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Uber driver opera singer opens up about his dreams, sings Amazing Grace on air

31 May 2019 11:10 AM
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Singing Uber driver
Menzi Mngoma and Kim Davey, who posted his video on social media racking up over half a million views, chat to Kieno Kammies.

A video of a 27-year-old musicology graduate Menzi Mngoma singing opera to his Uber client got over half a million views.

The video was posted by Kim Davey who fell in love with Mngoma's voice and wanted to rally support for the talented young man.

Read: Opera-singing Uber driver blows Mzansi away with his talent

He said to me he was an opera singer and I asked him if he wouldn't mind singing for me. He gladly obliged and I was amazed.

Kim Davey

The response has been phenomenal, I can't believe the number of shares, likes and love that Menzi has got.

Kim Davey

He is very talented, a God-given talent.

Kim Davey

Mngoma says it is difficult to get exposure in South Africa as an opera singer. He says he became an Uber driver to earn a living.

It's due to life circumstances that I am here. I had to look for something and keep myself busy so that I can get an earning.

Menzi Mngoma, Uber driver

Listen to Menzi Mngoma sing Amazing Grace to Kieno Kammies:


31 May 2019 11:10 AM
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menzi mngoma
Singing Uber driver

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