Sho Madjozi celebrates her feature article in The New York Times

The South African rapper took to social media to share the article which was published on The York Times’ digital platform on Friday, 9 August 2019.

The article, which was published online on Friday, 9 August 2019, is about a recent interview that Sho Madjozi did while in Barcelona, Spain,  to perform at the Sonar Music Festival.

The article starts off by mentioning Sho Madjozi’s colourful braids, with the artist casually mentioning that in South Africa, her hairdo is known as “Madjozi braids”. The article goes on to mention the artist’s performance at the Global Citizens Festival, which took place  on Sunday, 2 December 2018, and her win at the 2019 BET Awards in New York City for Best New International Act. The article continues to talk about Sho Madjozi’s upbringing and current life.

The rapper is set to perform at a concert aimed to celebrate international musicians in Queens, New York City, on Saturday, 17 August 2019, which the article also highlights.

Sho Madjozi shared the cover image of the article on her Instagram page, shot by acclaimed photographer, Edu Bayer. The image features her in a swimming pool, wearing a colourful sequin shirt with her signature pink braids displayed in the shape of a heart. She posted a different image of the same photoshoot on her Twitter page, saying that she is still in disbelief of The New York Times article.