Sanelisiwe Twisha popularly known by her stage name Moonchild Sanelly is a prolific musician and dancer in South Africa. Her genre of music is known has “Future ghetto punk” which she developed by herself and fully identifies with her blue colored hair. Since are debut she has gotten herself various recognition and has performed and collaborated with top artists in South Africa and internationally.
Moonchild Sanelly is originally from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She was born into a musical family with her brother being a Hip-hop producer and her mother and cousin been a Jazz artiste and Kwaito dancer respectively. She later relocated to Durban in 2005 where she studied Fashion and design and lived in for six years. She later started performing in 2006 and went on to feature on TV and Radio stations. She originally started with poetry.
Moonchild Sanelly is popularly seen as a sex figure and is always ready to flaunt her body and speaks about sex willingly.She is from Xhosa tribe and uses her language in her songs. She is a mother of three daughters with her eldest child also being a musician.
Moonchild Sanelly got her major breakthrough in the Durban poetry and music scene before moving to Johannesburg where she proceeded in her music career. Her music went as far as reaching audiences beyond South African bothers when she played at a festival in Houston Texas.Her music adds elements of experimental electronic, Afro-punk and edgy-pop with hints of her strong kwaito, hip hop and jazz background. Since her debut she has released a lot of topnotch songs and also collaborated on award winning songs in the music scene.
Moonchild Sanelly since her debut has released topnotch songs like Weh Mameh, Yebo Mama, F-boyz, Dlala just to mention a few. Her recently dropped EP titled “Nude” is still doing well on the street of Msanzi
Moonchild Sanelly since her debut has won herself various awards both at home and internationally. She has also gotten herself endorsement deals from top brands in South Africa. She also collaborated with Beyonce on her “Lion King” album. Moonchild Sanelly own her own clothing label and Naked club (which she claims should not be likened to a brothel). She has done absolutely well for herself in her genre of music.
Moonchild Sanelly’s net worth is estimated at 700,000 dollars. This is calculated from her show performances, album sales, endorsement deals and properties/ investments owned by her. She has done well for herself financially and she is one of the South African artistes to reckon with. Here are the best songs by Moonchild Sanelly.
- WEH MAMEH
- YEBO MAMA X HEAVY-K
- WHERE DE DEE KAT?
- DLALA FEATURING LUNATIK
- WEIRD TOGETHER X DOWN LOW
- BOYS AND GIRLS
- GUEST LIST FEATURING SKETCHY BONGO AND AEWON WOLF
- THIRSTY FEATURING RUDEBOYZ
Moonchild Sanelly is one of those South African artiste that have carved a niche for themselves in the industry and has done well in releasing hit songs that remain evergreen. What do you make of our list? Share thoughts in the comment section below.