The Evolving Career and Controversies of Shebeshxt in 2023

The Rising Star

Lehlogonolo Chauke, known professionally as Shebeshxt, has emerged as a prominent figure in the South African music scene. Recognized for his unique style and influential presence, Shebeshxt has been a topic of discussion in various media outlets.

Financial Success and Lifestyle

In a revealing interview on Mac G’s Podcast and Chill, Shebeshxt opened up about his financial achievements and lifestyle. He claimed to make over a million a month, primarily from gigs and other activities, explicitly denying any involvement in robbery. His statement, “I make over a million a month, just with gigs & other things I do, not robbery,” highlights his success in the music industry. Shebeshxt also boasted about his collection of cars and expressed his ambition to achieve more while he is still young​

2023 also saw Shebeshxt facing serious legal challenges. In May, he was taken into custody on charges of attempted murder, assault, damage to property, and discharging a firearm. The case was heard at the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court, where initially, he was denied bail​

​. However, by August, Shebeshxt was granted bail, albeit under the shadow of multiple charges including assault and attempted murder​

Discontent with Focalistic

Another significant event in Shebeshxt’s 2023 timeline involved his public expression of discontent with fellow artist Focalistic. During his Podcast and Chill interview, Shebeshxt revealed his frustration over Focalistic’s lack of appreciation for his support during the Straata Nation Address event. Despite claiming to have brought a significant crowd to the event and performing for free, Shebeshxt lamented the lack of acknowledgment from Focalistic, stating, “If you’d check on TikTok, all the trending posts from the event are of my performance. He couldn’t even post my performance or send a thank you”​


Shebeshxt’s 2023 journey paints a picture of a multi-faceted individual navigating the highs and lows of fame. From financial triumphs and aspirations to legal entanglements and industry disputes, his story is a complex tapestry of success, controversy, and the relentless pursuit of recognition in the dynamic landscape of South African music.

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