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A musician from South Africa, Naledi Aphiwe is the current it girl—happy, successful, and savoring every second of her life. She has officially confirmed the recent reports that she was paid $3,000 by American artist Chris Brown to sample her voice.

The American R&B singer posted a video of Naledi Aphiwe singing in a regional dialect last year, expressing how impressed she was with her voice. He enthused about her voice, saying it was fantastic. Naledi Aphiwe quickly became popular on Mzansi’s social media platforms.



Chris Brown chose to sample for his song “Shooter,” which is a part of his eleventh studio album “11:11,” a year later, in 2023. He gave her $3k to ensure she made a good living from the sampling. changed to the value of R56,207 in South African rand.

The fact that she had made so much money from the sample brought her back into the public eye. But because she’s only eighteen, how would she spend the money? Well, she’s already prepared the arrangements. She planned to repair her mother’s grace with a portion of the money. She would receive a new phone as well. She planned to utilize the remaining funds to launch her singing career.

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