Nhlakanipho Manqele

Actor, Extra, Influencer, Dancer, Singer,… more

Gauteng, South Africa
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Emphasis - Weekdays

Track Idea.

01Emphasis - Weekdays
02Emphasis - Just A Girl (edit i)
03Emphasis ft. Afro Dee - Still Me (edit i
04Emphasis - Monster (edit vii)
05Burger King

Physical Attributes

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Eye color:
Black
Weight:
95 kg / 209 lbs
Hair color:
Black
Ethnicity:
Black / African descent
Hair length:
None
Skin color:
Brown
Hair type:
Bald
Waist:
96 cm / 38 in

Credits & experience

2008
  • Durban University of Technology : Drama

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Contractors


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • South African
  • UK English
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • Indian
  • Russian

Productions­ Nhlakanipho has appeared in i­nclude Raj­esh ­Gopie’s The Coolie Odyss­ey, which wo­n h­im Best New Comer & Sup­porting Actor ­aw­ards, Neil Coppen’s Ab­normal Loads, Kic­ksArt’s staging of Do­n't Dress For Dinn­­er, Waiting For Godo­t, Criss Cross Chris­­tmas, Ralph Lawson's Skungpoomery which won him Best Lead Actor in Children's Theatre­, Othello, Puss in Boots, James & the Giant Peach & Winnie The Pooh among other­s­. In a Lok­shin Bioskop called 'So­met­hing About Busi'; a Psych Doctor on SA's leading soapie Uzalo, Con Artist on Soapie Rhythym City, Policeman on MTV Shuga Down South, Policeman on Movie 'Last Days of American Crime & a lot of TVC's.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Classically trained


Vocal range

Baritone


Rapping ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Alessia Cara, Bryson Tiller, Cold Play, Anderson Paak, Logic

Started in the church choir where he competed against other church choirs & won. He's a songwriter that's worked with brands like Elite Energy Drink, Corporate Companies like Transnet, artists like Bongi Dube & Mondli Ngcobo; has received honourable mention for coming 4th in International Songwriting Competition's Unsigned Only Catergory for 2014 & made it to the finals of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest II 2016.

TV & Reality

Lead in a Lok­shin Bioskop film called 'So­met­hing About Busi', Famous Rapper on SA sitcom AbomZala, a Psych Doctor on SA's leading soapie Umzalo, Con Artist on SA's soapie Rhythym City, Policeman on MTV Shuga Down South & a lot of South African & Africa TVC's.

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dancing agent

Contractors


Dance styles
  • Bollywood
  • Breakdancing
  • Contemporary
  • Disco
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop

He helped build & grow hiphop street dance crew 'The Repertoires'. They performed all over JHB, won & became runner ups in competitions, had TV interviews & danced in Danny K's music video 'Hey Shawty'

Dance Dramas for 3 years in Tertiary

Musical Theatre

Dancing With The Legends Eastern Production

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