Ex Idols SA contestant, singer now actress Mmatema has joined the cast of Rhythm City as Valentine, a daughter of a domestic worker from The Vaal. Valentine is a seductress with ambition and nothing solid to offer. She sees herself at the top with no qualifications.
“I have always loved Rhythm City, my brother and I would always make sure that we watch it at 18:30 before it moved to 19:00. For me to be on it is so amazing, a dream come true” commented the actress.
Although Valentine doesn’t sing Mmatema is hoping that one day the producers make her one of the singers. “it would be even more amazing if Valentine would sing on the show”, concluded Mmatema.
Mmatema is a celebrated singer, songwriter who rose to fame from South African Idols Season 11th. She has acted on a number of shows including SABC 2’s Bones of My Bones. She is also the current host of SABC 1’s Gospel music show Gospel Unplugged. This talented beauty from Zebediela, Limpopo studied Applied Linguistics from the Tshwane University of Technology before pursuing her musical dream.
As a musician, she has performed with a number of great acts the likes of Benjamin Dube and she has released her debut album with lead single Ke Lerato.