Maleh sets her sights on bigger stages
For many, the name Malehloka Hlalele does not seem to say much as it is almost unknown. But say the name Maleh, then people begin to take note and then your message can go through. That is because Maleh is a big name musically in the country, in South Africa as well as elsewhere in the world. She is one of the few that have managed to break into the hard yet coveted SA entertainment scenes albeit born in a foreign country. The Afro-Soul songbird is one of our greatest talent exports that this country has produced and is indeed making it big for herself in that country. Although she was born in Lesotho some 31 years ago, she spent most of her life in that country, perhaps that is why it has not been much of a hustle for her to break into the highly competitive SA music industry. In this all-rounded talk with Phongwazana Sakachane, she tells FINITE about her musical journey, her future plans musically as well as how she has managed to stay level-headed in the fast-paced and agile SA public sphere. Read on and get a front row seat into the personal life of the talented muso.