What you need to know about Pumeza Matshikiza, Simphiwe Dana’s lesbian lover

What you need to know about Pumeza Matshikiza, Simphiwe Dana’s lesbian lover


Queen of Afro-soul Simphiwe Dana has ‘come out’.

Making the announcement on Twitter on Thursday, the artist said: “This me. I’m gay,” adding: “I know beginning means Africa will block me. But, after tons of thinking, I’m comfortable with it. I’m marrying a lady , and I’ve never been happier.”

Posting a selfie of her soon-to-be wife Pumeza Matshikiza, she said: “She’s coming home to me today. We are so happy.”

Everything we all know about Pumeza Matshikiza:
She is a world opera singer

Matshikiza is a world opera singer based in Berlin, Germany consistent with her Instagram profile. She has performed in many countries around Europe. Dana posted an image of her fortnight ago, praising her work and her big moves within the opera world by playing both Bess and Serena within the opera play Porgy and Bess.

Praising Mathshikiza, Dana said: “Say legend within the making with me! Putting South Africa, Africa, on the map!”

She may be a lead star too:

Porgy and Bess aren’t the primary lead opera roles she has played. Her career features starring roles in La Bohème, featuring in concerts that have celebrated Mozart and performing alongside popular opera singer Rolando Villazón.

She is well-traveled

The peaks of being a world opera singer are plenty and traveling around the world is one of them. From Russia, Poland, Iceland, and Paris, Mathshikiza has captured many envious tourist pictures.