Thami Shobede is a KZN-born musician. He entered SA Idols in 2015 and made it to the Top 16 contestants. Since he left the competition late last year he has become a full-time entertainer who pursues singing as well as acting. He recently performed at the DSTV Delicious Festival along with his fellow Top 9 contestants. He has featured on Channel O adverts and is mentored by well-known industry professionals. Thami has written several of his own songs which he likes to perform at his gigs. His afro pop single, Sthandwa, made it to number 1 on the iTunes Charts and was well received by viewers when he performed it for the first time. Thami did incredibly well this year and made it as far as the Top 2 Idols. Now that the competition is over, Thami is excited to work hard, record and perform for his many fans!