Babes Wodumo : Biography

Babes Wodumo : Biography, Profile, Child : 2019 Albums, Songs Fakaza

Babes Wodumo : Biography, Relationship Profile, Child, Instagram, Albums, Songs Fakaza


Babes Wodumo is a South born entertainer, born in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal, and her real name is Bongekile Simelane, the female emcee specializes on South African music genre popularly known as gqom.

She was born on July 26th 1994. She is a young South African Kwaito singer, dancer, model, and her popularity began when she dropped her hit track Wololo in 2014.

The female artiste revealed that she got her stage name “Babes Wodumo” means “the famous Babes,” after she was born, she revealed that then, there existed a female group named The Babes and then her eyes looked more like one of the members of the group, and her father always made reference to her eyes and said “Lo uw’Babes’ meaning “this one is Babes.” Then ‘Wodumo’ came up due ot her love for acting, dancing, athletics, soccer, and she was really good at all of them and so she became famous for it.


Bongekile whose stage name is Babes Wodumo is known to be dating Mampintsha, who is her manager. When the news first came out, she was not open to talk about it, but later on, the news and identity of the man she was dating came to limelight, and also news had it that they are engaged.

The duo have been in a relationship though it has not been so smooth, she has once shared an image of herself with her lover Mampintsha in a Zulu traditional wear, and on the picture was an icon of a bell as well as a present. She also has been engaged as a ring could be seen on her wedding finger.

Child / Pregnancy:

Well just last year, there was a rumor that made her fans keep asking, if Babe Wodumo is with a child? At the beginning of 2018, it was said that Babe Wodumo was pregnant and the news was all over the media, but the Gqom artiste came through to debunk the claim, she even shared a Twitter video set the record straight.

Instagram : Social Media


Facebook: Babes Wodumo

Instagram: @babes.wodumo

Please note that Wodumo at the beginning of the year 2019 deleted her Instagram account.

Babes Wodumo Album:

So far, after her break out in 2014, she has been able to share more of singles, and till date she has just one album to her credit, the album is named Gqom Queen, Vol. 1, released in the year 2016.

Babes Wodumo Songs Fakaza:


Buyisa uBabes Wodumo


Ching Chong
Thula Wazi


2019 Songs Of Babes Wodumo

  • Tipcee – Umcimbi Wethu Feat Babes Wodumo, DJ Tira and Mampintsha
  • Amaketanga
  • Ka Dazz

Below are the Awards and nominations by the Gqom mistress:

Best International Act: Africa at the BET Awards 2017

Best Kwaito Album, Gqom Queen, Volume 1, at the 23rd South African Music Awards in 2017

Best Female Artist, Gqom Queen Volume 1, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards in 2017

Best Dance Album, Gqom Queen Volume 1, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards in 2017 Song of the Year, Wololo, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards

Best Female Artist of the year at the 23rd South African Music Awards in 2017

Newcomer of the Year, Gqom Queen, Volume 1, at the 23rd South African Music Awards

Best New Artist, Gqom Queen Volume 1, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards in 2017

BET Award for Best International Act: Africa in 2017

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation – Black Panther in 2019