Quick Q&A with Sandile MTVBase VJ Winner!


Sandile Ntshingila

Age: 23

Occupation: MTV Base VJ

Who is Sandile?

I’m the new MTV Base VJ, a dreamer and very driven individual who loves music and sports. I have a passion for people…You should hang out with me to get an even better insight.

How has your schedule changed since the MTV Base gig?

Ever since winning the VJ search I have joined MTV Base as an employee and member of the family, meaning my schedule is all about flights to gigs, shooting my show The Official SA Top 10, voice overs for the channel and many more fun tasks that come with the wonderful job I’ve just landed.

TV presenting in one word?


With 2013 ending soon, what does 2014 have in store for you?

Well more work and growing the brand Sandile Ntshingila, also better growing my craft.

Give us your main Hip Hop artist in SA at the moment?

Reason and iFani amongst the many, let’s not forget Blayze.

What does music mean to you?

Music is one universal language that speaks to the emotions and can connect people from various backgrounds and move them, while at the same time heal a broken heart and hurt the soul through the simple but sophisticated tune it comes in… 

Anyone you look up to in the industry?

Sizwe Dhlomo, Bonang Matheba, Dj Sbu & Siyabonga Ngwekazi

Any other hidden talents we should know about?

I rap and have made a few tracks and I was a battle cat in High School. I play basketball and some time back I aIso used to DJ via Virtual DJ.

Your motto in life?

Everything happens for a reason, and the reason is only to build you and later make you better.

Catch more on Sandile in the Dec/Jan copy of HYPE – out now! 

By: Bridgette Makhela

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