RAPPERS took to Twitter to congratulate one of their own, Big Zulu, on his third acting role.
He made a brief appearance on SABC1’s Uzalo on Thursday.
Among industry colleagues who sing his praises are rappers Zakwe, Kwesta and Sjava.
Kwesta quotes one of Big Zulu’s lines “Ayzondi!!!”, to which Big Zulu responds: “Shwele wena kamkhulu ayzondi inkabi.”
Also on Twitter, Sjava congratulates the producers of the show for spotting talent in Big Zulu.
Zakwe told Daily Sun he’s happy to see Big Zulu growing in the entertainment industry.
“I’m super excited for him. He actually told me about it before it aired. He’s such a talent. I’m sure he’s going places,” he said.
Twitter users soon started asking the show’s producers to make Big Zulu’s role permanent.
Xolani Osborne Mbaxa writes: “Great performance, nkabi yami. You deserve a full-time character. Acting suits you.”
Gifted Giftedness writes: “Just continue – you deserve that character Shweeeele.”
Big Zulu, who plays Badumile’s man Jacob Ntshangase, told Daily Sun he only did one scene for Uzalo.
“I’m happy that people loved my appearance. Unfortunately, I don’t have other scenes,” he said.
The rapper has also appeared on Isibaya and Isithembiso. He said he’s hungry for more acting roles.
Uzalo creative producer Brenda Mukwevho said: “We enjoyed having Big Zulu on the show. We always aim to bring the best to the show.”