Babes Wodumo

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Babes Wodumo (born Bongekile Simelane) is a South African gqom artist.[1][2] She appeared in Black Panther: The Album on a song called "Redemption".[2] She was nominated for the 2017 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa.[3]

Domestic violence case[edit]

On 3 March 2019, reports surfaced that then-boyfriend and manager Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo had physically assaulted her. Babes Wodumo broadcast the beating on Instagram live. Mampintsha was arrested on suspicion of assault.[4]