Uncle Waffles Biography | Real Name, Age, Rise To Fame, Drake, Albums
Uncle Waffles is a female DJ from South Africa who loves music. She grew up in Swaziland and is very popular in South Africa because she plays music that makes people dance. She has her own special way of playing music that people like a lot.
Real Name and Age
Uncle Waffles’ real name is Lungelihle Zwane. She was born on the 4th of April 2000 and will be 23 years old in April 2023.
Early Life and Education
She wrote in her blog that she grew up with her grandma and didn’t know about her mother until later in life. When she was born, her parents didn’t want her, so her grandmother raised her. When she was nine, she started living with her mother but felt like she didn’t know her well. Lungelihle loved singing and dancing since she was young, and later, she started mixing music to create new sounds.
After high school, Uncle Waffles went to the University of KwaZulu-Natal to study information technology. But she realized that she loved music more than anything else. She dropped out of university and started working as a DJ.
Rise to Fame
Uncle Waffles shared her journey as a DJ on Instagram. She worked really hard to become a great DJ before she became famous on the internet. This was after a video of her performing a set with Adiwele went viral. Uncle Waffles instantly became a hot topic on the internet. It’s amazing to think that she has only been a DJ for one year and already has so much success and recognition!
Uncle Waffles was also a presenter on Studio1, which is a TV show from Swaziland. She co-hosted the show with Siybonga Nsibande and DJ Stunner. The show was all about music and entertainment.
Uncle Waffles and Drake
With her rising fame, Uncle Waffles attracted the eye of American rapper Drake. He followed her on Instagram and posted her on his Instagram stories twice. Many people assumed that Drake had a crush on the young DJ but her endorsing her on his pages landed her more fame.
Uncle Waffles Albums
Less than a year after her sudden takeoff, Uncle Waffles released her first Album called Red Dragon. She featured a number of artists on the album. Her hit debut song Tanzania became a fans’ favourite and gained a million streams in a matter of weeks.
Recently Uncle Waffles took to Instagram to reveal that on the 31st of March 2023 she will release her second album called Asylum.