South African star DJ, Uncle Waffles, nominated 7 times at Amapiano Awards

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Uncle Waffles
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Yes, it’s true! Amapiano star, Uncle Waffles, earned seven nominations at this year’s Amapiano Awards. The Swazi entertainer—real name Lungelihle Zwane—is contending for the following categories: Best Amapiano Music Video, Best Amapiano Styled Artist, Best Amapiano Newcomer, Best South African Amapiano International Act, Best Amapiano Female Club DJ, Best Amapiano Female Artist and Amapiano Artist of the Year.


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