Rising star Likhey Booi, who joined Gqeberha The Empire as Msimelelo’s (Anele Mtoti) son Sivuyile is a talented singer and actor.
Soapie fans applauded Gqeberha: The Empire star Likhey Booi’s vocal talents after social media user Jabu_Mcdonald shared a video of the actor singing.
“The new guy on #GqeberhaTheEmpire is actually a good singer,” tweeted Mcdonald.
IOL reported in April 2019 that gqom producer DJ Maphorisa offered to sign Likhey Booi after hearing him sing Ami Faku’s “Ndikhethe Wena” in a video on social media.
This is after jazz artist Dumza Maswana shared a video of Booi singing on Twitter and said he’s part of his upcoming Celebration African Song show happening at the Opera House in Port Elizabeth.
“This is Likhey Booi, the young man I’ll be featuring in my show, #celebratingafricansong at @PEOperaHouse. Here singing @Ami_Faku’s “Ndikhethe Wena”.
Booi’s rendition of the song impressed South Africans along with rapper Cassper Nyovest who quote-tweeted the video saying: “Wow!!! Just Wow!!!! What a talent!!! What a voice!!! So glad this ended up on my timeline!!!”.
The talented actor and singer Likhey Booi also impressed Gqeberha: The Empire viewers, who can’t get enough of his voice and his acting in the Mzansi Magic telenovela.
@Gqama_September: “He should’ve came before Nonhle’s wedding azo cula pha… I love how he’s treating his deadbeat dad.”
@ncokazbe: “He is a talented young man…great future ahead.”
@ozababe_anita: “This kid is blessed, beautiful voice and his good actor… Talent.”
@siphosethumpanz: “He must go for Idols next season.”