Q&A: Cheesenator, singer-songwriter

Lindokuhle Bhengu best known for his stage name Cheesenator is also best known for his debut single titled Sondela. 

Who is Cheesenator?

Lindokuhle Bhengu is a young future driven Best New Comer Award winning musician on Live Your Dream awards LYD 2015. He lives in Durban at a place called Madimeni in Molweni, but he is originlly from iNkandla, eMwane.

I’m well known as Cheesenator an inspiring Hip Hop artist 24 Years of age. I’m a person people get along with very easy, I like joking and cheering a person when they feel sad or down, I’m a caring and loving person always put others first before myself, I’m a go-getter I fail to fail.

I love traveling and sophisticating what is around the world and damn I’m a hustler, people better look out for me I’m on my A game with my team.

What projects are you currently working on?

I just released my 1st 2016 single titled Sondela ft Nevermind which was 1st released in Nigeria by worldwide website Naijavibes.com which was the best thing for me being supported by people I have never met.

I’m still pushing it to get more downloads on a local link datafilehost to get 10k (Ten Thousands) downloads then I shoot a video of it then I release my 2nd single that will be followed by my 1st EP and a lot more will come after that.

cheeseNatorWho are your musical inspirations?
Cassper Nyovest and Emtee

Which living person do you most admire, and why?
“Cassper Nyovest” he is my inspiration because he crossed all the boundaries everyone thought he wouldn’t starting from nothing to everything

Where would you most like to perform?
Fact Durban Rocks New Years Eve Event hosted by Dj Tira

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

What are the five things you can’t live without?
Phone, BackPack, Pen and Paper, Bank Card 🙂 and ID.

What hidden talents do you have?
I’ve been told I take very good pictures so I’ll say, Photography, Acting and Presenting

If you were not a singer, what profession would you choose to occupy?
Acting and presenting

If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?
Ya nee, right now I’m doing hip hop but I started from kwaito and I have been asked why did I dabble from kwaito to Hip Hop music I think this is the time to answer those questions.

When I was doing kwaito we started as a group which was doing well but didn’t work for me and I loved kwaito but I felt that I need to put more words on my music.

I wanted to inspire people and touch lives with my lyrics which the genre i was on didn’t give me 100 % of that so spending time with other hip hop artists I started understanding the culture and I told my self if they can I can so the answer is I’m Here to stay ain’t gonna be dabbling to any genre anytime soon.

Advice for the up-and-coming musicians up there?
It is never too late to be what you always wanted to be and to everyone who says you can’t just remove the “T” and move on that’s what keeps me going and pray to God for guidance he never leave his children in the dark Amen


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