Celeb edition with Shathi Bee

Her short videos, which are mostly shot in her mother tongue, Ikalanga, have made, Shathi Bee Buckley of ‘Yebo Yes’ fame an instant celebrity.

The 29-year-old Mathangwane native started her comedy videos from her room in Isesaki – a small Japenese town located roughly two-hours from Tokyo – where she works as an English teacher.

Take us through your videos and how the idea came about.

I was homesick, missing my family and wanted to share with them my day-to-day life.

Without really thinking about it, I found myself in front of my camera shooting.

In Japan there is a popular drink called Coco Perekisi and after sharing with my family they laughed and enjoyed it, forcing me to share it on Facebook.

I had no script at all but was surprised by the response I got.

With more than 24, 000 viewers for my first video, it pushed me to do more.


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