Chicco Twala was rumoured to have been arrested by authorities. According to sources, his arrest is making the rounds on the internet. Chicco Twala is a prominent music producer, and netizens are eager to learn more about him.
Who is Chicco Twala? (Wiki, Age, Wife)
Sello “Chicco” Twala was born in Soweto, Johannesburg, on June 5, 1963. He is a well-known South African musician and music producer.
He graduated from Bopasanatla High School. He began his career by working with several well-known musicians. He made his breakthrough in 1987 with the song “We Miss You Manelo,” which was inspired by Nelson Mandela.
He has worked as a musician and producer with well-known performers such as Nkosana Kodi and Brenda Fassie. He wrote some of South Africa’s most popular songs. In 1992, during the country’s first democratic election, a South African cast recorded his soul ballad “Peace Song.” his popular songs can be heard in the sequel to Disney’s The Lion King. On the 1990 hit song “Papa Stop The War,” he teamed with poet Mzwakhe Mbuli. He recreated in soul bands such as Umoja and Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse’s Harari before forming his band, Image.
Too Late for Mama, produced by Twala and sung by Brenda Fassie, was also certified platinum.
He rose to prominence in the 1980s with his African pop and dance music.
What causes his arrest, and what are the charges against him?
Chicco Twala was released on bond after being arrested on Monday for allegedly pulling out a revolver and snapping it after allegedly beating his employee outside his Johannesburg recording studio. Twala came to Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, according to National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.
He has been charged with common assault and displaying objects resembling a weapon.
“The alleged incident took place at Bloubosrand on 1 May 2022 when two City Power technicians attended to a call of power outage in the area. On arrival, the technicians had to switch off the power and that is when Twala allegedly charged at one of them, strangled him, and pointed at him with what resembled a firearm,” she stated.
“Twala was released on R2 000 bail and will return to court on 26 August as the case was postponed for further investigations.”