Better known for his appearance on the Strictly Vernac comedy DVD, Galane recently launched his first DVD, Rock the Mother Tongue, a 15-track combination of house music and comedy.

Besides doing stand-up comedy in Sepedi, Mashabela Galane’s acting credits include appearances in Welcome to Joburg by Zweli Banzi (Wits Theatre), Opening Guys (a short film on Mzansi Magic) and Teenagers on the Move (also a short film on SABC1). He was featured in the movie District 9 as a Nigerian gangster and his comedy clips have been aired on Metro FM and on several campus tours.

Mashabela Galane has a BA Honours in Dramatic Arts from Wits University.