Moonchild Sanelly, whose real name is Sanelisiwe Twisha, is a South African musician and dancer known for her signature blue-colored hair and her self-created music genre called “Future ghetto punk” . She was born on November 20, 1987, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa 6]. Moonchild was born into a musical family and started making music at an early age. She first came into the limelight in the Durban poetry and music scene before relocating to Johannesburg, where she continued her career .
Since her debut as a hip-hop musician, Moonchild has been busy growing her brand and producing music. She has two official albums: Rabulapha, produced in 2015, and Gqom Wave, a collaboration of various artists . Some of her most popular songs include “Midnight” with DJ Maphorisa, “Vutha” with Heavy-K, and “Yebo Teacher” with DJ Maphorisa and DJ Raybel. She has also collaborated with international artists like Beyonce and Gorillaz .
In addition to music, Moonchild is a decorated dancer, songwriter, model, and fashionista . She has been an advocate for body positivity and has often used her platform to speak out against body shaming and promote self-love. Moonchild has a daughter named Ntombi, who has also featured in some of her music videos 9. As of 2023, she is 35 years old .