On thing I learnt is that people don't listen when the message is straight forward. When you implement humour and combine it with serious issues, someone will laugh about it and tell another person, then it becomes a topic.— Thulasizwe Dambuza, entertainer and actor
Thulasizwe Dambuza has made a name for himself on social media by creating and posting video skits based on current affairs.
The 18-year-old well known as Babes Wamaleyvels @lasizwe by his followers says he started using humour to fight negativity when he was attacked because of his sexuality at school.
He says he did not want to receive help from her famous sister Khanyi Mbau.
If you use people to get into routes, you won't know the difficulties and struggles. Short cuts are very nice, you reach your pick very fast, but when you are at your pick you fall fast. So, rather go difficulties and see your following rise.— Thulasizwe Dambuza, entertainer and actor
I'm here because of hard work. Hard work does pay off. I'm a true example of hard work.— Thulasizwe Dambuza, entertainer and actor
Dambuza says he wants to put South Africa on the international map.
Listen to his full interview with Karima Brown below...