Flashback to Miss Congo South Africa with Maps Maponyane
There was a time when radio presenting was the main focus of my life. Throughout the years I have had the greatest pleasure of interviewing some of the most incredible individuals in the local music, media and entertainment circuit. One of these many cool individuals is a male model, and tastemaker, named Maps Maponyane.
The interview took place a few years ago in Joburg at the first edition of Miss Congo South Africa, where we saw “name” being crowned on the night. Aside from Maps, there many other public figures, local celebrities, and influencers, however, this one really stood out for me because of the brief conversation I had with Maps (off-air) before the pageant started.
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He is a really humble guy, down to earth and truly doesn’t think himself above anyone whom he finds himself sharing a space with at these and other similar occasions.
Anyways, included below is a cool snap that was taken at the event. Clearly he hadn’t changed into his outfit yet, and the camera quality wasn’t that good but you can see from the goofy smiles on our faces that we were definitely having a good vibe before the night got really epic. This is indeed a very cool throwback moment.