Idols SA winner Thapelo Molomo now selling eggs from the boot of his car on the streets. No doubt he has been trending of late. Thapelo Molomo was thrust into the limelight when he reigned supreme on season 18 of Idols SA last year.
However, Mzansi has been more than puzzled after a viral video of him selling eggs from the boot of his car went viral. Did he blow his Idols SA jackpot? However, in the mix of things, the celebrated musician who has since found his feet in the entertainment industry has cleared the air after the viral video flooded social media.
After all, it seems he has joined a host of A-list celebrities who are street hustlers. He joins the likes of controversial dancer Zodwa Wabantu and Lilly from Uzalo, who hustle in the streets selling eggs and hot dogs, respectively. The Idols SA winner has not blown his cash prize from the singing competition. He is just ensuring he has more than one thing going on for him.
Idols SA winner Thapelo Molomo now selling eggs
Speaking to the Daily Sun, Thapelo Molomo revealed that selling eggs was another income stream for him. He has it that he does not want to rely on just one source of income.
“It’s a motivation for the people in the music industry to say, let’s try other ways of getting money because it’s difficult to get it right every time in the music space,” he said.
Thapelo made it known that being a musician guarantees one to be rich or have money in life.
“It’s better if you have a side hustle where you know you have other money coming in…Don’t be shy with your side hustle,” he said.
In the mix of things, the Warrant Officer encouraged musicians and people in the entertainment industry to find the courage and take their side hustles to the next level without any shame.
“Sell those perfumes or chickens…Sell whatever you can! [My business] is going extremely well,” said the 30-year-old that also sells atchaar. Thapelo added, “The very same business that people might laugh at is giving me money…I work as both a counsellor and a musician, and I am managing well…Time management and being focused are my things.