Skolopad whose real name is Nonhlanhla Qwabe was born in 1984 in South Africa. She is a South African house and kwaito musician, dancer and a nurse by profession.
She studied nursing at Ladysmith Nursing College and started to work in Sehlabeng from 2008 till now.
Skolopad Yellow Dress
In 2014 she attended the Metro FM Awards black carpet with a revealing yellow dress. When she was asked about the inspiration behind the dress sh said, “I like revealing myself, because I am the lady that feels comfortable in her own brown skin. That’s why I am always my half-naked self.”
“My designer told me that he would do a revealing dress for me because I like revealing myself. But during the fitting he asked me if I’m maybe not revealing a little too, much but I told him that I loved it.”
When asked if she was wearing underwear she said, “Yes, I was wearing underwear. It was a G-string. I told him [the designer] to attached the material to my tummy and cut it open on the thigh. I wanted people to ask. ‘what’s happening here?’
She has a tattoo on her butt which is a letter Q and explains that it means queen. She says that she wears all those revealing dresses so that she can show off her tattoo.
She was born in 1984.
Skolopad Music Career
She took advantage of her newly found fame after the incidence of the yellow dress and she dropped a song “Umzimba Wakho” which translates to “my ass” or “shake your booty” And it is about being comfortable in your skin and with your body.
In 2008 she was raped in her hometown in Qwa-Qwa, Free State as she was coming back from the hospital altho the friend was able to escape. She says that she reported the matter at Mokodumela police station but later dropped charges.
“I dropped the charges because I had started working. I wanted to focus on my job without any distraction,” she said.
She has a daughter who is sixteen years old (as at 2017) whose name is Amohelang. Skolopad says that most of her nude photos are taken by her daughter.
She says that her daughter was her motivation to build the Skolopad brand when she told her that since she is a good dancer and she had been doing it for other people she should dance to her songs and from there she started selling her Skolopad branded caps, T-shirts and other clothing.