The new stud of 7de Laan doesn’t talk a lot of Afrikaans yet, goodness, his non-verbal communication is heavenly.
All things considered, Nicholas “Scratch Soul” Nkuna was gotten through multiple screenings to get the job of Fikani Chauke.
“I went for an intense screening process with a lot of other unimaginable on-screen characters, likely multiple screenings .
“Definitely, and the rest is history,” said the entertainer who is otherwise called Nick Soul.
He played Sakhile on the SABC1 youth soapie Skeem Saam however moved onto the Afrikaans soapie as of late and has a mentor who shows him the language.
The 29-year-old was conceived in Malelane (Schoemansdal), Mpumalanga, and is one of the better profound artists SA has found in some time.
He is straight up there with any semblance of Neo, Usher and Trey Songz.
Nkuna said the stage name was received just on the grounds that, “fundamentally there’s no scratch without the spirit”.
He clarified that it originates from the deep stories he tells in his theater creations.
“In particular, I’m only a fair individual who puts stock in everything genuine,” he said.
His collection, Therapy, dropped across the country and on online music stages this week
He said the motivation for it was the consequence of the shock he encountered while voyaging abroad with TheLion King cast.
“I’ve never truly needed to conceal the way that I was grief stricken when I was voyaging.
“At the point when we finished things, this collection was a mending blessing from me to the world. It’s practically similar to a genuine treatment itself. At the point when you hear it out, you get the wonderful thought of discovering love, having difficulties, losing it, proceeding onward and figuring out how to cherish once more.”
With two equivalent gifts, music was found first and, in the wake of having learned at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), he needed to wander into acting.
He likewise holds a national confirmation in melodic theater and was chosen to go to Ball State University in Indiana, US, in his third year as a major aspect of a student from abroad program to sharpen his abilities.
Two years back he was a finalist in BET’s Top Actor SA.
He has additionally acted in theater creations including Dream Girls, Shaka Zulu the Musical and played Simba in The Lion King for the UK visit.
“What’s my first love? Wow that is an intense one,” he said.
“I love both these callings. It resembles I can’t make due without them,” said the man with two new musicals in the pipeline.