Fast-rising South African singer Tyla has charmed Mzansi after she raved about her love for South African food, especially pap “maize mealie meal.”
Amidst her global success with the hit song ‘Water,’ Tyla’s authenticity and passion for everything South African have deeply impressed South Africans.
Tyla Raves About South African Food Especially Pap
In a recent interview with US radio host and actor Big Boy on his Big Boy TV podcast, Tyla opened up about her love for South African food.
During the interview, Tyla was asked what she misses the most about South Africa when she is away. She revealed that she misses the food, especially pap, expressing,
“The food. “Yoooh, hhayi. I travel with big pap [maize meal] from South Africa so I can make it wherever I go.”
Tyla continued to rave about South African food, emphasizing that while American food is cool, South African cuisine is undoubtedly the best
“I don’t really like a lot of food. Like, American food is cool, but hhayi, South African food is the best, in my opinion,” she added.
Bathong!, Tyla ngwanaka?😳😳 This is wild😂
"I travel with maize meal from South Africa so I can cook pap wherever I go🤣
— YaseBlock B 🇸🇿 (@ThisIsColbert) November 29, 2023
Mzansi Applaud Tyla for Representing South Africa
Mzansi is impressed with the way Tyla has been representing South Africa ever since she gained fame. Netizens are charmed by her authenticity.
Check out some of the reactions:
They might as well give her that Trevor Noah check for promoting our country 😅
Home girl representing us, I’m proud of you. Shout out ❤🙌🏿
GIRL IS OUTCHE TEACHNG BIG BOY ABOUT PAP,, THANK YOU LORD, A TRUE SOUTH AFRICAN BLEW UP AND SPREADING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAYS
Talk about being original, telling Americans on their face…. SAn food is the best👌🏾👏🏾👏🏾Patriotic Queen, no faking nothing just pure South African girl. 😊🇿🇦
Nah i am so proud of Tyla. She is definitely representing us, 100%.
Tyla is a true South African, patriotic and confident. She is not shy about the fact that she carries maize wherever she goes. Tyla eats pap, not pasta. She is Brand SA👏👏