Tshepiso Matlala

Tshepiso Matlala

Director/Producer at Humbledrop Productions
Acting Teacher, Actor, Choreographer, Cinematographer, Content Creator, Director, Editor, Lighting Designer, Motion Graphic Design, Musician, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Subtitler and Translator

Pretoria, South Africa

Member Since:
July 2018
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About Tshepiso

Tshepiso Matlala a.k.a Drizzy June was born in 1981 May 27, rose in the dusty streets of Vosloorus. He is the son to the late Bathabile Matlala and Richard Mahlangu. He is recognized as a revolutionary in the performing arts and the creative industry;

 Professionally, he has worked in different production locally and internationally.
 He has been composing music as early as the age of 14 years,
 He has collaborated with different professionals in the creative industry,
 He also founded the dance academy called Humbledrop Institute,

In 1999, Drizzy June studied the principles of music with Sibikwa Community Art Centre/Trinity School of Music, where he specialized in articulation, composition and arrangement, music performance and the percussion principles. Two years later he joints the Music Academy of Gauteng under the supervision of Nomvula Mahlomakhulu. In developing his career he later jointed the South African Screen Writer Association in 2004, where he studied the principles of screenwriting. Therefore in 2005 he worked as a playwright where he worked as a dancer, and director, with Novensi Organization and Intsholo Indigenous.

Between 2005 and 2007, He portrayed grate roles of being man of history and martial artist; Mbuyisa June 16, Mine shaft, Ubuntu base Africa, from contemp to me, meet me there, Dinaka, Ingwenyama.

Drizzy June conceived each new work in its entirety – dance, music, acting and creative writing. He continued studying, enrolled for performing art with Movietech/East Coast Media. He collaborated with Mpho Kunene (mentor) Themba Nkabinde (mentor), David April (mentor), Somizi Mhlongo (choreographer – 2009 confed cup), Tebogo Maboa (mentor), Mduduzi Mhlanga (choreographer), in charge of movement and dance at Nageng Primary School, he taught Mbali Motaung, Keletso Maboki, and other learners to use body as an expressive instrument.
His uniquely Azanian vision and creative genius earned him numerous honors; shooting Bongi Dube’s music video,

performing art NQFL 5 – Movietech, Scriptwriting NQFL 4 SASWA, position 2 at school graduation 2009 and position 1 – Vinnet Trading. Top 10 athlete in 2013 (Gold Medal) – OR Tambo games, in 2012 he participated in the Soccer Tournament – 1st prize (Gold Medal), Studied Marketing Management – NYDA, Studied Banking and Financial Service Management – JASA, Political Science – Walter Sisulu Academy and Scientology in 2016, currently working on a short film called Sound Klash.




Unique traits: 1. A winner never stops practicing what got them to where they are in the first place. Anyone can achieve a small amount of success. A good amount of people then ladder that up to a moderate success. But the real difference between the people who become wildly successful and those that fall off track is that the winners never forget what got them their first win. They never stop practicing that original skill, that foundational piece that was so influential in their journey. Don't forget where you came from. Your first win was your first win for a reason. 2. A winner never says, "I've figured it out. I've got the answer." There is no answer--not a permanent one, anyway. You might have discovered your next move on the chessboard, but the moment you proclaim (to yourself and the world) that you've got it "all figured out" is the moment you begin defending what you've got, instead of fighting for how much more you can have. There is always room to grow. There is always more to learn. Stop looking for the destination. A winner doesn't see the finish line. They see the next wall they're prepared to run through. 3. A winner is hyper-aware of how they spend every single moment of their day. You really want to become successful? Then you need to be prepared to be intentional with the entire structure of your routine and day to day lifestyle, start to finish. The way you relax has to be as intentional as the way you work. The people you spend time with have to be as important to you as your own goals and aspirations. Every single aspect of your life has to be done purposefully. That's the marker of someone determined to design their life. 4. A winner owns their mistakes so they can learn how to improve, faster. You're not a winner if you can't own up to your own missteps. It's not just about accountability; it's about having the ability to take a good, hard look at yourself and question deeply how you can continue to improve. People who take accountability just to say, "See? I took the blame," miss the point entirely. This isn't about proving it to someone else. This is about using those moments as opportunities for your own growth. A winner welcomes these moments. 5. A winner is focused on mastering their craft, not proving their talents. You can always tell the difference between a winner and wannabe in the way the person treats what they do. A winner cares far more about becoming the best at their craft, regardless of how many people know it, whereas a wannabe wants the entire world to know how great they are and simultaneously struggles to spend adequate time mastering their craft. The two move opposite of each other. 6. A winner sees their failures as opportunities to prove themselves again. When a wannabe falls down, they stay down. They wallow, and they wonder how it "all went wrong." They struggle to see the lesson, and they usually end up taking great pride in where they used to be, which comforts them as they lie face-down on the pavement. A winner does the opposite. They see their downfall as another opportunity to climb the climb again. To prove that they weren't a one-hit wonder. To demand of themselves greatness, again and again. 7. A winner only spends time with other winners. The vast majority of people don't understand what this actually means. Winners spending time with winners has nothing to do with external success or what has already been achieved. A winner recognizes work ethic, drive, passion, vision, and most of all, dedication. Those are the defining characteristics that even the most successful people look for in the up-and-comers. It's not just about what you've done to prove yourself already. It's about who you are, and the early signs that show where you're headed in life. 8. A winner knows that success can't be judged by the day or even the week. It has to be judged over the long term. Nothing great happens overnight. It may appear that way. It may look from the outside like it happened suddenly. But anyone who has ever built something of value knows that success doesn't hit quickly. It comes after months and years of hard work, and a constant focus on improvement. That's why winners have unrelenting patience. They weren't born with it. They've just learned, the hard way, that great things take time. 9. A winner does not care about a title. Titles are for people who judge their worth externally. At best, a winner will use a title as a simple means of explaining what they do. But when push comes to shove, they will not refer to their title and statue to gain leverage over others--especially in a company setting where, "Because I am the CEO" tends to be a point of diplomacy. True winners, who are in their hearts leaders, know their value. And their value is not defined in a title. It is exemplified in who they are, what they do, and the way they do it. By Nicolas Cole Contributor, Inc.com



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