Contestants benefit from My Star � Master Dee

Master Dee
Master Dee

While many have dismissed local talent search show My Star for failing to produce any “real stars” in the eight years since its inception, the show’s director Keabatswe ‘Master Dee’ Sesinyi says the show has changed lives and fulfilled dreams.

“I know that people have criticised us and accuse us of failing to deliver on our promise of producing stars. What they are forgetting is the fact that all those who won this competition are still studying in South Africa. I do not expect the likes of Kitso (Selato), Tebogo (Tlhagadikgora) and so forth to give priority to recording albums instead of first focusing on their studies,” he said.

Master Dee said the show has also benefited even those who did not win the prize. He said by participation contestants got exposure hence some have been employed after featuring in the show.

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