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Luthando “Thando” Feni is a drummer, marimba, and vocalist and was born on the 23rd of May 1995 in Gugulethu Township. He started doing performing arts in 2008 for a group called Vulindlela Arts Development. In 2011 he joined the Volcano Arts Project doing gumboots and traditional dance and drama. In 2013 he joined iKapa Dance Theatre doing contemporary dance directed by Theo Ndidwa; in the same year, he formed a group called OneHearts, a 3 – man piece, doing a fusion of dance, poetry, and music.

In 2016 he started his own company called Thando Feni (TF) Entertainment. They host live music performances in spaces around Gugulethu. He has performed with Hot Stix Mabuse, The Beaten Burg, and Micasa. He also worked for the Amy Biehl Foundation in 2018. He performed at the National Arts Festival with Nipho and Sophiatown in 2019. He is currently working part-time in the film industry as a background actor, and stunt model. He is also involved in youth empowerment in Gugulethu Township.