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Where are the Stoko girls from John Vuli Gate?

Really, the internet can turn one into an overnight superstar within a blink of an eye and undoubtedly, the once-famous Stoko Girls were thrust into the limelight in the backdrop of their viral John Vuli Gate dance challenge. This has fast become a norm South Africa hasn’t been spared from.

Over the years, social media has thrust several people into superstars, and their viral pictures and videos have often given them several commercial deals on a silver platter.

Stoko girls dancing

In 2020 a group of teens named Stocko Girls topped trends after they nailed the John Vuli Gate challenge, which came in the backdrop of Mapara A Jazz‘s hit song.

In a viral video Tshegofatso Maepa, Katlego Mohlahlo, Kgomotso Aphane, Oratilwe Mokwatlo, and Lebogang Motalane danced a fuel garage while holding bottles of Russian Bear whiskey.

The John Vuli Gate challenge became viral, and the group’s signature dance moves became popular. The group started getting bookings. Rumour mill has it that lucrative deals came knocking thanks to their viral video.

In the wake of their newfound fame, they saw themselves rubbing shoulders with celebrated A-listers. The group managed to hang around with celebrities like Zodwa Wabantu and Lady Du.

Stocko Girls were invited to several TV shows and once headlined a SABC event. However, in the wake of their newfound fame, they quickly disappeared from the public spotlight leaving many trying to connect the dots on their whereabouts.

Amongst the Stocko Girls, only one managed to remain relevant. Little is known about the rest. Arianna Katt, born Katlego Mohlahlo, remained relevant in the industry.

Stoko girls

Over the years, she has become a social media sensation with her content on TikTok and other social media platforms. However, her dressing has often thrust into top trends for the wrong reasons. In 2021 she was trolled for her dressing. Many found it inappropriate.

However, in the backdrop of her fair share of criticism, she wowed South Africans after she repeatedly passed her matric with flying colours.

In other news – WATCH: Dineo Ranaka breaks down in tears

Popular Mzansi media personality Dineo Ranaka made headlines this year after opening up about battling with depression. The radio and TV star has since kept her concerned fans up to date about her progress.

Dineo Ranaka

Early on Thursday morning this week, she shared that she has had another difficult week and struggled to get herself to do basic things such as shower and eat. Learn More

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