MOMENTS WITH MPILISO DAKE NYATHI

Descrimination due to one’s complexion,height are one of the most common things found in the sports and modelling industry.
Mpiliso Dake Nyathi a Zimbabwean SA based model faced these challenges in his sports and modelling career. In a conversation with him,he provides details how he managed to overcome being bullied.
He also tells us what it meant taking part in the first ever SA Men’s Wear Digital Fashion Week that took part this year.

TR:Thank you for your time. Can you tell us about who you are ?
MN:My name is Mpiliso Dake Nyathi better known as Daike. Am a ambitious 22,gentleman,with big dreams.


TR:Growing up during your heydays one of the major challenges that you faced was being bulled.How did you manage to escape that challenge?
MN:Growing up I was mainly bullied because of my height and complexion ,I then persued Rugby and modelling where both these things I was bullied for were approved and appreciated.

TR:When did you then discovered that modelling was part of your life?
MN:After I finished High school,that’s when my journey in the industry began. I would say that’s when I was given birth in the industry.


TR:Your photogenic pictures are mainly all,telling stories in an artistic way.What inspires you to conduct such photos as a model?
MN: Previously I had done a project with John C Ablaza from the Philippines called ‘African project’,so basically we were mainly showcasing the African culture .That’s when I got inspired into telling my story using my Photogenic pics .


TR:This year what have you been up to in the modelling industry,since the world is facing the Covid 19 pandemic and lockdowns?
MN:Fortunately i managed to share a stage with SA -male models at the SA Men’s fashion week about two months ago which was a virtual Fashion show.
Where a number of designers presented their work including Thobby Cooper,SPCC,Masa Mara and I had an opportunity to wear Quiteria’s collection.


TR:Who is your fashion Amuse?
MN:Mr Passy

TR:State at least 3 countries you would like to visit in ?
MN: Zanzibar , Singapore,France, those are my number one favourite countries I would like to visit this holiday.


TR:Besides being a model you are into television presenting can you,give us brief information about your presenting career?
MN:Presenting has always been my aspiration as I’ve tried to go to castings for presenting I never managed to get the spot ,so I then decided to start my own show called the Daike Nyathi Show (DNS) with the help of my cousin who is into music and Abit of film and with the help of our sponsors…we brought our heads together to bring a show that will give light to upcoming entrepreneurs and artists and promote them to the world and I’d soon would like to see the show go to higher places,I mean international.
By Rubaya Tapiwa

MOMENTS WITH MPILISO DAKE NYATHI

Descrimination due to one’s complexion,height are one of the most common things found in the sports and modelling industry.
Mpiliso Dake Nyathi a Zimbabwean SA based model faced these challenges in his sports and modelling career. In a conversation with him,he provides details how he managed to overcome being bullied.
He also tells us what it meant taking part in the first ever SA Men’s Wear Digital Fashion Week that took part this year.

TR:Thank you for your time. Can you tell us about who you are ?
MN:My name is Mpiliso Dake Nyathi better known as Daike. Am a ambitious 22,gentleman,with big dreams.


TR:Growing up during your heydays one of the major challenges that you faced was being bulled.How did you manage to escape that challenge?
MN:Growing up I was mainly bullied because of my height and complexion ,I then persued Rugby and modelling where both these things I was bullied for were approved and appreciated.

TR:When did you then discovered that modelling was part of your life?
MN:After I finished High school,that’s when my journey in the industry began. I would say that’s when I was given birth in the industry.


TR:Your photogenic pictures are mainly all,telling stories in an artistic way.What inspires you to conduct such photos as a model?
MN: Previously I had done a project with John C Ablaza from the Philippines called ‘African project’,so basically we were mainly showcasing the African culture .That’s when I got inspired into telling my story using my Photogenic pics .


TR:This year what have you been up to in the modelling industry,since the world is facing the Covid 19 pandemic and lockdowns?
MN:Fortunately i managed to share a stage with SA -male models at the SA Men’s fashion week about two months ago which was a virtual Fashion show.
Where a number of designers presented their work including Thobby Cooper,SPCC,Masa Mara and I had an opportunity to wear Quiteria’s collection.


TR:Who is your fashion Amuse?
MN:Mr Passy

TR:State at least 3 countries you would like to visit in ?
MN: Zanzibar , Singapore,France, those are my number one favourite countries I would like to visit this holiday.


TR:Besides being a model you are into television presenting can you,give us brief information about your presenting career?
MN:Presenting has always been my aspiration as I’ve tried to go to castings for presenting I never managed to get the spot ,so I then decided to start my own show called the Daike Nyathi Show (DNS) with the help of my cousin who is into music and Abit of film and with the help of our sponsors…we brought our heads together to bring a show that will give light to upcoming entrepreneurs and artists and promote them to the world and I’d soon would like to see the show go to higher places,I mean international.
By Rubaya Tapiwa