Cool Catz

‘Cool Catz’: DJ Miza played CatNap, Soso Rungqu played Smarty. Images via Twitter @PhilMphela and @MizaDJ

‘Cool Catz’: DJ Miza played CatNap, Soso Rungqu played Smarty

Musician Tumi Modibedi aka DJ Miza played CatNap, while ‘Isidingo’ star Soso Rungqu played Smarty in’s ‘Cool Catz’.

Cool Catz

‘Cool Catz’: DJ Miza played CatNap, Soso Rungqu played Smarty. Images via Twitter @PhilMphela and @MizaDJ

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela reveals that musician Tumi Modibedi best known as DJ Miza played the role of CatNap on’s kiddies show Cool Catz, while Generations: The Legacy star Soso Rungqu played Smarty. 

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Mphela adds that DJ Miza went on to make music and bag more acting roles after his CatNap character in Cool Katz, while actress Soso Rungqu, who began her TV work as Smarty has bagged roles on Nikiwe, Isidingo, and more.    

“Since then she’s been on Sokhulu and Partners, Igazi, Tjovitjo, 7de Laan, Blood Psalms, Generations The Legacy, Nikiwe, and hosting uMakhelwane”, added Mphela.  

Rungqu told ZAlebs in 2020 how she kept her eye and mind on her dream of acting during her days of being the voice behind Smarty Cats on eTV’s kid’s show Cool Catz.

“Everyone has their own time, we all talk to the same God and God can’t answer all of us at the same time. Faith has kept me going, perseverance has kept me going, and knowing that one day I will win, and it is a beautiful thing when you eventually do win. My family and the circle I keep around me has always been supportive.”

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@futhii_: “She played Smarty until 2014 (I think) her voice is hoarse. The Smarty with a sweet voice that most people remember is someone else.”

@MareiRee2: “That’s Why Cool Catz Was Goated Back Then … They Had Talented People Inside Those Costumes.”

@Dikeledi_Rams: “Wow never knew this, Soso is super talented! I loved watching Cool Catz, was actually telling my 4-year-old about them the other day, anyone knows where I can find them, please share.”

@NMzozoyane: “Then wild cat kemang? Any idea wow.”

@renei_Nay: “I’d like to know who wore the 2nd costume in F3 Yoh that person wa jaiva toe.”

@Jiji__Jina: “She’s so funny on #Nikiwe as Lulu. Enjoying her on there too. Super talented ntombi yase Monti/Mdantsane.”

@biccapital: “Who played the Tom Cat in F3 wearing a red t-shirt with the letter F? Used to enjoy that one just nje. Found him a bit funny.”

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image via Twitter @philmphela @MizaDJ

image via Twitter @philmphela