Rouge has been putting in the work, and it’s finally starting to pay off. If you don’t know anything about this big-haired rapper, she featured in the smash hit remix of AKA’s Baddest, collaborated on Mbongo Zaka with fellow female rapper Nomuzi Mabena and her latest single Deja Vu hit number 1 on the 5fm Top 10 at 10.
We get to know the rapper who is earning her stripes one hit at a time
Do you have a second name? What is it?
Deko, my full name is Deko Barbara-Jessica Wedi
Muesli or Coco Pops?
What are some of your most irrational fears?
People poking me lol
Summer or Winter?
What are you looking for in a romantic partner?
Someone who is considerate.
Did you think you’d be where you are now (in your career) 3 years ago?
Yes I did. I really worked at this.
Do you have any hidden talents?
I can breathe out through my eye.
Early riser or late sleeper?
Early riser for sure!
Which song was the most fun to record?
Arumtumtum and Connect
What are some of your biggest pet peeves?
Rude people and terrible customer service.
Pasta, pap or rice?
Pasta but rice is my staple.
Which region in Africa makes the best food?
Congo! (P.S While Rogue is from Pretoria, she has Conogolese origins)
High heels or sneakers?
What’s your favourite item in your closet?
All my shorts. I love my thighs.
What is your ideal vacation spot?
The Apollo Hotel and honestly, my parents house.
What was the last song you listened to?
Post Malone- Congratulations
Who’s your favourite artist?
Monopoly or 30 Seconds?
Do you play any sports?
What’s next for you?
Taking on the world with my music and pushing through other mediums.
What’s your favourite scent?
I have no idea. Definitely, nothing sweet.
Watch No Strings off of Rogue’s latest album