Meet the talented Lorreta

Growing up in the sunny suburbs of South Africa’s playground and key tourist destination- Durban- Cindy Hlubi aka “Lorreta” was no stranger to the charms and jazzy undertones of the likes of George Benson, the soulful influences of Lauryn Hill to the urban tones of Aaliyah. In fact one may clearly hear the impact and influences of 90’s (International and local) RnB and hip hop in the ‘Lorreta sound’, spliced with conveying the message of the millennium child.


Born in 1989 in the city of Durban, South Africa, Lorreta studied at the prestigious University of Kwazulu Natal where she had achieved her Honours certification specializing in Economics and another specializing in Finance, Banking and Investment Management.  Many of her previous accolades are within the Arts where as early as eight years of age she participated in the televised talent search program “Star Search” where many of S.A’s child stars began their journey.  

 Furthermore, Lorreta had completed her matric at Pietermaritzburg Girls High during which she was a member of the Pietermaritzburg Youth Choir among a many of her high school accolades. An avid painter and an intuitive and confident public speaker Lorreta has won numerous competitions within the Johannesburg region for her charismatic command of the Englisjf1a1302_1-copyh language. 

Lorreta can be described as an individual that is not only equipped but truly destined to impact this generation and the next. Her debut single “Mood” is a creative rendition of rap legend Tupac Shakur’s “Do For love” track playing homage to 90’s RnB, Hip-hop and local Kwaito greats TKZee

We are honored to featured here her at AlwaysBeOG! Check out her new single Mood its super dope, this artist definitely lives up to the culture.