Thapelo has been in show business for over 38 years. He was one of the performers in Ipi Ntombi in 1969. He has travelled the world and entertained a wide variety of people. He sang for Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Performance in 1975.
He spent a number of years working in Las Vegas, Nevada where he worked with Sammy Davies Jnr and Gladys Night. He has been in a number of movies with prominent people, to mention a few people Jack Palance and Richard Roundtree.
He sang at the wedding of Nelson and Graca Mandela as well as at the wedding of Nelson Mandela’s daughter, Zinzi. He has entertained at numerous corporate functions over the last ten years.