Rami is a mother, singer, actress, musical director, radio host, voice-over artist, speaker and author. She is full of life and is a very vibrant and versatile being. A popular face on national TV, currently on SABC’s Giyani- Land Of Blood, she has recently starred in three instalments of Netflix comedy-drama, How To Ruin Christmas. She was also in BET’s daily drama, ISONO, Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen and has also featured on TV shows like Harvest, Muvhango, 7de Laan, Abomzala, It’s Complicated, Scandal!, Inkaba and Backstage, to name a few.
She was also the radio host of ThobelaFM’s renowned jazz show, Jazz Ye Phelago. Prior to that, she did an online radio show - #CountryDuty on CliffCentral. Her passion for music and her love for singing has seen her perform all over the country for different audiences- from corporate and all the way to social events in the townships. After years of brilliant onscreen storytelling, Rami Chuene put pen to paper and lets us in on a secret; her story telling abilities know no limits. We Kissed The Sun And Embraced The Moon, Rami’s successful debut book, is a collection of memoir essays where Rami tells of her own personal journey and experiences that will take you on a warm, sentimental journey and remind you of your childhood memories. These stories will make you laugh, they will make you cry and most of all they will speak to your heart and remind you how beautiful and simple life truly is. Rami is currently writing her second book.
In November 2014, through her own recording label Ramsgate Records, Rami released her long-awaited debut album: From Fear To Love. This is where she shows off her talent as a singer, producer and arranger. The album was produced with pianist Randal Skippers and boasts a 12-piece band consisting of very highly talented musicians. One of the biggest highlights of the album is that most of her songs are sung in her mother tongue, Sepedi.
She moves from being a singer to MC to Speaker with ease and has motivated different audiences- women, men and youth. Her “off the cuff” manner of speaking has seen corporate companies requesting and booking her more than once. Rami’s approach to life is always positive and she thrives on making a difference in people’s lives.
She is one of the faces of #IAMME campaign by Ackerman’s. This is the campaign that encourages people, especially women, to embrace and accept their bodies without shame. Rami has a passion for the youth and will often go on boot camps as a life coach to encourage and motivate young men and women. She has been involved in initiatives like Colour Your Life, Sensible Choices, Skills For Life and Southern African HIV and Aids Collaboration (SAHAC). Rami is a nurturer, encourager and motivator who holds dear issues that are facing women in general and she is not afraid to tackle those with ease. She is able to speak to any group, irrespective of colour, age, background and gender.
Rami believes that doing good is good business and that people’s lives will always change for the better when everyone’s wellbeing becomes our business and responsibility. This has led her to start the Rami Chuene Foundation whose motto is, “Do good where you are”.