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Sayde Fillis, a 12-year-old from Irista Primary School in Kuils River is wowing South Africans with his singing talent and a video of him performing an Adele cover has since gone viral.


Kuils River, South Africa (29 November 2021) – Sayde Fillis, a 12-year-old from Irista Primary School in Kuils River went viral last week after a video was shared of him singing Adele’s “Easy On Me” at school.

The talented young man hopes to pursue his musical talents, turning them into a career. Sayde has been singing for his school since Grade R. It all started at his first graduation and has since become somewhat of a tradition.

Sayde shared with the Cape Times that he draws his inspiration from artists like Adele and Justin Bieber.

“[I]Would really love to make music my lifetime career” – Sayde Fillis

Lorenzia Lakey shared the video that went viral and never imagined it would reach as many people as it did. She has been overwhelmed with joy to have gotten Sayde’s name out there thanks to the video.

Sayde has become an overnight sensation in South Africa and seems to have a seriously bright future ahead of him.

Take a look at his incredible performance below.

Sources:  Lorenzia Lakey / Cape Times
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