Dumi Mpayipeli completed her studies at CPUT and Damelin College where she received 2 diplomas, one in Public Management and the other in Journalism and Media Studies. She also completed her journalism internship at Zone Radio. In her spare time she loves taking long drives, reading crime novels and spending time with her loved ones. She loves laughing and being happy all the time. Her love for music started at a very young age. She loved Brenda Fassie and owned all of her CD’s and had a music book in which she had the lyrics from various singers like Shania Twain, Dolly Parton etc. VH1 is her favourite station on television as it plays all the old songs which is why she now works at Zone Radio.