Rapper Rouge, also known as Deko Barbara-Jessica Wedi, and her longtime partner Ginger Mac, Macmillan Mabaleka, have embarked on an exciting new chapter in their remarkable love story.
After nine years of dating, they have joyously announced their engagement, setting the stage for a lifetime of happiness together.
Their journey began as friends during their university years, but it was their deep connection that eventually blossomed into something more profound.
Ginger Mac recognized the authenticity of their love, and as their relationship grew, it became clear that they were destined for each other.
Now, the couple has shared their blissful moment with the world through an Instagram reel.
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In the heartfelt video, Rouge and Ginger Mac are seen embarking on a spiritual journey together, getting baptized side by side.
As the video unfolds, Ginger Mac unveils a carefully concealed box, presumably containing the symbol of their commitment – an exquisite engagement ring.
The air is thick with anticipation as he presents the ring to Rouge, asking her to be his partner for life. It’s a magical and enchanting scene that encapsulates the depth of their love and the beginning of an exciting new chapter.
Rouge and Ginger Mac have navigated the ups and downs of the music industry hand in hand, supporting each other every step of the way.
As best friends turned life partners, their connection is rooted in a deep understanding of each other’s dreams and ambitions.
Working together has been a seamless transition, with Rouge emphasizing – in a recent interview – how Ginger Mac’s genuine care for her and her career has been instrumental in their shared success.
“We have been best friends for years. So, working together was a seamless transition that happened naturally,” she says.
“He is someone who genuinely cares for me and my career. We have been on this journey together since my career started.”
It’s worth noting that Ginger Mac holds a special place in Rouge’s heart as her first and only boyfriend.
Their love story has been a testament to their unwavering commitment to one another.
As a talented musician, Rouge has not only conquered the music industry but also ventured into business, investing in property, stocks, and collaborating with renowned brands.
Her success story began with a modest R2,000 paycheck from a booking arranged by Sizwe “Reason” Moeketsi.
Rouge and Ginger Mac’s engagement marks a celebration of their remarkable love and commitment throughout the years.
As they embark on this new chapter, their journey serves as an inspiration, reminding us all that true love endures and flourishes against all odds.