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SA Musicians And Their Fathers In 2019

SA Musicians And Their Fathers – Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children.

This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. It’s Father’s Day on Sunday, and to celebrate we are shining the spotlight on some of SA’s coolest celebrity and their Dads.

  1. The Dube Brothers

The Dube Brothers – when the Dube brothers are mentioned, it is hard to resist their dashing looks, although authentic fans also know that the trio is a great force to be reckoned with when it comes to their talent in the music scene.

Well, if your father is RevBenjamin Dube, can somewhat be a blessing to pave the way.

2. Ntokozo Mbambo / Mbatha

Having been in the industry for almost 15 years as a Gospel artist, Ntokozo has created a name for herself but remained family orientated, being blessed with two beautiful daughters. And we thank her father who groomed this young lady in the presence of the Lord.

3. Amanda Black

Amanda Black, real name Amanda Benedicta Antony is our own singer-songwriter and recording artist who came to stardom in 2016 following the release of her hit single “Amazulu,” is also a daddies girl.

4. Shekhinah

Shekhinah is a musician is among the youngest and most successful award-winning artists in South Africa. Shekhinah Donnell, popularly known as Shekhinah, an artist who is prominent for her distinct style in R&B and pop music. She is also a songwriter. Her banger is ‘Let you know. She also has a tragic past as her parents abandoned her at birth, but fortunate enough, she was adopted and raised by a white family. Growing up in a different racial family has, however, had a positive impact on her.

5. Khaya Mthethwa

Khaya Mthethwa, also known as The PK (The Pastor’s Kid,) musician, composer, arranger, and the multi-instrumentalist. If you don’t know him, you might know him for the 8th season win of TV singing competition Idols South Africa.

6. Danny K

Since the release of his debut solo album in 2000, Danny K went on to release numerous chart-topping hits and award-winning albums including the singles Hurts So Bad, You Don’t Know My Name and Senorita. His father is Gavin Koppel.

6. Unathi

Unathi Nkayi, singer, actress and radio personality best known for being an Idols judge and hosting shows on youth station YFM and Metro Fm’s drivetime show, with Glen Lewis. She is also known for her roots and love for her parents, in this case, father.

Written by: Aphiwe Theodorah Mvinjelwa

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