Babsy Mlangeni

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Babsy Mlangeni
Background information
Birth name Bernard Babsy Mlangeni
Born (1943-02-24) February 24, 1943 (age 79)
Orlando East, Soweto
Gauteng, South Africa
  • Afro-Pop
  • Soul
  • Funk
  • singer
  • guitarist
  • composer
  • entrepreneur
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1968 - to date
Labels Tammy Music
Associated acts

Babsy Mlangeni (born Bernard Babsy Mlangeni on 24 February 1943) is a South African music legend, singer, guitarist, composer and entrepreneur who started making music professionally in 1968 and his 1st single that took him to the top was Sala Ema which was a huge block buster which in 1969. Babsy Mlangeni in 2012 he was honoured with a Chancellors Awards from the University on North West’s Mafikeng campus South Africa.


  1. 702, Babsy Mlangeni speaks out about the treatment of disabled people in the industry, 3 November 2018
  2. sowetolifemage,Babsy Mlangeni to receive Lifetime Achievement awards at the SAMAs. But ‘Ntsimbi’ is Gatvol, 3 September 2019
  3. channel24, Legendary acts Steve Kekana, Babsy Mlangeni and Ladysmith Black Mambazo will headline The ArtsAbility Festival happening at Ekurhuleni'sn, 3 September 2019

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