Dr Malinga

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Dr Malinga
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Background information
Birth name Goodwill Malinga
Born (1980-07-07) July 7, 1980 (age 39)
Themba, Hammanskraal
Tshwane, Gauteng
South Africa
Origin Pretoria, Gauteng
South Africa
Genres
  • Gospel
  • Kwaito
  • House
  • Afropop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Dancer
  • Producer
Years active 1998 - to date
Labels Kalawa
Associated acts

Dr Malinga (born Goodwill Malinga on 7 July 1980) is a South African recording artist, singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer. He began his career in 1998 when he was a still a promoter for a furniture shop; he spent the years that followed in relative obscurity until 2012 (some 12 years later) when he was featured in the DJ Vetkuk and Mahoota cover version of Via Orlando (2012). The song was, despite being a cover of a classic, it was an instant hit. Dr Malinga's flamboyant dance moves earned him a recognition by music lovers. In 2014 he release his debut album First Injection.