Steve Kekana

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Steve Kekana
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Background information
Birth name Tebogo Steve Kekana
Born (1958-08-04) August 4, 1958 (age 61)
Zebediela, Transvaal
South Africa
Genres
  • Afro-Pop
  • Soul
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Mbaqanga
Occupation(s)
  • singer
  • Songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1979 - to date
Labels Impangela Music
Associated acts
Website http://stevekekana.co.za/

Steve Kekana (born Tebogo Steve Kekana on 4 August 1958) is a South African singer, and songwriter. He is known for his classic albums such as Iphupho, Ngiyadlisa, Raising My Family and Isithombe Sami among others. Steve Kekana's Raising My Family was an album of particular importance receiving wide reaching acclaim at home and abroad; that album went on to earn him SABC's Black Music Award for best male vocalist.

Education

Steve Kekana attended a school for the blind in the city of Polokwane. He attended university and graduated with B Juris and LLB degrees.

Sight

Steve Kekana lost his sight at the age of five.

Recognition

Steve Kekana was awarded a Lifetime Achievement at the 24th Annual South African Music Awards.

References

  1. last.fm, Steve Kekana, 3 September 2019
  2. iono.fm/,CGOTW - STEVE KEKANA, 3 September 2019
  3. channel24, egendary acts Steve Kekana, Babsy Mlangeni and Ladysmith Black Mambazo will headline The ArtsAbility Festival happening at Ekurhuleni'sn, 3 September 2019
  4. EWN, Steve Kekana to receive SAMA24 lifetime achievement award, 02 December 2019
  5. Afternoon Express, Steve Kekana, 02 December 2019