South African musicians born in the year 1976

Here are 8 famous musicians from South Africa were born in 1976:

Illana May

Illana May (February 1, 1976-) is a South African singer.

She was born in Cape Town and grew up in a musically-inclined family. From a young age, Illana showed a natural talent for singing and began performing at local events and competitions. In 1998, she released her debut album, "Illana May," which quickly gained popularity in South Africa and earned her critical acclaim for her soulful voice and emotional delivery. She went on to release several more albums, including "The Only Way is Up" and "I Will Wait." Illana is also known for her philanthropy work, particularly her efforts to support education and empowerment for young girls in Africa. She continues to tour and perform, and is considered one of South Africa's most beloved musicians.

In addition to her music career and philanthropy work, Illana May is also a television personality. She has appeared on various South African television shows, including "The Voice," where she served as a coach for several seasons. Illana is also a dedicated mother to her two children, and often speaks publicly about the challenges and rewards of balancing her career with motherhood. She is highly respected in the music industry for her powerful performances and dedication to using her platform to promote positive change in her community. Despite her success, Illana remains down-to-earth and approachable, and is known for her warm personality and commitment to her fans.

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Kabelo Mabalane

Kabelo Mabalane (December 15, 1976-) also known as Kabelo or Bouga Luv is a South African actor and rapper.

His albums include Immortal Vol.2. Genres he performed: Kwaito, Hip Hop and Hip hop music.

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Thandiswa Mazwai

Thandiswa Mazwai (March 31, 1976 Eastern Cape-) also known as Mazwai, Thandiswa, Thandiswa, Red or Thandiswa Mazwa is a South African singer.

Discography: Ibokwe, Zabalaza and Dance of the Forgotten Free – Live in Concert. Genres: Jazz, Funk and House music.

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Jean Grae

Jean Grae (November 26, 1976 Cape Town-) also known as What? What?, Tsidi Ibrahim or Nee Tsidi Ibrahim is a South African rapper, record producer, music producer and actor.

Her discography includes: Attack of the Attacking Things... The Dirty Mixes, Grae Fruits: The Jean Grae Compilation, This Week, The Bootleg of the Bootleg EP, The Grae Mixtape, The Orchestral Files, Jeanius, The Official Bootleg, Cookies or Comas and Cake or Death. Genres she performed: Hip hop music and Nerdcore.

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Katia Guerreiro

Katia Guerreiro (February 23, 1976 Vanderbijlpark-) also known as Guerreiro, Katia is a South African singer. She has one child, Mafalda Faustino.

Discography: Fado maior, , , and .

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Megan Alatini

Megan Alatini (September 29, 1976 George-) also known as Megan Bronwinne Cassie is a South African singer.

Genres related to her: Pop music.

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Petronel Malan

Petronel Malan (February 23, 1976 Pretoria-) is a South African pianist.

Her albums: Transfigured Beethoven. Genres: Classical music.

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Blackcoffee (March 11, 1976 eThekwini-) a.k.a. Nkosinathi Maphumulo, Black Coffee or Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo is a South African disc jockey, record producer and entrepreneur.

His discography includes: BlackCoffee, Gardens of Eden / Trip to Lyon, Turn Me On, Superman, Home Brewed, Africa Rising, We Are One and The Djoon Experience.

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