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Listen to Kudala Besifuna from Mahlathini's The Lion Of Soweto for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Simon ‘Mahlathini’ Nkabinde (1937 - 1999) was a South African mbaqanga singer. Known as the "Lion of Soweto" (which the name "Mahlathini" translates to), Nkabinde was the most distinguished of the basso-profundo "groaners" of black South African music and the acknowledged original of a mbaqanga sub-style known as mqashiyo, the indestructible beat. Early career and life As a young boy, Nkabinde would sing in choirs at Zulu wedding ceremonies (reference: GMPV 9, Mbaqanga at its Best!).
Simon "Mahlathini" Nkabinde (1938 – 27 July 1999) was a South African mbaqanga singer. Known as the "Lion of Soweto", Nkabinde is the acknowledged exponent of the deep-voiced, basso profundo "groaning" style that came to symbolize mbaqanga music in the 1960s. Nkabinde was also a very active live performer in South Africa, recording and performing with the Mahotella Queens and the backing Makgona Tsohle Band from 1964 to 1971, and then again from 1983 to 1999.
Simon 'Mahlathini' Nkabinde, 1988. Background information. Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens celebrated their 30th anniversary in 1994 with the album Stoki Stoki, issued internationally on Shanachie Records in 1996. Later years and death. The team was struck a blow when West Nkosi, their saxophonist and producer until 1991, was killed in a car accident in late 1998. On the very day of Nkosi's funeral, their long-serving guitarist Marks Mankwane died as a result of complications with sugar diabetes. Let's Move With Makhona Tsohle Band (1967). Indoda Mahlathini (1969). Isigubu Sabalozi (1969). Makgona Tsohle Reggi (1970).
The Mahotella Queens, Mahlathini Yebo! feat Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens. Mahlathini Kudala Besifuna.
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- Written-By – Simon Mahlathini Nkabinde
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