DBN Gogo (born May 30, 1993), whose real name is Mandisa Radebe (uMaka Mbah), is a professional dick jockey, singer, and music producer best known for hosting Big Brother Lockdown House Party on Channel O. She gained fame after her debut single, “Khuza Gogo,” which received the platinum status award in South Africa and attracted local recognition.
DBN Gogo Biography
May 30, 1993
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
DJ music producer
Early Life and Education
DBN Gogo was born on May 30, 1993, in Durban, to an influential family and a popular politician named Jeff Radebe. Her father is a cousin of Cyril Ramaphosa, the fifth democratically elected president of South Africa, while her mother, Bridgette Motsepe, is a successful businesswoman. Also, her maternal uncle, Patrice Motsepe, is an affluent businessman and the president of the Confederation of African Football.
DBN Gogo studied law at an undisclosed university, but she is fluent in English and French.
DBN Gogo, right from an early age, had a passion for music and engaged herself in singing, playing the piano, and dancing, so music was something she had always yearned to accomplish. She has only been active for a few years, thus she is a rookie in the South African music scene, and she enjoys and finds satisfaction in DJing.
In 2017, she joined the music industry, and since then, she stands out from other South African DJs with her energetic sets and performances. She stunned everyone with her performance on Big Brother Mzansi in mid-February 2022. Within a period of time, she became a household name and one of the most sought-after DJs.
Apart from being a DJ, DBN Gogo has released two albums, “Break Through,” collaborating with “Unlimited Soul,” and her second album, “Thomoza Café,” where she collaborated with Dinho.
DBN Gogo is in a relationship with Lethabo Sebetso, aka Focalistic, a famous South African rapper.
- “Break Through
- Thomoza Café
- Ithuba Lami
- Dakiwe (Mixed) featuring Lady Du
- 6 to 6
- French Kiss
Awards and Nominations
Basadi’s Music Awards
|2022||Herself||DJ of the Year||Pending|
|“Bambelela” (featuring Pabi Cooper, Young Stunna)||Song of the Year||Pending|
Clout Africa awards
|2022||Herself||DJ of the Year||Won|
DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards
Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.
|“Khuza Gogo”||Best AmaPiano Song||Nominated|
SA Amapiano Music Awards
|2021||“Khuza Gogo”||Amapiano Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Herself||Amapiano Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|Best female Amapiano artist||Nominated|
|The Best Amapiano Female DJ Act||Nominated|
|“Dakiwe”||Most Viral Amapiano Song of the Year||Nominated|
DBN Gogo’s net worth is estimated at $1 million.
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