Dr Malinga

Artist

Born in Temba, Hammanskraal, on the 07 July 1980 and his the First born Child and has three Siblings, He went to Bokamoso high School in Stinkwater north of Pretoria, His a Father of two kids a Son and two year 8 Months old baby Girl, He used to buy his suites in Small Street and changes the design, he started Singing at a younger age, he used to sing gospel and then went to Afro songs. His first job was handing advertising Pamphlets for Furniture shops

His lucky break came in 1998 when Phumi Maduna of Cheek Cheek was singing for a promotion outside Russels Furniture shop, when she took a break he took a mic and began singing, Telling people about Sales Specials from the Pamphlet.

His First Payment was R200, and was also given a Cellphone for them to be able to get hold of him when the want him to come and advertise.

Then he became one of those guys who sings outside furniture shops, enticing Customers into the shops, He also used to enter Competition and won the Mbabane Cultural Calabash Competition three years in a row, He also won a Mazda 3 when he entered Voice of choice held on Thobela Radio.by bursting into a Rebecca song at the top of his voice and mimics her exactly. Rebecca is his idol

For voice of choice Finals he sang Brenda Fassie Weekend Special and it was in 2004, that’s how the Mazda 3 was won and he sell it and bought the Venture but it was stolen from him with a Gunpoint, in the meantime he was still promoting Furniture shops like Rhino Cash and Carry, Russels, Lewis and Joshua door

His first big hit was Casanova with Dj Choice and it was nominated for record of the year, and his Second big hit was Father to be with Kalawa Jazmee newcomers, Black Motion which was also nominated for awards. Oskido and All Directors of Kalawa Jazmee sat up and took notice

Oskido organized a meeting for him. He said he wanted to do something in 2012.he met with Kalawa Producers the next day  and put him in the booth and sang Jika and other 7 songs with no Pen or Paper Freestyling and Composing them, Oskido was so excited and call Bruce Dope,Stoan,Mjokes and Mahoota,Within three days they give him a contract. He was signed by Kalawa in 2011

He also give youth a chance to get educated by Launching Dr Malinga Foundation by helping them with bursaries

His First Album was released in 2014 October 10 titled First injection, He had a big break when he sang a song Via Orlando he was featured by Vetkuk Vs Mahoota which was also nominated for top awards. He calls his Famous dance Linga Dance .His now an Ambassador of South African Tourism, His also an Event organizer organizing big events working hand in hand with City of Tshwane and other Provinces including Mpumalanga and Freestate he used to act on Ekasi story and now his acting in one of the biggest Sitcom in South Africa Gauteng Maboneng 2 which Plays on SABC 2, In year 2012 and 2013 he was voted the most talked about Celebrity in South Africa. He performed in top events and Awards Ceremony like Channel Metro FM awards, TV Base, Sports awards, Talent awards and many other awards. He even went and Perform abroad like in England and many other African Countries

He also did many TV Adverts like Shot left,MTN advert, Shield and also own a clothing Label Wadijaja by Dr Malinga, He does not drink or Smoke he deserve to be a living legend because he created his own dance moves, Unique voice that everyone likes and it’s a man of many talents.

Lately he was nominated for Best New Artist for 14th Metro FM Music Awards. And he signed two Energetic Artists on his label Lingas Entertainment by the names Mr Style and Josta along with a new Hip Hop artist by the name of Royal Suave.

 

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