Bongo Maffin

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Bongo Maffin
Bongo Maffin perform onstage in Vienna in 2008
Bongo Maffin onstage in Vienna (2008)
Background information
Origin South Africa
Genres Kwaito
Labels Sony Music International
Gallo Record Company
Website bongomaffin.co.za
Past members Thandiswa Mazwai

Bongo Maffin is a South African kwaito music group who formed in Cape Town in 1996.[1] They released their first studio album, The Concerto, in 1998, followed by Bongolution (2001) and New Construction (2005). Lead singer Thandiswa Mazwai published her debut solo album, Zabalaza, in 2006.

Album awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1999 The Concerto South African Music Awards: Best African Pop Album Won
2001 Bongolution Kora Africa Music Awards: Best African Group Won
2002 Bongolution Metro FM Awards: Best African Pop Won
2002 Bongolution Metro FM Awards: Best Duo/Group Won
2002 Bongolution South African Music Award: Best Duo/Group Won
2006 New Construction South African Music Award: Best Duo/Group Won
2006 New Construction Kora Africa Music Awards: Best African Group Won
2006 New Construction BBC World Music Awards: Best African Album Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lusk, John. "Awards for World Music 2007 – Africa: Bongo Maffin (South Africa)". BBC Radio 3. BBC. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 

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