|Birth name||Nthato Mokgata|
14 May 1985|
|Origin||Johannesburg, South Africa|
Spoek Mathambo (born Nthato Mokgata 14 May 1985) is a South African artist, producer, singer-songwriter and rapper known for his fusion of a wide array of musical influences and his coining[clarification needed] the Township Tech, to describe the electronic music he produces.
In 2010, his debut album Mshini Wam was released on BBE Records The album includes an award-winning cover of Joy Division’s "She's Lost Control". The track received the Young Director Award at the 2011 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Meanwhile, Mathambo was nominated in the Best African Act category at the 2011 MOBO Awards.
In 2012, Mathambo released his second album Father Creeper on Sub Pop, gaining him a second nomination for Best African Act, at the 2012 MOBO Awards. He was also nominated for Best African Act for the third time at the 2013 MOBO awards.
- Mshini Wam (2010)
- Father Creeper (2012)
- Escape from '85 (2013)
- Eye of the Sun (EP) (with Fantasma) (2014)
- Free Love (2LP) (with Fantasma) (2015)
- Mzansi Beat Code (2017)
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- "MOBO Awards 2013 Voting - Best African Act | MOBO Awards". Mobo.com. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
- McGovern, Kyle (11 July 2013). "10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Fuck Buttons, David Lynch, Pet Shop Boys, and More". Spin. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- Poppy Cosyns. SPOEK: Escape from '85. The Sun, 26 July 2013.
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