Arthur Mafokate Biography
Arthur Mafokate is a SoutAfrican musician and music producer who is popularly known as ‘King of Kiwaito’the founder of the 999 Music Label, a privately owned company producing top and upcoming musicians of all genres.
Arthur Mafokate Early Life
Mafokate was born on 10th July 1962 in Gauteng, Soweto. He is the son of Enos Mafokate a philanthropist and Olympic Equestrian, his family later moved to Midrand. He became a backing dancer for artists including Brenda Fassie, Monwa & Son and Johnny Mokhali
Arthur Mafokate Career
He started as a backup dancer for several artists who were on the spot then. He would dance to Johnny Mokhali, Brenda Fassie, and Monwa Son’s music. This exposure made him realize his love for music.
It also helped him build his gut to sing. In 1995, he worked on his first hit, which he called Kaffir. The song highlighted the changes that the country was glad to enjoy after there were changes politically in 1994.
The lyrics of the song mainly focused on the new democratic election system and the new constitution that had just been implemented. The title of the song was also symbolic.
It depicted the racial discrimination in the country. The term Kaffir would be used to refer to black people.
After releasing his first hit that did so well, Mafokate embarked on working, and within a very short period, he had already done his first album, which he named Kaffir.
He has so far done seven more Kwaito albums.
Kwaito music has a good market in South Africa and beyond. Arthur Mafokate songs have therefore earned him credit, especially since he is among the first artist to perform Kwaito music.
Arthur Mafokate Age
He was born on 10th July 1962 in Gauteng, Soweto, South Africa. Mafokate celebrates his birthday on 10th July every month.
Arthur Mafokate Family
He is the son of Enos Mafokate, a South African showjumper and founder of a riding school.
He has kept his family life private and therefore, very little details about his family are known, for instance, details of his children. He is a father of three. Two of his kids are girls; Kelello Mafokate and Owami Mafokate. The third child is a boy. His name is Arthur Mafokate Junior.
His son Arthur Mafokate Junior is a DJ. The young DJ has created his brand of entertainment and signature performances, including setting himself on fire while performing. AJ also presents Skull Candy Dance Nights on community radio station Mix FM on Sundays.
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Arthur Mafokate Salary
Details about his salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he makes will be updated as soon as it is available.
Arthur Mafokate Net Worth
As a successful singer, there is no doubt he earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth. However, his exact net worth has not yet been revealed but the information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Arthur Mafokate Awards and Nominations
He was the first artist to win the South African Music Awards category of The Song Of The Year.
At the 2007 FNB South African Music Awards, he was recognized for his contribution to this new generation of music.
In 2016, he was honored at the 2016 South African Metro FM Music Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award for recognition of his 22-year-old successful entertainment career.
Arthur Mafokate Album
» Die Poppe Sal Dans
» Oyi Oyi
» Kwaito: South African Hip Hop
» Haai Bo
Arthur Mafokate Songs
»Die Poppe Sal Dans
»I like the way
» Sika Lekhekhe
»Music is my game
»Vuvuzela Remix President music video
»I like the way featuring Lond
» Daai Ding
»You make me go mmm
»Die Pope Sal Danse
»Arthur & Kelly Khumalo – Nguye Lo
»Celebrate (Good Times) feat Thiwe
»Oyi Oyi(maestro Mix)
»Madiba Skit – Kwaito (2)
»Julie Maak My Mal
»Sika Lekhekhe (2006 remix)
Frequently Asked Questions About Mafokate
Who is Mafokate?
He is a South African musician and music producer who is the founder of the 999 music label.
How old is Mafokate?
The South African national was born on 10th July 1962.
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How tall is Mafokate?
He is of average height.
Is Mafokate married?
No, he is not married but he has children.
How much is Mafokate worth?
He has not shared any information about his wealth. This information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
How much does Mafokate make?
Arthur has never revealed any details concerning his earnings, once he does,we’ll update this information.
Where does Mafokate live?
He prefers to keep his personal life out of the limelight and there’s absolutely no information about his current residence. This section will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Is Mafokate dead or alive?
He is still alive and in good health.
Where is Mafokate now?
He is working on his songs.
What happened to Mafokate?
He was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
Arthur Mafokate Social Media Handles
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Strange things happen in this house, I just discovered that there is no single pic were the three of us are actually looking into the camera, that we have few pics of ourselves me, @ajlive and @owamimafokate, and to top it all to find us in a meeting discussing weekend gigs and traveling arrangements 😏😏😏
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