Zakes Bantwini is a South African singer, songwriter and music producer who has been making music since the early 2000s. He is best known for his hit single “Clap Your Hands”, which was released in 2006.
Bantwini was born in Umlazi, Durban in 1978. He grew up in a musical family and his father was a DJ. Bantwini began making music when he was a teenager and released his first album, “Nguwe Lo”, in 2001.
Since then, Bantwini has released four more albums and has won numerous awards, including a South African Music Award and a Kora Award. He has also worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Madonna, Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean.
Bantwini is currently working on his sixth album, which is due to be released later this year.
Zakes Bantwini is a South African singer, songwriter, and producer. He was born on September 11, 1978, in Durban, South Africa. Bantwini’s music is a mix of kwaito, house, and African traditional music. He has released four studio albums: Zakes Bantwini (2002), Clap Your Hands (2006), Love, Light & Music (2010), and Nguwe (2013). Bantwini has won two South African Music Awards, one for Best Male Artist and one for Best Dance Album.