Brenda Fassie

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Birthday
3, 1964
Birthplace
Cape Town, South Africa
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (39)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1964
Birthplace
Cape Town, South Africa
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (39)

About

Afropop artist who wrote and performed anti-apartheid songs and sang "Weekend Special" and "Too Late for Mama."

Before Fame

She fronted her first band, Brenda and the Big Dudes, in 1985.

Trivia

She has been declared the Queen of African Pop by her fans.

Family Life

She grew up in Langa, Cape Town with eight older siblings. Later on in life she was briefly married to Nhlanhla Mbambo.

Associated With

She placed sixteen spots behind Nelson Mandela on the SABC3's 100 Greatest South Africans list.