South Africa's top-selling reggae artist, he recorded albums in English, Afrikaans, and Zulu. He released albums like Help My Krap and Rastas Never Die.
He worked as a gardener before forming his first group, The Skyway Band.
He was named the International Artist of the Year and Best Selling African Recording Artist in 1996.
He had seven children.
He recorded albums in English and Afrikaans, which can also be said for 1980s South African artist Laurika Rauch .