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Zakes Bantwini

Bum Bum is the hit single that has seen former ballet and stage practitioner ZakesBantwini explode onto the local music. He is described by some as a blend between James Brown, FelaKuti and other soulful musical influences. Winner of the Best Male Award at the 10th Metro Music Awards last year, Bantwini is currently studying for his degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal while pursuing an active performing and recording schedule. Outside of South Africa, Bantwini has toured in Europe.