Zonke Dikana

Bio

Born in Kwazakhele, Port Elizabeth, Zonke Dikana studied in Bloemfontein. While living in Germany she met group Jazz Cantina. After writing a song for them, ‘Africa My Motherland’, they came to South Africa to record her music. Jazz Cantina was reborn as Culture Clan, which now included Zonke and two other rappers. Culture Clan released their music in South Africa and in Germany and went on to win Channel O and Metro FM Awards. Zonke recorded a solo album, Soulitary, released through Columbia Records in Italy, Germany and Japan. In South Africa she signed with Kalawa Jazmee, where she released the house-influenced Life, Love and Music in 2007. She also wrote songs for the likes of Mafikizolo, Don Laka, Black Coffee, Guffy Pilane, Winnie Khumalo, Tshepo Tsholo and Theo Kgosinkwe.

Zonke’s second album, Ina Ethe, was released in late 2011 on independent TMP Records and included the hit is ‘Jik Izinto’. It earned her a Sama in 2012 for Best African Adult Contemporary Album. Her sister Lulu is also a singer. Her father Vuyisile 'Viva' Dikana played drums on British soul band Simply Red's album Life, while her stepmother was famed singer Anneline Malebo from Joy.

Music

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Tonight
04:33
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Uzondilinda
02:40
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Malibongwe
07:32
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Pleasure
07:43
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Heavenly
03:40
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Mzi Ka Phalo
05:20
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Sobabini
05:21
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Ina Ethe
05:36
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Nameless
05:40
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Jik'izinto
07:13
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Zonke
Say Now (Bonus Track)
04:23
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Zonke
Overture
01:15
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Zonke
Nomanyange
06:04
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Grateful (Interlude)
00:59
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Forever in Love
03:54
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Those Days
03:50
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Uzohamb'ubuye
06:45
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Ekhaya
05:13
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Viva the Legend
05:38
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Chivalry Is Dead
05:28
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Funky Lovin' (Stay With Me)
03:59
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Free State of Mind
03:49
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This Is It
03:34
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Dear Child (So Many Ways)
03:46
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Great Storm
03:48
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NdiliMpondo
04:07
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Uphelelwa Lixesha
04:15
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Soul to Keep
05:06
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Intliziyo
04:55
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Best Days of My Life
03:38
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Ndiyak'thembisa
04:18
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Tonight
04:34
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Uyandithanda
04:08
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L.O.V.E
04:21
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Say Now
06:59
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My Music
06:15
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Thank You for Loving Me
05:14
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Feelings
08:17
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Birds of A Feather (Intro)
01:30
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Meet me in my Dreams
03:34
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Reach It
03:34
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S.O.S (Release Me)
04:03
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Zonke Feeling
03:46
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Videos

Zonke - This Is It
Zonke - Funky Lovin' (Stay With Me)
Zonke - S.O.S (Release Me (Pseudo Video))
Zonke - Dear Child (So Many Ways - pseudo)
Zonke - Free State of Mind (pseudo video)
Zonke - Reach It
Zonke Dikana - Uzondilinda
Zonke - Tonight
Zonke - Tonight
Zonke - L.O.V.E

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ZAJohannesburg, South Africa
In operation since: 
2007

Contact

+27832856135
Zonke Dikana
Profile added by DJ Okapi on 26 May 2014
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