Raymond Chikapa Enock Phiri (March 23, 1947 – July 12, 2017) was a South African Jazz, Fusion and Mbaqanga musician born in Mpumalanga to a Malawian immigrant worker and a South African guitarist nicknamed "Just Now" Phiri.
Ray Phiri collaborated with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Simon's Graceland album project in 1985. Before this collaboration Phiri already had had a
Early period: The formation of the band as ‘The Beaters’
The story of South Africa’s all-time favourite band began on April 18, 1968 at Orlando West High School, Soweto under the stewardship of the highly respected principal Dr. Matseke who has since departed. May his soul rest in peace. Four high school friends came together to form a school band so that they could perform at a local
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KEENIATTA shows her talent as a singer and performer since she was a child. She grew up listening to Aretha Franklin, Patti La Belle, Tina Turner and Diana Ross as well as a lot of other music. Her music career begins as she wins the 1st ediiton of the “Shell Road To Fame”, a famous talent show in South Africa, by signing with top labels to record a few albums released in South Africa. Polygram
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