Lungi Naidoo

Lungi Naidoo is a South African recording artist. She first came to public’s attention with a single “I will”, from her first album, Lungi. Prior to I will, Naidoo provided backing vocals for artists such as Lebo Mathosa and Loyiso Bala among others.
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Born Lungi Naidoo
D.O.B Unknown
Stanger
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Education Shakaskraal SS
Occupation Singer
Songwriter
Genre R&B
Label Unknown
Since ? – to date
Agent LPL
Website Unknown

Lungi Naidoo was born in Stanger (now officially known as KwaDukuza), KwaZulu-Natal to a Zulu mother and Indian father.

She attended Shakaskraal Secondary School.

Naidoo began her music career as a backing vocalist for South African music heavyweights.

She has since gone on to forge a successful career as a solo artist.

She has released two solo albums.

She has shared the stage with the likes of Sibongile Khumalo and Judith Sephuma.

 

Lungi

Naidoo began work on the self titled album with music producer Alexis Faku under the record label Black Gravity Entertainment.

The album’s overall performance remains relatively unknown to mainstream music followers but one song, “I will”.

The single may not necessarily have been a smash his but it garnered a lot of radio play, and to this day, the song remains among the best R&B records to ever come out of South Africa.

It is unknown when was the album recorded or released.

I am

I am is the second album by South Africa recording artist Lungi Naidoo.

The album was released in October, 2013.

It spawned a hit single “Love”.

The album was nominated for “Best R&B Album” at the 13th Metro Music FM Awards.

 

Discography

Year Album Label Notes
Unknown Lungi Black Gravity Entertainment Released by Lungi Naidoo, Debut Album
2013 I Am Unknown Released by Lungi Naidoo

 

Philanthropy

The Lungi Foundation is a “Not For Profit Organization” (NPO) that was founded by musician Lungi Naidoo.

The foundation works with 20 schools in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, providing food, school uniforms, stationery and text books to children from underprivileged communities.

 

 

Accolades

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2014 Metro FM Music Awards   Best R&B Album   I am Nominated

 

 

 

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