Simphiwe Dana to be featured on 21 Icons


Simphiwe Dana is set to appear as 21st icon of the acclaimed short-film series ‘21 ICONS’ season 3 this Sunday (February 14th, 2016) on SABC1.

The 35-year-old award-winning Afro-Soul and Xhosa Jazz songstress has performed at key national events and festivals such as Arts Alive, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, and the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz and across the world in places like China, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

She released her debut album, Zandisile in 2014 and her second album titled, The One Love Movement on the Bantu Biko Street, won her numerous South African Music Awards (SAMA), including Female Artist of the Year.

FYI: Simphiwe Dana was born in 1981 in rural Gcuwa in the Transkei, she grew up in a Mayaluleni, a village in the Eastern Cape.

Be sure to tune into 21 Icon @ 19h27 this Sunday on SABC1! And repeat on Monday @ 17h57.