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We are joined by legendary musician and advocate, Steve Kekana. Steve has a remarkable career throughout his life, especially considering the fact that he lost his sight at the young age of 5 years old, however it seemed like after he lost the one sense, the others flourished. He is most notibly known for his smash hits in the 80’s such as ‘Take Your Love’.
Due to his disability at a young age, Steve had to be enrolled at the school for the blind in Pietersburg, even though he was born and grew up Zebediela, Limpopo. He has had a long and illustrious career that has seen him releasing over 40 albums worth of work, receiving a number of awards and accolades such as receiving the SABC Black Music Award for best male vocalist, in 1979 and 1980. In 2018 Steve received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 24th South African Music Awards. His career has also seen him collaborate with other legendary artists such as Ray Phiri, PJ Powers and Nana Coyote, among many others.
He is also obtained B Juris and LLB degrees in university, and now is an Advocate and lecturer in Labour Law at the University of South Africa.