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Da L.E.S. (which stands for Les Equals Success) is an American-born South African rapper best known as a former member of the hip hop group Jozi.
Along with fellow Jozi member Ishmael, and the band’s manager David Kibuuka, he was the subject of the SABC1 reality series Jozi – Moving the City, in 2011. In 2013 he won the fifth season of the SABC1 reality competition Tropika Island of Treasure. In 2014 he is one of the four cast members of the Vuzu Amp reality spoof series The Real Jozi A-Listers
Born July 26, 1985, better known by his stage name Da L.E.S, is a South African and American hip hop recording artist and record producer. He achieved early success with his band, Jozi, and is most known for his solo single, Heaven, which was released in 2013, and features fellow South African hip hop recording artists, AKA, and Maggz.
Mampe was born in Washington D.C., United States, to South African parents, Leslie Jonathan Mampe, an IT specialist who worked at IBM, and his wife, Priscilla. Mampe, Sr. was a collector of music LPs and was known for hosting parties. It is through this that Mampe discovered his musical talents at a young age, while living in the United States with his parents.
In 2014, Mampe starred in a South African television series, The Real Jozi A-Listers, as a lead character alongside South African television and media personality Maps Maponyane, both playing a fictionalized versions of themselves.