Ringo Madlingozi Lyrics
CAPE TOWN born vocalist Ringo Madlingozi is currently emerging as one of South Africa’s strongest new live performing acts. Sindile “Ringo” Madlingozi is one of South Africa’s most popular performers. Born in Cape Town in 1964, Ringo spent his childhood and school days in Gugulethu township, but finished high school in Umtata in the Eastern Cape.
He has subsequently scooped multiple awards for his albums, the South African Music Awards (SAMA) and the Kora All African Music Awards, where, among others, he won the Best Male Artist in Southern Africa and the African continent Awards.
He collaborated with international acclaimed group UB40 as part of the United Nations global AIDS awareness program, recording the Xhosa lyrics of Cover Up. Brian Travers, UB40’s saxophonist, describes Ringo’s music as “fantastic”.
In May 2003, Ringo Live was recorded at the State Theatre in Pretoria and released in both DVD and CD format in August of the same year. The Ringo Live CD has sold an excess of 150,000 units, reaching multi-platinum status with the DVD selling over 60,000 units.