Kenny Makweng, a notable South African gospel singer, songwriter, producer, and academic, played a significant role in the Sione gospel genre. Born on September 3, 1969, in Ga-Matlala, Limpopo, he sadly passed away on January 15, 2024, succumbing to complications arising from a stroke.
Kenny Makweng Biography
Throughout his illustrious career, Makweng released more than 20 albums, earning accolades such as the South African Music Award (SAMA) for Best Traditional Gospel Album. In 2023, he also achieved a BA degree in music from the University of Limpopo.
In 1998, he entered into matrimony with his wife, whose name remains undisclosed to the public. The couple shared the joy of raising four children, consisting of two sons and two daughters. A dedicated member of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC), Makweng was known for his philanthropic endeavors.
Renowned for his influence in the Sione gospel genre, Makweng adeptly fused traditional ZCC hymns with contemporary musical styles. His impact was felt not only through his music but also as a committed family man, academic, and compassionate philanthropist.