Brenda Fassie

Bürgerl. Name:
Brenda Nokuzola Fassie
Profil:
Brenda Fassie (born November 3, 1964, Langa, Cape Town – died May 9, 2004) was a South African anti-apartheid Afropop singer.

Wildly popular black South African singer (primarily kwaito and mbaqanga) from the Cape Town township of Langa whose career started at the age of 16 after she moved to Soweto (near Johannesburg). Her first big hit came in 1983 with "Weekend Special", in a band named Brenda and the Big Dudes (which was also released internationally as a 12" maxi through ccp Record Company). Legendary status was bestowed upon her later during the 1980's when she teamed up with Sello "Chicco" Twala. Their explosive musical interaction culminated in the monster album "Too Late For Mama" which became a multi-platinum seller in 1989 and rose to the top of most South African charts. Several self-produced albums followed, showcasing her diverse talents, skills and styles. Teaming up again with Chicco, the 1998 release "Memeza" became South Africa’s best selling release of the year, selling 500,000 units and earning Brenda several South African music awards as well as new fans with the smash "Vul’indela".

"The girl with the golden voice", "South Africa’s queen of pop", "undisputed queen of the vocals" are some of the names this most enduring star has been called during her 24-year career. Time Magazine itself referred to the bisexual singer as "The Madonna of the Townships". Fans affectionately refer to her as "MaBrrr".

Brenda died as a result of a cocaine overdose on May 9, 2004.
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Albums

BREN (E) 4051731 Brenda Fassie - Brenda Cover-Design Brenda* Brenda (Album) Brenda (2) BREN (E) 4051731 South Africa 1987 Diese Version verkaufen
BREN (V) 4062431 Brenda Fassie - Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu (Album) The CCP Record Company BREN (V) 4062431 South Africa 1988 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WB) 006 Brenda Fassie - Too Late For Mama Cover-Design Brenda* Too Late For Mama (Album) Brenda (2) CDBREN (WB) 006 South Africa 1989 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WB) 007 Brenda Fassie - Black President Cover-Design Brenda* Black President (Album) Mercury CDBREN (WB) 007 South Africa 1990 Diese Version verkaufen
BREN (V) 91 Brenda Fassie - I Am Not A Bad Girl  Cover-Design Brenda* I Am Not A Bad Girl (Album) Brenda (2) BREN (V) 91 South Africa 1991 Diese Version verkaufen
0000 Brenda Fassie - Yo Baby Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Yo Baby (Album) The CCP Record Company 0000 South Africa 1992 Diese Version verkaufen
L4BREN Brenda Fassie - Mama Cover-Design Brenda* Mama (Album) Celluloid L4BREN South Africa 1993 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WL) 94 Brenda Fassie - Abantu Bayakhuluma Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Abantu Bayakhuluma (Album) The CCP Record Company CDBREN (WL) 94 South Africa 1994 Diese Version verkaufen
CDRBL213 Brenda Fassie - Children Of God - Soon & Very Soon Cover-Design Chicco (3) And Brenda* Chicco (3) And Brenda* - Children Of God - Soon & Very Soon(CD, Album) Teal Records CDRBL213 South Africa 1994 Diese Version verkaufen
L4BRENS (ED) 95 Brenda Fassie - Umuntu Uyashintsha Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Umuntu Uyashintsha (MiniAlbum, Album) CCP Record Company L4BRENS (ED) 95 South Africa 1995 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WL)96 Brenda Fassie - Now Is The Time Cover-Design Brenda* Now Is The Time(CD, Album) The CCP Records Company (Pty) Ltd. CDBREN (WL)96 South Africa 1996 Diese Version verkaufen
CDPUPM (WB) 402 Pure Gold (3) Featuring Brenda Fassie Pure Gold (3) Featuring Brenda Fassie - Hamba Sathane(CD, Album) The CCP Record Company CDPUPM (WB) 402 South Africa 1996 Diese Version verkaufen
CDPUPM(WB)403 Brenda Fassie - Refe Matla Cover-Design Pure Gold (3) ,Featuring Brenda Fassie Pure Gold (3) ,Featuring Brenda Fassie - Refe Matla(CD, Album) ccp Record Company CDPUPM(WB)403 South Africa 1996 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WL) 97 Brenda Fassie - Paparazzi Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Paparazzi(CD, Album) The CCP Record Company CDBREN (WL) 97 South Africa 1997 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WLM) 98 Brenda Fassie - Memeza Cover-Design Brenda* Memeza (Album) The CCP Record Company CDBREN (WLM) 98 South Africa 1998 Diese Version verkaufen
L4 BREN 99 Brenda Fassie - Nomakanjani? Cover-Design Brenda* Nomakanjani? (Album) The CCP Record Company, EMI L4 BREN 99 South Africa 1999 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN(WL)100 Brenda Fassie - Amadlozi Cover-Design Brenda* Amadlozi (Album) The CCP Record Company CDBREN(WL)100 South Africa 2000 Diese Version verkaufen
724352729227 Brenda Fassie - Brenda Fassie Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Brenda Fassie(CD, Album) EMI 724352729227 France 2000 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN(WLM)2001, 724353688622 Brenda Fassie - Mina Nawe Cover-Design Brenda* Mina Nawe(CD, Album) EMI, The CCP Record Company, EMI, The CCP Record Company CDBREN(WLM)2001, 724353688622 South Africa 2001 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN(WL) 2002 Brenda Fassie - Myekeleni Cover-Design Brenda Fassie Myekeleni(CD, Album) EMI Music South Africa (Pty) Ltd. CDBREN(WL) 2002 South Africa 2002 Diese Version verkaufen
724359632421, CDBREN (WLM) 2003 Brenda Fassie - Mali Cover-Design Brenda* Mali(CD, Album) EMI, EMI 724359632421, CDBREN (WLM) 2003 South Africa 2003 Diese Version verkaufen
CDBREN (WLM) 2006 Brenda Fassie - Angiphum' Endlini [With 9 Unreleased Tracks] Cover-Design MaBrrr* Angiphum' Endlini [With 9 Unreleased Tracks](CD, Album) The CCP Record Company CDBREN (WLM) 2006 South Africa 2006 Diese Version verkaufen

Singles & EPs

FLY 514 Brenda Fassie - It All Adds Up / Living Together Cover-Design Brenda* & Ronnie* Brenda* & Ronnie* - It All Adds Up / Living Together(7") Family (5) FLY 514 South Africa 1984 Diese Version verkaufen
12 BREN 1 Brenda Fassie - Izolabud / Mr. No Good Cover-Design Brenda* Izolabud / Mr. No Good Brenda (2) 12 BREN 1 South Africa 1987 Diese Version verkaufen
L4 BREN (T) 4061704 Brenda Fassie - Ag Shame Lovey Cover-Design Brenda* Ag Shame Lovey (EP, MiniAlbum, Album) Brenda (2) L4 BREN (T) 4061704 South Africa 1987 Diese Version verkaufen