Family and fame

By Drum Digital
08 January 2016

Idols SA winner Karabo Mogane won over fans with his soulful voice and undeniable charm. We chat to him about winning, family and giving back

By Hopewell Mpapu

There's a party atmosphere when we arrive at the home of the Idols SA season 11 winner in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. There’s ululating from the windows of a convoy of cars as they play the singer’s debut album, Love is a Verb, from speakers at full volume.

The newly-crowned Idols star, Karabo Mogane (24), has just returned home from collecting his silver-grey Ford Fiesta at a local car dealership. It’s one of the many prizes he scooped when he won the popular reality singing competition.

The happy gang of friends, family, fans and neighbours are all clad in T-shirts that feature the artwork of his album on the front and the words “#TeamKarabo” embroidered on the back.

Read more in the 14 January issue of DRUM.

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