Five interesting facts about Amanda Black

By Misha Solanga
21 July 2017

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The award winning singer-songwriter Amanda Black (Amanda Benedicta Antoni) is one of the acts gracing the stage at the DRUM Beat Concert and here are some interesting facts about her.

  • Amanda started performing on talents show stages from age 12.
  • When she was 16 she entered idols for the first time.
  • Amanda studied Music Education at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU).
  • Her debut album “Amazulu” was certified platinum after only 3 weeks from release.
  • She wears the traditional face paint as an expression of how proud she is to be Xhosa.

Amanda has a string of soulful songs and she will have you singing along to her get you jamming at the concert, so if you haven’t bought tickets already head to Computicket or click here for more.

Catch Amanda Black live at DRUM Beat 2017 at the Carnival City Lawns and Sun Park in Johannesburg. The line-up also includes Mafikizolo, AKA, Lady Zamar, OkMalumkoolkat, DJ Shimza, Shekinah and more.

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