By Oluthando Keteyi - 04 October 2019Views : 693
Few artists occupy the high firmament that Dr Rebbecca Malope enjoys in the South African music industry.
Having released 35 chart-topping albums, sold millions of copies, won countless music awards, honoured by institutions of higher learning and above all Dr Malope is respected by her peers and revered by legions of her fans.
From the moment she entered and won ‘Shell Road To Fame’, Malope’s name was in the stars. Her classic collaboration with Sizwe Zako, Vuyo Mokoena and Jabu Nkabinde weaned her off bubblegum music and instead spurned gospel anthems that have inspired generations.
Her music has given birth to new believers, entrenched faith in those who started to doubt themselves and brought back hundreds from their wrong turns in their lives.
Through her immense talent and voice, Rebecca Malope has comforted many women who couldn’t bear children, struggling to support their families or were in abusive relationships.
Lord, You Are Good is a carefully curated masterpiece album which is Rebecca Malope’s finest work in her long-spanning career.
Thirty-five albums and a stellar global career later; the gospel veteran releases her best work yet with her 36th album, Lord, You Are Good which features all-star collaborations from Amadodana Ase Wesile, Soweto Gospel Choir and Sipho Ngwenya to Lebo Sekgobela, Zaza Mokgethi, Dumi Mkokstad, Putuma Tiso and Taki Ndou.
Thirty years of committed service to the music industry and many South African Music Awards, Crown Gospel Music Awards, Metro FM Music Awards, Kora All Africa Music Awards in her arsenal; music trends will come and go and styles will change, but Rebecca Malope will remain the rock of ages!