Interview: Gabi le Roux

Published On May 18, 2015 | Interviews

The veteran SA hitmaker talks projects, dealing with creativity and the state of the SA music scene.

Gabi le Roux became a producer in 1989 and has Produced more than 50 albums since then, in genres including Contemporary Classical, Mbaqanga, Kwaito, Jazz, House, Rock, Pop and Hip-Hop.
Among his achievements, he lists:

  • Three Multiple-Platinum Sales Awards, 2 Platinum Awards, 4 Gold Awards
  • Multiple SAMA (South African Music Awards) for various Artists Produced
  • Two consecutive SAMA Song of the Year (2000 / 2001) as Co-Composer and Producer
  • SAMA Song of the Decade Nomination (Co-composed and Produced “Nkalakatha” by Mandoza)
  • SAMA Nomination As Artist and Composer 1997
  • Produced / worked with top SA Music Icons, including: Mandoza, Brenda Fassie, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Danny K, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Sterling EQ Quartet, Coda, Busi Mhlongo, Ringo Madlingosi, Lebo Mathosa, Kabelo & Magesh, Chiskop, Thembi Seete, Mapaputsi, Brown Dash, and many more.
  • Co-owner and Creative Director at Kaleido-Media, including Kaleidosound Studio in Green Point, Cape Town.

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