Francois Henning is a big title in the South African entertainment industry where he is the king of rap. His widespread fame has seen him release cutting edge tracks in both Sotho and Afrikaans languages. For this reason, Snotkop songs are among the most listened across the country and beyond. So, what is Francois Henning age? And what do we know about him, in general?
The rapper has been actively involved in music as a mainstream career since he was only 15 years old. He has never regretted nurturing his passion for music, because it is through music that Francois has managed to build his castle as an entertainer. The musician was formerly known by his stage name Lekgoa, which he later changed to Snotkop. The Kwaito genre hitmaker is the artist behind top hits such as Ngamla Yoba of 2002 and Basetsana from 1999. Several of his fans know much about his public life, but not as many have a good grasp of his private life.
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Francois Henning profile
- Snotkop real name: Francois Henning
- Date of birth: 22nd December 1974
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
- Place of birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
- Snotkop age: 45 years
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Singer and rapper
- Years of activity: 1999 to present
- Famous for: Sotho and Afrikaans singer and rapper with a splashy career cutting across the Rap, Pop, Kwaito, and Sokkie genres.
- Francois Henning Instagram: @snotkop
- Francois Henning Twitter: @Snotkop_Henning
- Francois Henning Facebook: @Snotkopofficial
- Snotkop website: snotkop.co.za
Francois Henning biography
Snotkop has, over time, become an influential artist for his unchallenged talent in different music genres among them Rap, Pop, Kwaito, and Sokkie. Many fans admire his transformation from preparing demo CDs to the country’s most listened artist. It is through his vocal talent that Francois earned his first stage title Lekgoa which meant “White guy” in the Sotho dialect.
Francois Henning early life and education
Snotkop comes from generation X, a time of struggle amid cultural dynamics, economic turmoil, and an outburst of technology following the Second World War. It is during this time that environmental movements, gay, and women's rights were at their peak.
Snotkop attended Tshwane University of Technology.
Is Snotkop in a relationship?
Is Francois Henning Gay? Snotkop prefers to wrap his personal life under thick covers and often away from the public eye. There are no sufficient details about Snotkop partner, his sexual orientation and gay claims. For this reason, speculations into Francois Henning wife or Francois Henning husband remain rumors as long as he has not openly confirmed them.
Snotkop gay rumors have been around for some time now with a section of his fans in denial while others are embracing it warmly.
Francois Henning career
Snotkop has never regretted adopting an idea of preparing demo CDs in his early teens. His career became a massive boom in the late 90s when his sensational Kwaito hits went viral. His success in the industry enabled then “Lekgoa” to join Gallo record label.
As his career advanced, Francois changed his stage name to Snotkop and signed into the Next Music-record label. His close affiliation with the famous 7 de Laan on SABC2 also propelled his fame. Also, some fans recognize him as a television personality for his popular racing car program Petrolkop on MK.
- 2016: HKGK
- 2014: Soos 'n boss
- 2013: Wille Videos" (DVD)
- 2012: Oppas
- 2011: Ek Laaik van jol!
- 2011: Die Beste Van Snotkop (Compilation album)
- 2009: Francois Henning Was Hier
- 2008: So Damn Sexy
- 2007: Spring Lewendig (Live album and DVD)
- 2005: Snotkop
- 2002: Ngamla Yoba
- 1999: Basetsana
- 2017: Raak Vir My Rustig
- 2017: Woestersous
- 2016: Cool Soos Koos Kombuis
- 2016: Rock My Amadeus
- 2015: Kry Jouself By Die Werk
- 2015: Ek Wens
- 2015: Hiekies in Hartenbos
- 2015: Loslap
- 2014: Dikkelicious
- 2014: Agter Op My Fiets
- 2013: Ek's Dalk 'n Ses
- 2013: Shut Up en Soen My
- 2013: Hou Stywer Vas
- 2013: Katrien
- 2013: Bakgat Boogie
- 2012: Dis 'n Land
- 2012: Oppas
- 2011: Song Vir My Dad
- 2011: Ek Laaik Van Jol
- 2010: "Vrydagaand"
- 2009: "Parapapa"
Snotkop video collaborations
- 2012: "Stoomtrein" (Kurt Darren feat. Snotkop)
- 2010: "Ek val vir jou" (MoniQue & Snotkop)
- 2009: Nomination for the 15th annual South African Music Awards (Best Afrikaans DVD)
- 2012: Best Sokkie Dans Album during the 18th South African Music Awards.
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Francois Henning is one of the most renowned music figures in the South African entertainment industry. His talent and passion for music are highly inspiring, and we look forward to hearing more of his music. We wish him all the best in life and love.
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