Sechaba is a South African gospel singer who once sang with the country’s famous gospel choir called Joyous celebration. He came into the music scene in 2003 and began to disappear from the limelight in 2015. He is one of the greatest in the country’s gospel platform and continues to mesmerize fans with his heart-touching music.
He, however, has made headlines for the wrong reasons in the media. He was convicted for the rape of a 17-year-old girl who later became pregnant. He was heavily ridiculed for the same, especially by the media. He was once kidnapped and left for dead on his way home to Gauteng by highway robbers pretending to be hitchhikers.
Sechaba Pali profile summary
- Full name: Sechaba Pali
- Age: 39
- Marital status: married
- Spouse: Tumi Makapalla
- Profession: musician
- Instagram: #sechabapali
Early life and career
He was born in Free State, South Africa. He is the son of Johannes, who once prayed for his son’s singer friend Lundi Tyamara who died of an illness. He has done music for the most part of his life and continues to thrill his fans with soul-wrenching songs.
The embattled singer has had a difficult time trying to reclaim his name from rape charges against a minor in 2012 and fought his record label boss, Tshepo Nzimande, for leaking a story about his mistaken eviction from his home in Ekurhuleni area of South Africa.
He and his wife Tumi Makapalla wedded in 2018 after they met during an event in Lesotho the previous year. He has denied rumours that he was engaged to his former manager, Julia before.
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Which are the recorded Sechaba songs?
He has recorded several songs, including Hanthe Jeso, Lona Baratang, Khetha Eyakho, Eloyi, Wozani, Gee my Water, and Halleluja, among others. His 2017 gospel songs include Tshwarelo ya dibe tsaka and gospel ya Sion.
He has recorded several albums, including his latest album Rebirth, which depicts his revival from a dark past into a new beginning free of struggles.
Sechaba record labels
In the beginning, he was signed to Bula music record label until fights ensued over money issues, and he was forced to leave to start his own music recording label known as Mosa Pali productions.
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Pali has gone against all odds to claim back his reputation in South Africa's gospel industry. This did not come easy as his past life damaged his reputation greatly. Recently he stated in an interview that he is turning over a new leaf.