DBN Gogo Extends Her Father Former Cabinet Minister Jeff Radebe a Heartfelt Tribute on His Birthday: "My Dude"

DBN Gogo Extends Her Father Former Cabinet Minister Jeff Radebe a Heartfelt Tribute on His Birthday: "My Dude"

  • Amapiano DJ DBN Gogo toasted her father, former cabinet minister Jeff Radebe, at a recent birthday celebration held in his honour
  • The entertainer shared some images of her father and herself at the event, much to the delight of her fans and followers
  • Many tweeps gushed over her connection to the Motsepes and President Cyril Ramaphosa through her politician father

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Durban-based Amapiano DJ and producer DBN Gogo, who recently spilt the beans on her relationship with rapper Focalistic, is gushing over another special man in her life.

The entertainer took to Twitter to share a special tribute to her father, former Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Jeff Radebe, who celebrated his 69th birthday on 19 February.

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DBN Gogo shared a special tribute to her father Jeff Radebe on his birthday. Image: @DBNGOGO
Source: Twitter

Radebe served as the Minister in the Presidency from May 2014 to February 2018 before taking up the role of the Minister of Energy, from which he resigned in May 2019.

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He is currently the head of the ANC Policy Unit and a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP) Central Committee. DBN Gogo shared several images from the swell birthday celebrations, leaving her fans gushing over the events.

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Her fans were also sure to tip a hat to the closeness of the bond she seems to share with her father. In one picture, the DJ appears to give a speech about her old man to guests attending the party. In another image, the two pose for a father-daughter snap at Radebe's table.

DBN Gogo's fans will know that her stepmother, Bridgette Radebe, is the younger sister of Tshepo Motsepe, who is President Cyril Ramaphosa's wife, and older sister of business tycoon and billionaire Patrice Motsepe.

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Saffas gush over family connection

Given all of this, DBN Gogo's followers had plenty to say about the richness of her relations. The tweet attracted more than 20 000 likes and nearly 1 000 retweets. Briefly News takes a look at some of the colourful reactions to the post below.

@TheRealMJNcube wrote:

"So your Dad is Jeff Radebe, your mom is Bridgette Motsepe. Cyril and Patrice are your uncles-in-law? I feel like I’ve been leaving under a rock for knowing about this now."

@ThuliMadonsela3 said:

"A belated happy birthday to your dad former Minister, Jeff Radebe. I trust it was a joyous celebration and a door to more joy and fulfilment."

@SaneleW2 added:

"Your dude managed to be in Parliament from 1994 to 2018 without anyone hating on him. Only in 2018, everyone was like, 'Hayibo, kanjani?'"

DBN Gogo and Focalistic put dating rumours to bed

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Elsewhere, Briefly News recently reported that the cat is out of the bag, and Mzansi is pleasantly surprised by the newest revelation to come from Celebville.

If there were ever questions about DBN Gogo and Focalistic's relationship status, the two have served up the answer in the most surprising way possible. The big reveal came a day after the curtain closed on Valentine's Day, courtesy of a short video clip the Dakiwe hitmaker posted on social media.

While there were plenty of gifts, including a teddy bear, sumptuous treats and designer brands sent her way ahead of V Day, it was anybody's guess who they were from. But after her latest tweet, the love parade is there for everyone to see.

Source: Briefly News

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Tshepiso Mametela Tshepiso Mametela is a seasoned journalist with eight years of experience writing for online and print publications. He is an evening/weekend editor at Briefly News. He was a general news reporter for The Herald, a senior sports contributor at Opera News SA, and a reporter for Caxton Local Media’s Bedfordview and Edenvale News and Joburg East Express community titles. He has attended media workshops, including the crime and court reporting one by the Wits Justice Project and Wits Centre for Journalism in 2024. He was a member of the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) from 2018 to 2020.

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