About / Biography
Black Prophets Music Reggae band was found by Rob Prophet, also known as Robert Kanoonya in Johannesburg South Africa in November 2006. The Roots Reggae Electrifying Band plays live performances exactly the way you listen to the Music Audio and videos CDs, with more sensitive touching Message similar to that of Lucky Dube, Peter Tosh, Bob Marley. The Prophets band we are based in Johannesburg South Africa. We have recorded three Albums, two International and one local album. The International Albums goes by the titles We need love and Holiday of love both having twelve and ten tracks respectively. And the local album is called Jenifer with ten tracks. The Prophets we play Music in so many international languages namely English, Swahili, Ganda and Zulu to mention but a few.
What is the Music all about.
The prophets we play Music with a moral message to be delivered to Jah Children, and as most people know about Reggae Music, it’s all about daily happenings (the things that happen to our neighbors and to our selves).
The Group Members
We are eleven performers, with Rob Prophet as the composer, writer, arranger and the Leading Vocalist. Reggae Veteran Thuthukani Cele is the Executive Producer, Adam Mathye is the drummer, Conference Blessings Khoza is the first Keyboardist, Thapelo Mochaki is the second keyboardist, Andile Nqubezelo is the Percussionist, Kabelo Mathebula is the basist, Aubrey Kganthe Mphahlele is the lead Guitarist, Ntombizodwa Tshabalala is a backup vocalist, Busisiwe Lunga backup vocalist, Phindile Ndlovu Backup vocalist, Samuel Jacob Effiong is the wizard of the wind instruments, making a total number of eleven.
Our Sound Engineer and Executive producer are reputable all weather reggae veterans, who have worked with Lucky Dube on all his album recording and tours and also so many South African Internationally recognized artists, and overseas artists like Simple dread, Kanda Bongo Man, Kimani and Eddy Grant etc. They are International and nationally recognized veterans, in sound engineering and quality work production. They have been working with Teel Records prominently known as Gallo record company. Their names are Dave Segal from Forest Studio and Thuthukani Cele a reputable keyboard player and lead singer/producer.
What the Prophets do Besides Music?
We are all educated and working in big professional offices, Most of us are professional engineers and some are doing other professional work from our own Companies called RNK Printing, Matrix Modifiers and Black Prophets Music Records.
Our Travelling Schedules,
We have performed locally in South Africa in so many festivals.
We just concluded our Western Cape tours for both Lingelethu Stadium Capetown and Roggeland farm Paarl East Western Cape for more details about our current tours kindly visit www.blackprophetsmusic.com/tours.html
Where to find our Music.
Our music can be found on our website and in more than 250 International online shops, the below are the few we can quickly and briefly name;
Apple iTunes, Amazon MP3, Amazon on Deman, 24/7, Muve-Music, Rhapsody, Myspace, Xbox, Rdio, Mndigital, Iheart, Tunecore, Digitalmusicnews, Sonyentertainmentnetwork, Wimpmusic, Engadget, gracenote, Shazam, simfy Africa, music.nokia, Emusic, Deezer, 247media, 7digital, tradebit, Greatindie, Loot, CDBABY and many more the list is endless, Stores like Kalahari in East Africa, Bella Naija Music in West Africa, Ebay are all on the list. We also have endless airplays on Radio Jango one of the reputable international worlds Internet Radio. We are also on Radio Pandora the Most listened radio worldwide etc.