BEST KNOWN FOR - Boki is a successful R&B and pop musician who began his career in 2010 when he appeared on South African Idols and was the 4th runner up. He has taken the media by storm when he released his first album Boki “Plugged In” in November 2011. It was released and had a hit single “Paradise” featuring Proverb and was on the Top 40 Metro FM for 14 weeks as well as on various other radio stations.
Boki is known for his outstanding, energetic, charismatic and crazy live performances and is well recognised in the corporate world regarding entertainment for various functions.
CURRENTLY WORKING ON – Boki is currently the lead singer of his fast growing band “B&B” which has broken into the Corporate Industry. He released his debut single “Closer” and had the chance to work with Kurt Herman, Tim Hill, Kyle White, Matt Stern and Kerwin Eddie.
Boki continues to feature in the corporate scene doing shows for FoodCorp, BMG, FNB, Old Mutual, PNA, Kawena, Tupperware Jubile. Performing at the Mazda and Audi Launch, Laxmark Year End function, Denel Corporate function, Labournet Year End function, Stone Ridge Mandela day, Mercedes Benz Corporate out in Durban and SA Outsourcing Corporate Function. Boki promoted the New Mall in Daveyton by MCing and entertaining shoppers with his golden voice. Boki also invested a lot of his time training Carousel Staff to sing and perform in their new Show Lounge (Dealertainer).
EARLIER CAREER - After South African Idols, Boki has truly broken out into the entertainment industry and worked on many projects, productions and charities. He was the ambassador for the Breast Cancer Pink Drive, and performed the National Anthem for the Comrades Marathon which was screened live on SABC 2. He performed for the Minister of Justice and the Justice Department out in Parliament as well as for the Festival of Lights of which both were held in Cape Town.
Boki also performed at the Sun City main hotel on a production for three months. He worked on several shows through Frog Production (Music Evolution, Favourites, Country Roads and Scream – Michael Jackson Tribute to mention a few) all of which were presented at the Carousel Casino.
To add to his portfolio, Boki has performed at various festivals (Gariep Festival in Kimberly; Aardklop in Potchefstroom; the KKK; Woodstock; the Diamonds and Deerens Festival – also in Kimberly) and has shared a stage with Kwela Tebza, Vusi, Ringo, and the Parlatones. He has performed at the Go West Concert in Krugersdorp and shared a stage with Kurt Darren.
In 2012, Boki performed for the RSG live New Year’s Eve Show and the RSG Birthday Concert at SABC again sharing the stage with Kurt Darren. In 2013-2014, Boki performed at the Rand Easter Show sharing the main stage with artists such as Dr Victor and the Rusta Rebels, Tokyo Grove,Ghapi, Lloyd Cele and Graeme Watkins just to mention a few.
Boki was the musical director for The Bay City Development Group and has directed a production called Rock of Ages which performed around Gauteng. He is now working on a new Motown vs Rock Production.
Working closely with Mike Todd from the band “Cinema” and Clayton Schlimper from “Show Scan”, Boki is one of the singers in the band as well as the artist they promote in the corporate world for various functions. He has been a force to be reckoned with at all the Avon functions as the MC/Performer since December 2012 to date.
Boki has also performed at the Mercedez Benz Corporate Award Function in Zambia and just recently shared the stage with many top artists – such as Elana Africa and Tracy-Lee Oliver just to mention a few – at the Telkom Awards function at the Sun City Superbowl.
True to his star sign, Boki has a strong sense of purpose and moves forward with energy and zeal. He is ready for anything that comes his way. He is determined and eager for action, which can only enhance his career.