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Birth nameLungelo Nzama
Born1980 (age 4041)
Origin Durban, South Africa
Genres Hip hop

Lungelo Nzama (aka Trusenz) born 1980, is a Hip Hop artist from Durban, South Africa. In 1990 Nzama was one of only four Black students to join the Drakensberg Boys Choir with whom he travelled extensively, even performing for Prince Edward at his private residence in London. After spending seven years in Boston, Massachusetts, Nzama returned to South Africa in 2002 to record his debut solo album 'Nomadsland with Damian Stephens (aka Dplanet).

Currently residing in East London, South Africa, Nzama also collaborates with punk band Undignified under the name B.E.E.


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