Legendary Xitsonga Disco music Peta Teanet was a born on this day in 1966


By Staff Reporter

TZANEEN-He lived at Thapane village, in Bolobedu south at Ga-Modjadji. He was killed by a policeman in Bushbuckridge Acornhoek during an argument.

He attended high school at Kgwekgwe High School in Moleketla Village, Bolobedu South. He became fluent in Shona and also had a couple of songs he sang in Shona. His debut album, Maxaka (we are relatives) was recorded in 1988.

His music was influenced by Paul Ndlovu. He is the third born of Emma Teanet who was also a musician. Peta Teanet was the best and king of Xitsonga Disco Music during his time, he played his music with artists like: Penny Penny who was his friend, Foster Teanet his younger brother, Joe Shirimane and many more.

He was one of the xitsonga disco musician. Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality ward 11, has now changed its name to Peta Teanet ward.

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