Lebo M faces the music in new reality series


Lebo M faces the music in new reality series

Enjoy a front-row seat for the drama that is the life of one of SA’s most successful exports

Kevin Kriedemann

Lebo M – Coming Home, the latest Showmax Original reality series, is now streaming. It’s  a front-row seat into the life of one of SA’s most successful exports, Lebohang Morake, affectionately known as Lebo M.

The Soweto-born singer and composer is the first voice you hear in The Lion King, a highlight of Hans Zimmer’s Oscar-winning soundtrack. The subsequent stage show became the highest-grossing Broadway production of all time, while Lebo M also executive produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, has had his songs streamed more than 250 million times on Spotify alone, and won the 2020 DStv Mzansi Viewer’s Choice 1Life Legend Award.

Lebo M – Coming Home takes you behind the scenes on that illustrious career. How he got his musical break as a nine-year-old. His memories of the 1976 Soweto uprising. How he went into exile in Lesotho by mistake as a teenager. How he spent time living on the streets in the US. How he’s stayed clean for the past 15 years after overcoming his alcohol addiction. How he recorded the opening line of The Lion King in one rushed take …..

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