Happy Birthday Da L.E.S

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! This recording artist and producer has become a household name since he rose to the spotlight during his Jozi days. He’s a force to be reckoned with and has collaborated with Africa’s prominent artists like Burna Boy, Riky Rick, Nasty C and Nomuzi Mabena . Today, he celebrates an important day and to celebrate his birthday we came up with interesting facts fans didn’t know about Da L.E.S


Things you didn’t know about Da L.E.S

  • He’s full name is Leslie Jonathan Mampe, Jr.
  • Leslie was born in the US in Washington DC, lived in Texas
  • For those who have no idea what L.E.S stands for, the name stands for Les Equals Success
  • He is best known as a member of the hip hop group Jozi.
  • In 2013 the star won the fifth season of the SABC1 reality competition Tropika Island of Treasure


  • He has an adorable daughter, Maddy
  • In 2014 he was one of the four cast members of the Vuzu Amp reality spoof series The Real Jozi A-Listers alongside Trevor Gumbi, Maps Maponyane and Tol A$$ Mo


  • He’s BFF’s with fellow award-winning rapper AKA
  • Once quoted: “rapping is something that lives within me continuously, let me just hear a beat and I automatically want to just start rhyming.”


He has upcoming gigs to look out for:



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