Busisiwe Victoria Mhlongo, popularly known as Busi Mhlongo, was born in 1947 at Inanda, near Durban in KwaZulu-Natal.
She began her singing career in choirs and concert groups while still at school. Mhlongo was discovered by a Gallo Music (a recording company) talent scout. She then moved to Johannesburg, where she made a recording under the name Victoria Mhlongo. Her 1963 version of My Boy Lollipop became a national hit and her career started in... read more