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Birth Name: Goapele
Born: 1977/07/11
Birth Place: Oakland, California, United States
Years Active: 2001-present
Genres: Contemporary R&B, Neo Soul, Trip-hop

Goapele (born Goapele Mohlabane July 11, 1977), is an American soul and R&B singer-songwriter. Her name means to move forward in Setswana, a Southern African language. Goapele returned to Oakland, California after her stint at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she concentrated on writing and recording songs. In 2001, she self-released her debut album, “Closer.” At the same time, she was building a devoted audience through her popular live performances in the San Francisco Bay Area. “Closer” peaked at #63 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In 2002 she reworked “Closer,” adding five new songs. With the help of her family, she formed her own independent label, Sk... Continue Bio >>


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