Birth nameTshegofatso Ketshabile
Also known asPink Panther
Born (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 32)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
OriginSouth African
GenresPop, R&B, Hip hop
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2014–present

Tshegofatso Ketshabile, known professionally as Tshego is a South African-American singer-songwriter. He gained prominence in 2016, after releasing his hit single "Hennessy" and release of his debut album Pink Panther (2019).

Early life

Tshego was born to two ordained ministers on 21 May 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia United States where his parents were studying. He frequently visited South Africa from the age of 4 until he eventually relocated and settled in Mafikeng to focus on his music career.


In May 2020, Tshego signed a record deal with Def Jam Africa, a flagship of Def Jam Recordings.

Personal life

Tshego has previously admitted to being a drug addict in 2016. Tshego has a daughter born on 12 July 2019 with Lola Kyle.


Studio albums

Album Name Release Year Ref
Pink Panther 2019

Single discography

Single Name Release Year Ref
Hennessy (ft. Gemini Major & Cassper Nyovest) 2016
The Vibe (ft Cassper Nyovest) 2017
Money Machine (featuring Nasty C and Nadia Nakai) 2018
No Ties (ft. King Monada) 2019

Awards and nominations

Year Award Ceremony Award Name Work Results Ref
2020 26th South African Music Awards Best R&B/Soul Album Pink Panther Nominated
2020 26th South African Music Awards Record of the Year No Ties Nominated

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