Idols SA 2018 Top 16 Contestant: King B’s Profile and Biography
Who is Idols SA 2018’s King B?
Full Name: Basimane Boys Melato
Hometown: Kagiso, Gauteng
Bubbly and with a personality just as big as his voice, King B has some seriously powerful pipes and he’s not afraid to use them. The jazz loving singer is determined to leave his mark on the industry and be remembered as one of the most unique acts to ever emerge out of Mzansi.
This is one contestant with a voice as big as his personality! King B’s vosho is also sure to become his trademark. The HR Management student from Kagiso says he is inspired by the glamour on Miss Universe and makes it clear that he’s here to soar.
Favourite Musician: Bruno Mars
My Favourite Song: ‘A Song for You’ by Donny Hathaway
My Favourite Food: Anything cooked by me
My Favourite Style Icon: Nelson Mandela and New York Fashion
Favourite Colour: Gold or Purple (I can’t choose between the two)
One thing that brings me luck: My BIBLE
One interesting fact that may surprise you: I suck my thumb