Grant Shakoane Biography – Grant Shakoane Wiki
Grant Shakoane was a South African radio personality and a former Metro FM DJ. Affectionately known to his listeners as Mr “Shebabadoo shebaba”, Shakoane graced the mic in the 80s on Metro FM, hosting the popular soul and RnB show on a Sunday. His show, the GS Connection on Metro FM, launched catchphrases such as “If it’s good it’s Grant” and “For the time of your life and life of your time.” He also hosted a show on Vuma FM.
He started his journey on radio first as a translator at an advertising agency working at the SABC, before he decided to audition for a job on air at the broadcaster.
Grant Shakoane Age
Grant Shakoane’s age is unclear.
Grant Shakoane Wife
Was Grant Shakoane married? He was married.
Grant Shakoane Death
Radio veteran Grant Shakoane passed away on April 22, 2021, radio veteran and close friend Wilson B Nkosi confirmed. On April 15, 2021, radio personality and close friend Tim Modise wrote on Twitter: “Our friend & big brother, the radio ‘gentle giant’ Grant Shakoane is in serious condition at one of the hospitals in Joburg. His wife informs me that he’s been in this battle for a while. Join me in praying for his recovery. We love you.”
On April 22, 2021, Tim Modise paid tribute to his friend and offered his condolences to the Grant Shakoane family. He tweeted: “I’ve just learned from Wilson Nkosi that ‘the Gentle Giant’ Grant Shakoane has passed on. Like many of us and his friends, I’m saddened by the news. I extend my sympathies to Ausi Albertina & family. I wish you strength.”
Sports broadcaster Robert Marawa wrote: “Thoughts and prayers to Ausi Albertina and her loving Family!! Such a deeply sad and emotional time for one who was so deeply loved and appreciated by many!!”
Grant Shakoane Cause of Death
Grant Shakoane’s cause of death was not revealed.