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Birth name
Francois Henning


Rap, sokkie, kwaito

Francois Henning

Years active


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Ek Laaik Van Jol, Super 12 Treffers

South African Music Award for Best Sokkie Dans Album

South African Music Award for Best Pop Album

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Also known as
Lekgoa (until 2005)

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Francois Henning better known by his stage name Snotkop previously known as Lekgoa is a well-known Afrikaans and Sotho language singer and rapper.


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He started his music career at age 15 preparing demo CDs and in the late 1990s adopted the stage name Lekgoa singing in the South African kwaito genre of music. In this period, he was signed to Gallo record label, releasing two Basetsana in 1999 and Ngamla Yoba in 2002.

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In 2005 he adopted the name Snotkop initially a 4-piece boy band, and shortly later a solo act signing with Next Music record label with the launching of his debut self-titled 2005 album Snotkop followed by So Damn Sexy in 2008 and Francois Henning Was Hier in 2009. With the release of Ek Laaik Van Jol in 2012, he became one of the top selling South African artists in Africa in Afrikaans language. Well known single and music video releases include "Song Vir My Dad", "Dis 'n Land", "Hou My Stywer Vas", "Oppas", "Katrien", "Parapapa" a remake of Cidinho & Doca hit "Rap das Armas" and "Ek Laaik Van Jola". He is also featured in Kurt Darren's hit "Stoomtrein" and in MoniQue's hit "Ek Val Vir Jou". Snotkop is also known of popularizing international hits in his Afrikaans language adaptations.


Snotkop is also a television personality. He presented the programme Petrolkop on MK, the mostly Afrikaans music channel in South Africa where Snotkop featured various celebrities driving racing cars in time trials against each other. Snotkop's biggest current hit is called "Agterop my fiets".

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Snotkop was nominated for 9 MK, Tempo and Vonk awards, notably "Best Afrikaans Pop album". In 2009, he was nominated for South African Music Awards in the category "Best Afrikaans DVD" during the 15th annual awards.

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In 2012, Snotkop won "Best Sokkie Dans Album" award for his album Ek Laaik Van Jol during the 18th South African Music Awards.

Studio Albums

as Lekgoa
  • 1999: Basetsana
  • 2002: Ngamla Yoba
  • as Snotkop
  • 2005: Snotkop
  • 2008: So Damn Sexy
  • 2009: Francois Henning Was Hier
  • 2011: Ek Laaik van jol!
  • 2012: Oppas
  • 2014: Soos 'n boss
  • 2016: HKGK
  • Others

  • 2007: Spring Lewendig (Live album and DVD)
  • 2011: Die Beste Van Snotkop (Compilation album)
  • 2013: Wille Videos" (DVD)
  • Videography

  • 2009: "Parapapa"
  • 2010: "Vrydagaand.flv"
  • 2011: "Song Vir My Dad"
  • 2011: "Ek Laaik Van Jol"
  • 2012: "Dis 'n Land"
  • 2012: "Oppas"
  • 2013: "Ek's Dalk 'n Ses"
  • 2013: "Shut Up en Soen My"
  • 2013: "Hou Stywer Vas"
  • 2013: "Katrien"
  • 2013: "Bakgat Boogie"
  • 2014: "Dikkelicious"
  • 2014: "Agter Op My Fiets"
  • 2015: "Kry Jouself By Die Werk"
  • 2015: "Ek Wens"
  • 2015: "Hiekies in Hartenbos"
  • 2015: "Loslap"
  • 2016: "Cool Soos Koos Kombuis"
  • 2016: "Rock My Amadeus"
  • Collaborative
  • 2010: "Ek val vir jou" (MoniQue & Snotkop)
  • 2012: "Stoomtrein" (Kurt Darren feat. Snotkop)
  • References

    Snotkop Wikipedia

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