Full / Real Name: Tebogo Sidney Thapelo Thekisho
Born: 12 April 1981 (33 years old)
Gender: Male



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ProVerb is a South African recording artist, TV and radio presenter who started his rapping career in 1999 and became renowned as being one of the few rappers who does not use vulgar language in his songs.

He has achieved success with albums such as The Book of ProVerb, Manuscript and Write of Passage.

ProVerb was the technical producer of the Fresh Breakfast show on Y-fm and is now the technical and content producer on the drive-time show on METRO FM, The Avenue 3 to 6 with Glen Lewis and Unathi.

He also hosts his own show, The Pro-File, on Saturdays and Sundays on METRO FM.

ProVerb was invited to be a part of the South African delegation that attended the Global Hip Hop Summit, in Spain and Johannesburg in 2004 and 2005 respectively. In May 2005, the premier of the Northern Cape Province appointed ProVerb as an Ambassador of Health for the province.

He is married with two children.

ProVerb was one of the celebrity contestants on M-Net's Survivor South Africa: Santa Carolina, in 2010.

He joined Liezel van der Westhuizen as co-host of M-Net's Idols for its sixth season, in 2010. He became sole host of the series in 2011.

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