Lucky Dube

1910 - 1964

Lucky Dube

Lucky Philip Dube (pronounced duu-beh; 3 August 1964 – 18 October 2007) was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian. He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English and Afrikaans in a 25-year period and was South Africa's best & biggest-selling reggae artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucky Dube has received more than 1,310,598 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,487th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Lucky Dube ranks 1,490 out of 2,258Before him are Matthias Reim, Travis Barker, Chris Thomas, Jack Johnson, Richard Manuel, and Roger Miller. After him are Richard Ashcroft, Tom DeLonge, Ric Ocasek, Anders Fridén, Joe South, and Don Diablo.

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Among people born in 1910, Lucky Dube ranks 231Before him are Christopher Cockerell, Lucille Ricksen, Tyrus Wong, Jack Lovelock, Jimmy Murphy, and Carlos Cillóniz. After him are Pál Turán, Glenn Hardin, Irene Sharaff, Govan Mbeki, Vere Bird, and Bill Pickering. Among people deceased in 1964, Lucky Dube ranks 136Before him are Stuart Davis, Edward Van Sloan, Jack Teagarden, Art Ross, Amrit Kaur, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. After him are C. I. Lewis, Gracie Allen, Mehboob Khan, Diana Wynyard, Timmy Mayer, and Nella Larsen.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Lucky Dube ranks 107 out of 220Before him are Jackie Pretorius (1934), Angelique Rockas (1950), Candice Swanepoel (1988), Mzilikazi (1790), Frew McMillan (1942), and Yolandi Visser (1984). After him are Helen Zille (1951), Neill Blomkamp (1979), Austin Stevens (null), Doug Serrurier (1920), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (1949), and Richard Borcherds (1959).

Among MUSICIANS In South Africa

Among musicians born in South Africa, Lucky Dube ranks 5Before him are Hugh Masekela (1939), Abdullah Ibrahim (1934), Trevor Rabin (1954), and Eddie Kramer (1942).