Martin Bester is a South African singer and song writer. He is also popular radio and television presenter.
He obtained his BA degree in Psychology and isiXhosa from the University of Port Elizabeth (now NMMU).
He’s been active in the entertainment industry for over 20 years.
Martin is the lead singer of the SAMA nominated band Kinky Robot and released his first solo Afrikaans album ‘Vir Die Eerste Keer’ in 2016. His debut solo album spawned hits like ‘Wat weet ek tog’, ‘Ou Spoor’ and ‘Sterre’.
Kinky Robot’s debut single, ‘Hobie Beach’ was written about a popular beach in his hometown of Port Elizabeth. The song received a SAMA nomination for ‘Record of the Year’ and was voted into the top 5 of the category by the South African public. The song was a Top 20 hit on just about every English format radio station.
His latest single, ‘Konings’, a pop reggae tune, was well received by radio stations here in SA, as well as Namibia.
His music takes him all over South Africa and beyond.