From her humble beginnings as a young girl growing up on the Cape Flats in South Africa, Vicky has risen to international stardom, appearing in shows in Austria, England, Germany, Singapore, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America and sharing the stage with the likes of Shakatak, Al Jarreau,Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Peabo Bryson, George Benson, Grace Jones, Randy Crawford, Maxi Priest, Kool and the Gang and the Stylistics.
In conversation with Al Jarreau
Bonding with Grace Jones
George Benson- Sun City
A hug from Madiba
At home, Vicky made front-page news when she appeared on stage with President Nelson Mandela and subsequently she appeared in a special tribute show, celebrating the 90th birthday of Madiba, with him as the main member of the audience.
At the personal request of former President Thabo Mbeki, she performed at his inauguration in 1999. Undoubtedly, former President Thabo Mbeki, popularly dubbed as 'Mr. African Rennaissance',is a big believer in the African Dream, so eloquently expressed in the song.!
Vicky has released three albums; namely Shine, Zai and License To Sing and with each album, her considerable talent and growth as a performer, singer and songwriter has been showcased. Cedric Samson, the producer of Vicky's latest album, puts it as follows:
"Vicky has always been fabulous but now she is in another league. She has matured vocally in a way that puts her in the same pantheon as all the vocal divas of the world. She really is a dream singer."