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Goapele was born on July 11, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. She is married to Theo Rodrigues. They have one child. See full bio »

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Sparkle Girl Group - Lead Singer
Hitch Soundtrack
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 2014 Power (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Who Are You? (2014) ... (performer: "Play" - as Goapele, uncredited)
 2013 Baggage Claim (performer: "Is It Love" - as Goapele) / (writer: "Is It Love" - as Goapele Mohlabane)
 2012/I Sparkle (performer: "Running" - as Goapele)
 2012 Middle of Nowhere (performer: "Play" - as Goapele) / (writer: "Play" - as Goapele)
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Same Ole Love")
 2006-2008 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "Closer")
- Top 18 (2006) ... (performer: "Closer")
 2005/I Hitch (performer: "Closer" - as Goapele)
 2003 Honey (writer: "Closer")
 2002 Barbershop (performer: "It Takes More" - as Goapele) / (writer: "It Takes More" - as G. Mohlabane)
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Other Works:

Album, "Closer," Goapele Music 071177GKM, 2001. See more »

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2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Goapele Mohlabane

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Her mother, Noa, is Jewish; her father, Douglas, is Black. See more »

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