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Winner of the Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Fellowship Award.
Winner of the Lead SA Hero Award.
Winner of the reality television show ‘You’re Hired’ on SABC2.
Lloyd has made South African Music history.
Lloyd Paul has been instrumental and a key factor in nation building and racial integration in South Africa.
Lloyd is an On-air presenter for Lotus fm and the host of his popular radio show called ‘The Lotus Lounge’- Monday to Thursday from 8pm to 10pm which combines great music with his outrageous and captivating talk show called ‘The Unplugged Sessions’.
The show has seen many high profile guests join Lloyd live in studio for one on one interviews including Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion Chad le Clos, the first non-white women judge of the High Court of South Africa and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, The Mayor of Durban, former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Justice Zak Yacoob and a host of celebs and great South Africans.
On his show Lloyd has worked with Parliament, The Office of the Premier, EThekwini Municipality, Dube Trade port, SASSA, IEC,SABC Education, The Department of Higher Education and Training etc.
He exploded onto television screens around the country from being the winner of the reality television show ‘You’re Hired’ to showcasing his city on SABC3’s ‘Top Billing’ and bringing out his gospel side on SABC2’s ‘Hosanna’.
He has also done extensive charity work with various NGOs and NPOs and gives back to the community in any way he can.
Having studied radio broadcasting he has been with the SABC and Lotus fm for ten years and has been involved in programming, production, CSI campaigns and has spearheaded many brand awareness projects on various platforms.
Besides radio he has also made his mark in the music industry. He is one of the most versatile vocalists in world music and continues to be a trendsetter.
Lloyd Paul has shared the stage with international superstars and has performed and opened up for the likes of Jay Sean, DJ NYK, Black Coffee, Professor and Tsoso,Mandoza, Loyiso, Mafikizolo,Jae,Arthur,Alaska,Danny K etc.
A proud South African Lloyd grew up listening to local legends like Brenda Fassie, Sipho Hotstix, Jacknife, Thebe, Trompies,Mdu, BOP and many more which influenced his own genre of afro-pop music.
His music video to his hit single ‘Feel it’ features the legend and Africa’s number one...DJ Ready D!
Lloyd was also one of the Official Compeers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Lloyd has worked with and co-produced new material with SAMA award winning producers set to release soon.
The award winning presenter and music artist who is noted for breaking boundaries and stereotypes educates the youth on a positive and drug free lifestyle.
Lloyd is also the celebrity judge for the Durban leg of the ‘What’s your talent‟ competition’.
He is one of the brand ambassadors alongside Shaun Pollock and other celebs for the Talk Sign Campaign for the Blind and Deaf Society which has made a massive impact around the country.
Brand ambassador for the Under an African Sky campaign which benefits the Centre for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (Crow).
In addition to radio broadcasting and his music career he is also a sought after celebrity emcee.
Top Billing – SABC 3
Winner of the reality television show ‘You’re Hired’ on SABC 2
Hosanna – SABC 2
SABC 1,2,3 and SABC News Channel- Talk Sign PSA
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