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  • Chloe Bailey, together with her sister Halle Bailey, has received 5 Grammy nominations since 2018 
  • Besides being a singer and actress, Chloe Bailey is also a songwriter and producer
  • Chloe Bailey came into the limelight when she was discovered by Beyonce 
  • Chloe Bailey played the character of Little Lilly while Beyonce played the character at an older age.
  • Chloe is best known for being one half of the musical duo Chloe x Halle with her sister Halle Bailey


  • Khalid’s full name is Khalid Donnel Robinson
  • Khalid is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records
  • Khalid’s debut studio album American Teen,  was certified 4× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America
  • Khalid has 52.2M monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • Khalid is a big Fleetwood Mac fan


  • Aubrey Drake Graham, professionally known as Drake, is often referred to as Champagne Papi by his fans 
  • In Drake’s most recent album collaboration with 21 Savage ‘Her Loss’ , 21 Savage encouraged Drake to call out various artists such as Meg Thee Stallion and Kanye West
  • Drake’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $250 Million, making him one of the richest rappers in the world 
  • Drake has won four Grammy Awards
  • Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop


  • Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” became his first number-one single in the United States as a lead artist
  • Kendrick Lamar is referred to as Compton’s crowned prince 
  • Kendrick Lamar has been described as a ‘Conscious Rapper’ 
  • Kendrick Lamar takes inspiration from his neighborhood such as Dr Dre and Tupac 
  • Kendrick Lamar is a Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rapper 



  • Blxst’s real name is Matthew Dean Burdette
  • Blxst is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, California
  • Blxst is signed to Red Bull Records
  • Blxst is known for his hooks and weaving intricately between singing and rapping
  • Blxst’s style of music is a hybrid of rap and R&B



  • Chris Brown says that Michael Jackson was one of his biggest music inspirations
  • Chloe is signed to Parkwood Entertainment & Columbia Records 
  • Chloe learned to play the piano by watching Youtube tutorials 
  • In 2007, Chris was named one of PEOPLE’s “Most Beautiful” celebrities 
  • Chris Brown’s dancing skills is ascribed to Michael Jackson 



  • DJ Sliqe’s real name is Lutendo Kungoane
  • At the age of 24 DJ Sliqe made history by becoming the first hip hop DJ to win an award in South Africa
  • DJ Sliqe is famous for his debut track ‘Do like I do’ featuring Kwesta as well as ‘On it’ featuring Shekhinah
  • DJ Sliqe’s love for music began at a tender age, and he always wished to be a DJ and producer.
  • By the time DJ Sliqe got to grade 10 he was already a DJ for his school



  • Miley Cyrus’ music spans across varied styles and genres, including pop, country, rock, hip hop, R&B, and experimental music
  • Miley Cyrus originally auditioned for the role of Miley Stewart’s best friend on “Hannah Montana.”
  • Miley Cyrus  founded a nonprofit called Happy Hippie Foundation
  • Miley Cyrus’ birth name is Destiny Hope Cyrus 
  • Miley Cyrus calls her fans ‘Smilers’ 



  • Audiomarc is a South African New Skool hip-hop DJ and producer
  • Audiomarc’s real name is  Mark Nkosi
  • Audiomarch has 75K monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • Audiomarc is popularly known as the official DJ for hip-hop superstar, Nasty C
  • Audiomarc is referred to as a ‘hip-hop fanatic’ 



  • Although he is famously known as K.O, his real name is Ntokozo Mdluli
  • K.O started rapping at a young age, and while he was in high school, he participated in different cyphers 
  • He began his career as a member of Teargas, a South African hip hop group 
  • K.O’s fans also refer to him as Mr Cashtime and Skhanda Gawd 
  • K.O attended Vaal University of Technology where he studied a national diploma in public relations management



  • A part from being a singer and songwriter, Taylor Swift can play the guitar, piano, ukulele, electric guitar, and banjo
  • Taylor Swift’s grandmother was a professional opera singer, which inspired Taylor Swift from a young age
  • Taylor Swift wrote a novel when she was 14, titled, A Girl Named Girl. The story is about a family who wanted a son but had a daughter
  • Taylor Swift learned to play music on a 12-string guitar versus a typical six-string.
  • Taylor Swift won a Grammy for Best Music Video for “All Too Well: The Short Film” at the 65th Grammy Awards 



  • Lizzo formed a rap group at the age of 14
  • Lizzo was part of a marching band when she was in University
  • Lizzo played a performer in the British reality television series Made in Chelsea in 2014. 
  • Lizzo refers to herself as a ‘self-proclaimed nerd’
  • Lizzo loves to watch Anime, her favourite Anime series is Sailor Moon



  • SZA has written 100 songs for her new album 
  • SZA worked in customer service before becoming a full-time artist 
  • SZA’s star sign is a Scorpio 
  • It was SZA’s brother who first convinced her to pursue a career in music 
  • SZA doesn’t write songs in a conventional way, she freestyles songs from the top of her head 



  • Jeremy Loops’ real name is Jeremy Thomas Hewitt
  • Jeremy Loops is signed to Universal Music Group 
  • Jeremy Loops is a South African singer, songwriter and record producer
  • Jeremy Loops is the cofounder of a tree-planting organisation called Greenpop 
  • Jeremy Loops’ music genre is alternative/indie 



  • Latto’s real name is Alyssa Michelle Stephens
  • Latto is also affectionately known as ‘Big Latto’ 
  • Latto has been arrested before, for carrying a firearm in an airport 
  • Latto was raised in Atlanta 
  • Latto started rapping when she was 10 years old

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