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Busta 929 is a famous South African musician, producer, rapper, DJ player, entrepreneur, social media star and internet personality.


Busta 929 was born on September 19 in Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa. 


Busta 929 attended the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.


Busta 929 is the owner Thupa Industries a clothing brand that sells T-shirts and other clothing items at affordable prices.


Busta 929’s real name is Mfana Thupa but he is best known for his stage name.



Mdu M’s Instagram handle is mzu_m_worldwide.


Mdu M has 14.9k followers on his Instagram account.


Busta 929’s song Mmapula featuring Mzu M was voted most shazamed in song in South in  September of 2021.


Busta 929’s song Mmapula featuring Mzu M has over 2.9 Million views on YouTube.



DJ Vetkuk’s real name is Jotham Mbuyisa.


Mahoota’s real name is Zynne Sibika and he has had a long, rich, successful career in music.


Mahoota and DJ Vetkuk are also  partners in the top SA independent music label, Kalawa Jazmee Records, the home of many successful acts.


The duo has released 5 successful albums to date. Two of these, Lesedi and Tshiamo went Gold and total sales to date are in excess of 400,000 copies.


Mahoota is a co-host and founder of The Spring Day Music Explosion, a twelve show, ten city music festival that  features 65 artists and deejays from both South Africa and abroad.


Kwesta dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music.


Kwesta was only eight years old when his parents got divorced. 


Kwesta and his lady got matching ring tattoos way before they even spoke about marriage.


DJ Maphorisa slowed down “Camino Del Sol,” a 1982 house track from the group Antena, into an old school kwaito tempo for Kwesta’s smash hit ‘Ngud’.


Kwesta would have pursued a career in soccer had he not pursued music. 


Kwesta started as a poet however, when he first recorded his poetry on beats he realised that it wasn’t too different and fell in love with making music.



Sabrina Carpenter is included in Billboard’s 21 under 21 with the likes of Shawn Mendes, Khalid, and Daya.


Sabrina Carpenter and Rowan Blanchard used to pick out matching outfits for each other on the set of “Girl Meets World.”


Sabrina Carpenter began posting videos on YouTube of her singing at the age of 10.


Sabrina Carpenter’s father built her a purple recording studio for her to fuel her passion for music.


Sabrina Carpenter placed third in a singing contest run by Miley Cyrus titled The Next Miley Cyrus Project.




Mellow and Sleazy’s real names are Phemelo Sefanyetse and Olebogeng Kwanaite.


Mellow and Sleazy have officially announced their signing to major label Sony Music South Africa.


Mellow and Sleazy are responsible for viral hits “Bopha” together with Felo le Tee, DJ Maphorisa, Young Stunna, and their latest smash “Nkao Tempela” together with Ch’cco.


Mellow and Sleazy’s “Nkao Tempela” gave rise to a dance challenge that has taken the country by storm, with celebrities racking up the TikTok videos in response.


Mellow & Sleazy describe the upbeat instrumental sound as “Bacardi” and say that the title of the E.P. is a term used to describe the “Bacardi” or “mokonko” genre in Pretoria.



Felo le Tee’s real name is Tsholofelo Machine and he was born and raised in Siyabuswa, Mpumalanga, South Africa.


Felo Le Tee embarked on his musical career at the age of 14 starting out with a collection of cassettes playing on both side with the other on on cue.


He wanted to elevate his career so he made it open himself to further his studies and move to Pretoria, to further his studies in Sound Technology at Damelin.


He has worked with the infamous Oscar P on a few projects and the US-based Nylon Trax family, James Nylon.


One of Felo Le Tee biggest Amapiano songs at the moment is titled ‘Ngwana Mani’ where he featured DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small, Mpura, and Visca.



DJ Maphorisa’s mother was a minister, and he grew up listening to gospel music.


DJ Maphorisa produced the hit song Midnight Starring by DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly.


DJ Maphorisa is one of Africa’s most well-known DJs and producers. His booking fee is said to be over R120 000.


DJ Maphorisa owns a collection of high-end vehicles, including a Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 valued at more than R1 million.


Black Coffee has given praise to DJ  Maphorisa’s work and assured him that if he ever felt unappreciated in the industry, he is here to tell him that he is.



Madumane is, of course, DJ Maphorisa’s alter ego, a name conjured up to extend his reach and separate the producer/D.J. from the vocalist.


Madumane is developing a reputation as a vocalist that always seems to show up. He even takes bookings in his own capacity as a performer.


Madumane teamed up with Tyler I.C.U. on the single, Izolo. Izolo is from their three-track EP Banyana, released on 16 April 2021.


Madumane released an album called Madumane by Lawd Porry, which features international superstars like Rich Homie Quan.


Madumane, who also goes by Dj Maphorisa’s real name is Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, known professionally as DJ Maphorisa.



Young Stunna was born on 17th November 1997 in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa. 


Young Stunna  grew up in a Christian family and often sang in the church choir. His mother is a vocalist, while his father was an avid fan of Kwaito.


Young Stunna was initially a hip-hop musician from 2012 before switching to Amapiano, which is now taking over the South African music industry.


 In 2015, Young Stunna was part of a music group known as the Mighty Kings. 


Young Stunna is signed to Kabza De Small’s record label called PianoHub records.




NBA YoungBoy’s favourite actor is Vin Diesel, and his favourite actress is Jennifer Lawrence.


NBA YoungBoy estimated net worth is USD 4 million.


NBA YoungBoy was once arrested for kidnapping, weapons violation, and allegedly committing assault at a club.


In 2019, NBA YoungBoy won the award of B.E.T. Hip H.O.P. award in the Best Impact Track category.


NBA YoungBoy has over one million followers on Instagram and thousands of fans on Twitter and Facebook.



Matt Simons was born in Palo Alto, California. Hailing from a musical family, his grandparents were both opera singers in Los Angeles.


Matt Simons released his debut album Pieces on 19 June 2012. The album was produced by Nashville producer and sound engineer Stephen Goose by David.


Matt Simons got his degree in jazz saxophone performance at the Purchase College Conservatory. 

Matt Simons gained fame in the Netherlands after his song “With You” was picked as one of the theme songs on the Dutch soap television series Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden. 


The song reached No. 8 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart and also peaked at No. 8 in the Dutch Top 40 chart.




Kelvin Momo was born in Diepkloof, Soweto, in 1994, and his soulful-house-leaning amapiano tracks set him apart from the crowd.


Kelvin Momo is a pioneer of “private school amapiano,” a subgenre of the category that incorporates jazz, deep house, and lounge influences.


Kelvin Momo’s real name is  Thato Kelvin Ledwaba.


Over the last few years, the self-proclaimed Soulful King has been creating production mixes and churning out songs, earning him a reputation as a great producer.


Kelvin Momo’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $200, 000 – $1.8 million.




Jay Sax has featured on songs with Major League, Shuffle Muzik and many more big artists.


The song Jay Sax features on titled Careless Whisper with Major League DJz, Abidoza has over 1.3 million views on YouTube.


The song Motho Ke Motho featuring Jay Sax has 191 Thousand views on YouTube.



Reece Madlisa’s song Sithi Sithi exceeded 2 million streams and achieved gold status in March on YouTube.


Reece Madlisa uses the same name on stage and on all of his social media accounts.


Reece produces his songs under the record label Black is Brown ENT and Prime Hold Consulting. His genres are dance and electronic.


Reece Madlisa has amassed 244k followers on his Instagram account.


Zuma is active on Instagram as dereal_zumba.


Zuma has collaborated with many artists. He has created many music collaborations with Reece Madlisa. His most popular collab is with Ama Roto Ep.


Zuma started his musical career from an early age and has impressed his fans and followers. He started out with other genres but later picked up Amapiano.


Zuma has been featured by a well-known amapiano DJ, JazzDisciples.



Spura hails from Parys in the Free State and she is one of the fastest rising stars to look out for within the music and amapiano industry.


Spura’s real name is Tshegofatso Mochela, and she is currently 18 years old.


Amahloni is her debut single, and it is a story about young love where the two lovers are not afraid to tell the world about their feelings.


Spura recently got signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment. Her debut single, Amahloni, has been making waves.’


Spura draws inspiration from Venda artist Makhadzi and she hopes that one day she will work with her. She’s also looks up to the late Whitney Houston and Beyoncé.


TpZee and Q-Mark’s song Paris has racked up more than 3 million views since October 2021.


Q-Mark, TpZee, and Afriikan Papi delivered impressive verses on their single ‘Paris’.


Paris is an Amapaino inspired record with lovely instrumentals and lyrical flows from the South African singers Q-Mark and TpZee.


Q-Mark and TpZee have been in the music scene for a while and has been consistent throughout the years.


Q-Mark and TpZee are gradually carving out a unique space in the global music scene.


Afriikan Papi features on the song Quantam with Just Bheki, Wunda and Assessa.


Afriikan Papi’s instagram handle is afriikan_papi.


Afriikan Papi is still relatively new to the scene and has 1,350 followers on Instagram.


Adedamola Adefolahan popularly known by fans as Fireboy DML is a Nigerian artiste born on the 5th of February 1996.


Fireboy DML is signed to Olamide’s YBNL records as a replacement of Adekunle Gold. 


After Fireboy DML’s secondary education, he proceeded to the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-ife, where he studied the English Language.


Fireboy DML started and completed his primary and secondary education in Abaeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria.


Fireboy DML’s net worth is around $100,000.



Ed Sheeran’s birthday is in February 1991, this means the singer just turned 31 as of February 2022.


Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire which is in England. However, his father moved the family to Framlingham in Suffolk when Ed was three-years-old. 


Ed Sheeran has named his fans Sheerios after the breakfast cereal Cheerios.


Ed Sheeran’s cat has his own Twitter account we aren’t kidding, it’s @GrahamShizza.


A fan loved him so much she sent him a cake full of hair. How’s that for the dark side of fame.



Cordae studied mass communications at Towson University in Maryland.


Cordae first gained national attention for his creative remixes of OG classics. His remix of Eminem’s 1999 single, “My Name Is,” went viral in May 2018. 


Cordae has often been referred to as a “middle child” in the hip-hop community, bridging the generational gap between rookies and OGs.


Before he became a rapper, Cordae took a number of odd jobs. The most notable was his position at a local T.G.I Fridays in Maryland.


Cordae considers Dr. Dre to be one of his mentors. After he grew up listening to Dre’s records, he got an opportunity to link with the legendary producer in the studio. 



H.E.R.’s real name is Gabriella Wilson.


She got her big break on Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing in 2009.


H.E.R. exploded onto the scene in 2018 when she was nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys.


H.E.R. is a  pianist, drummer, and masterful guitarist who can solo with the electric, acoustic, and bass guitar, the woman can rock out.


H.E.R.’s inspirations are Prince, Lauryn Hill, and B.B. King.



Lil Durk is 28-years-old, and his was born on October 19, 1992.


Lil Durk’s father, Dontay Banks, Sr., was arrested in 1993 after being caught up in a crack-cocaine distribution ring in Chicago.


As of 2021, Lil Durk has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.


Lil Durk’s real name is Durk Derrick Banks.


Lil Durk is father to six children. 




DJ Hlo is originally from  Durban, South Africa.


Brand Fassie and DJ Zinhle inspire DJ Hlo.


DJ Hlo procured a Bachelor of Social Science certification from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal.


DJ Hlo’s song Isbani was named Ukhozi FM’s Song of the Year for 2021. 



DJ Hlo’s song ‘Isibani’ featuring DJ Amanzo SA has racked up 431,215 views on YouTube.


DJ Amanzo SA has 80k followers on Instagram.


DJ Amanzo SA goes by djmanzosa on Instagram.


DJ Amanzo SA has over 1500 posts on his Instagram.



The talented singer, DJ Hlo ft. DJ Manzo SA and Sboniso served up yet another chart-topping single titled, “Isibani“ and South Africa loves it.


The song titled “Isibani“ has received more than 400 thousand views on YouTube.

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