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  • Musa Keys studied Sound Engineering at Damelin but he dropped out while he was in his second year.
  • At 14 years old, Musa Keys produced his first song.
  • Talent management agency T Effect has signed a contract with Musa Keys, alongside his company Top Tier Entertainment.
  • Musa Keys is widely known for his singles ‘Samarian Boy’ featuring Sir Trill and Nobantu Vilakazi, which has amassed more than 5 million views on YouTube since February 2021.
  • Musa Keys has worked with a number of top local musicians including DBN Gogo and Major League DJz.




  • Wiz Kid first started singing at 11 years old under the stage name Lil Prinz.
  • The first album Wiz Kid released was with a band he formed called Glorious 5 and sold 10,000 copies.
  • In April 2012, E.M.E signed a joint deal with Wizkid with Akon’s Konvict.
  • Wizkid’s first International Collaboration was with Akon on ‘Don’t Dull’ the Remix.
  • Wizkid is the first African pop star to perform/sell-out Royal Albert Hall in London.




  • Kanye West actually own multiple Burger King franchises across Europe
  • Kanye West Lived In China For A Year When He Was 10
  • Kanye Mixed ‘Stronger’ 50 Times Before He Was Happy With The Final Edit
  • He Is The 8th Most Successful Artist In Grammy Awards History.
  • Kanye’s Design Company DONDA Is Named After His Late Mother



  • Mthunzi is originally from Hammarsdale in Kwazulu Natal
  • He signed under El World Music 
  • He got his name from his grandfather,  “uMthunzi wokuphumula amatshitshi namajongosi, which means, “a place of rest for the maidens
  • His debut album “Selimathunzi” comprises of 16 tracks




  • Nicki Minaj released her own mobile game called ‘Nicki Minaj: The Empire’ in December 2016.
  • Nicki Minaj started her music career in a rap group called Hoodstarz. There were three other members in the group – Lou$tar, Scagg Beezy and 7even Up. 
  • Nicki Minaj has a tattoo in Chinese written on her left arm that reads “God is with me always”.
  • Nicki Minaj is acrophobic, meaning she is afraid of heights.
  • In 2013, Nicki Minaj earned $12 million as a judge on season 12 of “American Idol,” 




  • His greatest musical influence is Tyrese 
  • One item that Lucky Daye can’t live without is socks 
  • He is about 5 feet 8 inches in height
  • He worked as a writer for Keith Sweat’s album ”Just Me” and Ne-Yo
  • He made his first tour with Ella Mai in 2019




  • BIA was one of 5 female rappers featured on Oxygen’s Sisterhood of Hip Hop show.
  • During Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Europe Tour, BIA was one of the main supporting acts
  • Bia is now an official recording artist for Pharrell’s record label, “I Am Other”
  • Her favorite restaurant in Massachusetts is Chinos, a Haitian restaurant in Brockton
  • She is of Puerto Rican and Italian descent




  • Siyabonga Nene known professionally as Big Zulu was born on 7 April 1987 and is 35 years old 
  • Big Zulu used to work as a taxi driver until 2008 when he decided to dive into the music scene. 
  • He won the King of Rap contest in 2013 at the Back to the City event. 
  • To some, Big Zulu is known as the undisputed rapping “inkabi pantsula”. 
  • He has managed to transform a word associated with crime “inkabi” meaning a hired gunman into a cool terminology that is lighting up the entertainment industry



  • Also known as Skhanda Gawd, K.O is a South African hip hop artist, businessman, rapper, and songwriter 
  • Ever since K.O rapper came into the scene in 2005, he has partnered up with major acts like AKA, Cassper Nyovest, and Sjava
  • After graduating, he was unemployed for 2 years before his mother forwarded his CV to the South African Police Service, but he did not go for the interview 
  • In 2005, Ntokozo formed the band Teargas together with Ma-E and Ntukza whom he had met at university.




  • Reece Madlisa is a professional rapper and musical artist.
  • Reece Madlisa is ½ of AmaPiano duo Amaroto
  • He currently has a following of 959K on Instagram
  • His birthday is on 7 September 




  • The Major League Djz twins have done a lot of weekly mixes on Khozi FM and Mafikeng FM. 
  • Major League Djz has decided to become the ambassadors for the McDonald’s Street Rhythm campaign.
  • Major League Djz favourite artists are Sjava and Nasty C, Zonke and Nadia Nakai.
  • The estimated net worth of Major League Djz is about $200,000 – 500,00$
  • The Major League Djz twins were born on January 3, 1991.




  • Manu WorldStar is 23-years-old and grew up in Johannesburg.
  • He is a South African-born Congolese hip hop artist.
  • He featured on Vuzu‘s reality TV show, ‘The Hustle’ season 2.
  • Manu WorlStar is signed to Sony Music.
  • He has 13 number #1 spot and counting for hit single Nalingi, on key radio & TV charts in territories such as the UK, Nigeria, Botswana, Zambia and South Africa.




  • He is the first artist in Africa to get a YouTube Silver Button 
  • Nasty C was heavily influenced in his sound by his older brother who was once a producer.
  • In 2019 Nasty C was the only South African artist nominated for a BET Hip Hop award in the Best International Flow category.
  • From the beginning of his rap career, Nasty C has been influenced by hip hop greats such as T.I.
  • Nasty C’s role model is none other than our very own AKA. Nasty C got to meet and open for him in 2013 at his Alter-Ego nationwide album launch.





  • Love Nwantiti has picked up 3.5 million streams in the UK, helping push it into this week’s Official Singles Chart Top 10 at Number 9.
  • CKay has revealed he hopes to become as big as fellow Nigerian artists Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido. 
  • Ckay is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa. 
  • Ckay was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group independent label services ADA.

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