- Post Malone was born as “Austin Richard Post.” He chose his stage name “Post Malone” with help from an online rap nickname generator.
- Post Malone would DJ at weddings as a college student in Syracuse. This kept him up to speed about all the evolutions going on in the industry.
- Post Malone’s senior class voted him “Most Likely To Become Famous.” This was after he had already started recording and releasing music at age 16.
- Post Malone is known for his array of tattoos. His first tattoo was of the Playboy Bunny.
- He has given himself a number of tattoos himself. He has also done tattoos on several of his friends.
- Stormzy’s real name is Michael Omari
- Stormzy doesn’t just rap, he sings too
- He signed a major record label deal with Atlantic Records
- Big Mike, The Problem, Stiff Chocolate and Wicked Skengman are some of Stormzy’s nicknames
- Stormzy’s debut album was one of the most popular releases of 2017
- Chloe Bailey played a young version of Beyoncé in The Fighting Temptations.
- From 10 years old Chloe Bailey wrote her own songs.
- Chloe Bailey learned how to play the piano and do productions from YouTube and Google.
- Chloe Bailey has been growing out her hair since she was a child and has remained adamant about not changing it to please others.
- Chloe is vegan and dedicated to a healthy lifestyle.
- 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.
- 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.
MAJOR LEAGUE DJZ
- 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, 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
- His real name is Maxie Lee Ryles III
- When he first started his rap career, he went by the name Lite Fivio
- In May 2020 he started a foundation to help youth at risk to provide a better future for themselves
- He is a big fan of astrology
- In 2018, he lost his mother to a stroke
- 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 have been consistent throughout the years.
- Q-Mark and TpZee are gradually carving a unique space in the global music scene.
- Mobi Dixon’s career journey started as a professional bodybuilder; this resulted from being bullied in school.
- Mobi Dixon is a South African DJ and record producer born in East London, South Africa.
- Mobi Dixon officially got married in 2017 and 2018 to Palesa Rashama.
- Mobi Dixon is very passionate about education. He has two IT diplomas, a Sound Engineering diploma, and Music Business and Events Management certificates.
- Blxckie is originally from Durban, South Africa where he was born and raised.
- In 2020, Blxckie found himself “stuck” in Johannesburg when the country went on a 21-day lockdown, but later said it was a “blessing”.
- In early 2021, Blxckie was named Apple Music’s Up Next artist.
- Blxckie’s album B4Now was nominated for album of the year and his single “Ye x4” was nominated for Song of the year and best collaboration at the South African Hip Hop Awards 202.
- Blxckie won Freshman of the year at the South African Hip Hop Awards 2021.
- 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
- Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian dancehall/reggae singer and songwriter
- He was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
- His father managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator.
- He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013)
- In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards
- Ed Sheeran isn’t the only musical member of his family! Matthew Sheeran, his brother, is a classical musician.
- Ed Sheeran slept on the streets, on trains and on the sofas of his friends after struggling to pay his rent. He even slept outside Buckingham Palace.
- A-Team was inspired by a woman Ed Sheeran met at a homeless shelter.
- If Ed could trade places with someone, it would be a cat. Not just that. He thinks his spirit animal is a midget kitty.
- Ed might be the most tattooed celebrity out there, with 60 to 100 tattoos. In addition, he has ketchup bottles, a cup of tea, a penguin, Puss in Boots, to name a few.
REECE MADLISA & ZUMA
- Reece Madlisa and Zuma are the individuals behind the surprise rise of AmaPiano musical duo, AmaRoto.
- Reece Madlisa and Zuma are actually childhood friends
- The two musicians are both from a township called Alexandra in Johannesburg
- Reece Madlisa and Zuma are often confused for brothers.
- Their music video for “Iy’ntsimbi zase envy’ has reached over 3,5 million views
- He chose Tyga as his nickname because his mother used to call him “Little Tiger Woods.
- Tyga and his then-partner Blac Chyna named their son King Cairo Stevenson
- Tyga actually owned a tiger for a little bit, before the animal was taken away by authorities in 2014
- His mother is reportedly Vietnamese and his father is of Afro-Jamaican descent.
- Tyga lived out every kid’s dream when he installed a water slide from his bedroom window to his backyard pool