Culture Vulture hitmaker, 25K, formally joins the Sony Music Family and pronounces a brand new single Pheli Makaveli (Intro) dropping on Friday, 11 June!
About his signing, A&R Manager, Lutendo Kungoane ‘Sliqe’, commented, “25K is a great addition to the Hip Hop roster at Sony Music. He brings hope, edge, community, truth, and love to the stable. This is his debut album and I’m glad we’re on his side and a part of his history. Hip hop has evolved over the years and we’re all getting a front seat to the Pheli Makaveli show. South Africans all over the country will grow to love the raw, floetic, storytelling Trap Star, 25K.”
When requested how he feels about becoming a member of the Sony Music household, 25K mentioned: “After months of teasing my debut album, ‘Pheli Makaveli’ curated by Zoocci Coke Dope, I’m excited to announce my partnership with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. It’s all the time good
25K, whose actual identify is Lehlohonolo Molefe, was born in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, and started his rap journey from an early age when he entered a expertise present in Grade 10 rapping to DJ Khaled’s ‘I’m On One’ instrumental.
Since highschool, 25K has been seen as the voice of the youth in the township. After matriculating, he was not sure of his profession path and started to do small jobs to help his single mom. To keep away from the pressures of partaking in unlawful actions, he determined to focus his vitality on music and leisure.
25K broke onto the scene as a finalist for Homecoming Events’ “Artist On The Rise” expertise search in 2017 the place he shared a stage with artists from throughout the continent and the world reminiscent of Sho Madjozi, TKZee, and Harrison Crump. He additionally gained native reputation after freestyling at the GalxBoyFreestyle Fridays that occurred at the GalxboyStore in Pretoria.
In 2019 25K broke onto the scene together with his hit singe Culture Vulture. The track was impressed by the lack of originality in native hip hop and performed on the incontrovertible fact that anybody who would copy what he does, both the track or his sound basically, would even be seen as a tradition vulture. Culture Vulture obtained the consideration of artists like DJ Maphorisa, Cassper Nyovest, and AKA who determined to function on the remix alongside Emtee. AKA additionally determined so as to add the proficient rapper to the lineup of his monumental Orchestra on the Square. The track went on to win Best Remix at the South African Hip Hop Awards.
Next up, 25K drops his new single ‘Pheli Makaveli’ (Intro) on all digital platforms this Friday, 11 June and the video for the single will drop on June 18. His debut album ‘Pheli Makaveli’ is dropping at the finish of July and earlier than that followers shall be handled to 2 extra singles – Hustler’s Prayer and Trap Jumpin’.
Pre-order ‘Pheli Makaveli’ [HERE].