Born in Sabie, Mpumalanga (South Africa) and based in Pretoria, Haikuu is an Indie Rap Fusion artist who draws inspiration from hip hop and guitar music. At the core of his music is the idea of storytelling, which allows his raps to co-exists synergistically with his chosen guitar soundscapes.
Bringing a soul kasi rap sound on the Matter Mixtape Vol.1 is Tjipo Malankan who’s 3 songs “Okwamanje”, Micotevi Love Life and Born This Way taken from his latest release Okwamanje Mixtape add a unique feature to the project. His lyricism and witty lines brew up a rare formula that has listeners begging for more.
Coming in on the 6th & 8th track from our Matter Mixtape Vol.1 is Jared Reddy who goes by the stage name J.A.R.E.D (Just Another Rapper Encouraging Depth) with impeccable rhyme scheme and flow on his songs “Change Of Profits” & “Perfect Timing”. His record Perfect Timing is taken off his 2019 project “IamJ.A.R.E.D” released on his birthday 27th Januray.
Rivoningo Bonnie Nkuna is an artist based in Pretoria East, born in Soweto Pimville ; she descends from a culture rich family , who got her vocal genes from her talented father Matsambo Nkuna , who’s been featured on projects with artists like Tebs David ; she started actively participating in the arts back in primary school, entering competitions and being actively part of school events/concerts, not only participating but in coordinating the school events.
Raised in the streets of Sebokeng in the Vaal triangle, Teboho ‘DiTeboho’ Kobedi first laid hands on the keyboard as a member of the local church worship band. Also singing and arranging for his high school all male vocal ensemble and watching his father play guitar, Teboho developed a deep love for music
Earlier this year, New Age Artistry embarked on a journey with ubiquity(u.creativespace) to bring you an initiative that sets to uncover South Africa’s emerging talents in the music industry. The annual “Matter – Of Time” initiative consists of two phases with one being a release of the compilation “Matter Mixtape” on the 8th of March. The 2nd phase of the initiative will see all the artists who are part of the compilation Mixtape officially come together to release an album titled “Of Time” set to drop on the 4th of July.