Kwesta Biography

Kwesta whose real name is Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi was orn on 11th August 1988 in Katlehong, East Rand in South Africa. He is a South African rapper who is popularly known for his debut album ‘Special Rekwest’.

Kwesta Career

He started his career back in high school as he was involved with poetry before he switched to rap. In 2003 along with a group of friends he formed a hip hop crew called Ghetto Fellaz but later changed its name to The Juvenylz after the addition of a new member.

Kwesta later dropped out of school and pursued a full time career in music. He recorded at his makeshift studio at his home.

In 2005 he met Max of Africa’s Most Southern (AMS) Record Company where he refined his rapping skills and even produced numerous lesser known songs along the way.

He participated in YFM’s Rap Activity Jam and e.t’s youth programming block’s, Craz-e, Shiz Niz The Freestyle Kings special – and went on to win both. He later moved on to perform at The Rand Show and The Durban Beach Festival.

He completed his demo tape and presented it at Buttabing Entertainment offices in Park Hurst in Johannesburg. Buttabing Entertainment signed him and introduced him to mainstream.

In 2007 he released his first radio single titled “Shap Fede” and followed up with a Mixtape with hip hop DJ C-live.

In 2008 he began work on his debut album while continuing to perform across South Africa with the likes of DJ Naves, Shugasmakx and Slikour.

In 2010 he was selected to be a Brand South Africa ambassador of the 2010 Fifa World Cup and headlined their nationwide roadshow tour.

On July 11, 2010 he performed at the 2010 Fifa World Cup South Africa closing ceremony at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) ahead of the final match of the tournament between Netherlands and Spain.

Kwesta Album

2007: U Got It

2010: Special ReKwest

2013: DaKAR

Kwesta Songs

  1. Ngud’
  2. Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe
  3. Mayibabo
  4. Nomayini
  5. Mmino
  6. Day One
  7. Act Like
  8. Kokotela
  9. Pray Hard
  10. Tshek
  11. Tjovitjo
  12. Suster
  13. Lala Khai
  14. Boom Shaka Laka
  15. Afro Trap
  16. High on Life
  17. Ready for More
  18. Thul’ Ujaive
  19. Let a Nigga Hit
  20. Mind Fuck
  21. Shooting Star
  22. Family Matters
  23. Make You Go
  24. Johnie
  25. One Day
  26. Hood Rich
  27. Preacher
  28. Find a Way
  29. No Competition
  30. Radio
  31. GGG
  32. K1 God

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