Kid X’s first album in two years finds him on a new journey as a father and husband. It is therefore fitting that there is discernible growth exhibited in the content of the music he is making, particularly when looking at this latest offering. Father Of Zen is the rapper’s second album, following 2018’s Thank […]
Gearing up for the release of his upcoming album Father of Zen, Kid X has released a new song featuring Moozlie & Lumkokazi, aptly titled “Jukebox” given the party vibes it possesses. The hard hitting Lunatik produced song samples The Dynamic Superiors’ “Happy Song”, giving the soul track a nice Kwaito-centric flip, that finds Kid […]
Kwesta and Kid X are kindred spirits and partners in music. The two prolific MC’s broke bread with us and gave us insights into their music-making process, friendship and Raplyf Records.
As a coming of age, Bonginkosi ‘Kid X’ Mahlangu’s debut album couldn’t be a more fitting tribute to his journey as an artist. Running the gauntlet of themes from his relationship with God, to navigating the glare of Jozi’s city lights, romantic endeavours, and the hurdles he’s had to overcome in his career, he says […]
The Oxford Dictionary defines influence as “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself”. Additionally, it can also be concluded that influence is “the power to shape policy or ensure favourable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth”. When we embarked […]
It’s a scorching day in Fourways and I go about the business of interviewing Ntokozo ‘K.O’ Mdluli at a quaint cafe. The patron at the table next to mine – who I’d befriended to charge my phone – asked as K.O walked away, the interview now concluded, “Is he always that way?” “What way is […]