Getting to know the king
The world is not big enough for such talent
Kgotso Simphiwe Makgale (Born 30 September 1995), better known by his stage name King Sweetkid, is a South African hip hop musician and song writer. He is most known for the single “They don’t Know” as well as his well-received mixtapes “Sugar Season” “ Sugar Season Deluxe” and the highly acclaimed Sugar Season 2: True Colours ”. He originates from Heidelburg in the East of Johannesburg. He started rapping at the age of 14, having being influenced by his love for music. He eventually linked up with Music Producer/Engineer Tshepo “Owza” Radebe and together they created and mastered a sound they call “The Sugar”
Discovering King Sweet Kid
The Year 2014 showed a huge shift to his career as his first music video got aired on channel O’s “SA Hip Hop Bangers then in 2016 he went on to release his well-accepted Mixtape titled “The Sugar Season” which led him to being one of the most valuable musicians in his category, with co signs from Reason and Kwesta his career took major steps towards being on of the greatest artist the country is yet to witness.
He looks up to fellow South African rappers Kwesta ,Cassper Nyovest & AKA and stated that he was motivated by their testimony of becoming mainstream artists and maintaining their independence as well as their business ethic. His dream of meeting all three of his influences became a reality he met Kwesta , and opened for him during his nation wide “Vote Noma Yini Tour” , “ Ngud Tour” & in 2016 which is when he met Cassper Nyovest. King Sweetkid highlights that performing alongside Kwesta, AKA & Cassper Nyovest were three of his best experiences of his life thus far. May 2017 was a huge mark for Heidelberg’s golden boy as he scored his first TV show appearance On Fan base (full episode), SABC 1 and that put him on a bigger scale and secured him a place as one of the most elite upcoming artist South Africa has had to offer. He has performed in various events such as the Kwesta’s 3 Day birthday Explosion, Bucie’s Rejoice Launch tour, Kwesta feat AKA and Tweezy Day One Movie Premier at Zone 6, Ratanda Dj’s Festival and plenty other event that play a heavy significance in an artist career