- Mozaik (real name Muzi Ngwenya) is a Swaziland born artist who was born on 12 March 1985. He draws his musical inspiration from Drake, Phonte, Jay-Z, J.Cole and Kanye West. He is an award winning producer, rapper, singer, sound engineer, songwriter, DJ and founder of Claiming Ground Records. The label caters for all music genres. Muzi was brought up in a musical family. His mother was a member of Manzini Choir and the father was a huge collector of music. He spent two years in Scotland studying Sound Engineering and the Music Industry.
- He has produced for award winning artists such as South Africa based Afro-soul artist Nomalungelo, RnB sensation Tiyas, Msimisi, hip-hop artists KrTC, Psycho Lution as well as Crax and many more.
- Born in April, KrTC (real name Thamsanqa Sibandze) is a songwriter and occasional vocalist from Swaziland. His stage name KrTC is pronounced as courtesy. He is the co-founder of HeadCount, a hip-hop orientated youth skill development platform. After completing his high school, he chose music as his career. While growing up, he spent most of his time in the library reading marketing books and visiting music studios so as to learn more about sound engineering and music production. To fulfill his ambitions within the music industry, he established a crew called Mic’aholix. The group was made up of rappers, a beat boxer and a poet.
- He has shared the stage artists such as US’ The Game, Amu, Tumi and the Volume, Pro, Young Nation, Skwatta Kamp, Bricks, Ntando, American Rn’B sensation Blu Cantrell, Jozi and many more.
- Zolile Motsa (commonly known as 80 Script) is a Swaziland male hip-hop artist who hails from Siteki, Swaziland. He is the founder of a music group called Perseverance Reigns Over Unfruitful Desires (P.R.O.U.D). When he was 16 years old, he and his friend released a mixtape titled ‘The Hostel Nightmare’. Shortly afterwards he relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa thus marking the split of the duo.
- He later enrolled at the University of Swaziland where he met three rappers thus forming a music group called Forkast. He took a one-year break and came back as a solo artist.
- he Swazi rapper, King Terry is one of the many talented artists who have emerged and taken the industry by storm. The brains behind The Hankey Bannister Royal Nights, a show which has enjoyed steady growth and success thank to a line-up of artists who have been able to fulfil the fans insatiable desire for good music. It has also given a much needed platform to a number of talented Swazi artists. Some of his accolades include AGMA Special Recognition (OutCry), Battle of the Bands South Africa (OutCry), Miller Stage of Champs Winner 2012, Open Mic Series 2012-2013. With his new hit single “I Pray” climbing and dominating the radio charts, one is left yearning for more and wondering what the future holds. Fresh off performing at 80 Script’s The Soiree, I got a chance to sit and chat with Mr Royal Nights.
- Flameboy Universe, born Sakhile Mavimbela, is no new to the industry as his claim to fame was winning the SFNL series, to secure a slot in the highly sought after MTN Bushfire stage.
- On 27 february 2016, she did a live-CD recording took place at Esibayeni Lodge. She was supported by other local gospel artists such as Frans Dlamini, Linda Dlamini, Sibusiso Mthembu, banele Dlamini and many more.
- This producer, rapper and electronic music artist has taken Swaziland by storm. He shot to the top of SBIS’s charts and remained their for 5 weeks last year – making him one of the Swazilan’s hottest artists.