Hip Hop star Blxckie joined Dineo Ranaka and Sol Phenduka on the 958 Breakfast show, where he shared how he grew up and later dropped out of school to pursue a career in the music industry. His real-life story left Mzansi impressed with how he natured his talent into becoming an award-winning star.
Blxckie was born Sihle Sithole before fame, and his career carved a new name for himself. The star was born in Sydenham Heights, Durban, South Africa. He discovered his craze for music interest at eight, recording music with his friends.
Blxckie opened up about how he abandoned education for music
The star opened up about his childhood and how he quit tertiary education to focus on music. Talking to Dineo and Sol, the rapper says he dropped out of Univesity and moved to Johannesburg with six guys in his group, hoping to be superstars.
I never finished my social sciences degree and I feel bad about it because I didn’t do it the official way. I know there is a way where you can go to the offices and let them know that you are about to take a little break. I just left
When I tried to make it I was with 6 other guys. They are all out here now.
I feel like some people found their space. But when we first got here we all wanted to make it work
However, their plan failed as there was a lot of competition in the music industry. Instead of giving up, Blaxckie continued to work hard and hit his jackpot in 2019 when he dropped his first song Eqnx 11. Since his breakthrough in the entertainment industry, Blxckie is fast becoming one of the famous rappers in Mzansi. He is indeed a master of his craft, as he has two awards in his career of three years.
Blxckie also shared his opinion about rappers who have ghost songwriters, and he feels it’s not a bad idea as it is suitable for the music industry.
The way people do it now is different. I write a song and record it and someone just replicates it with their vocals. I don’t mind it – it’s dope for business.
Award-winning rapper Blxckie also talked about his latest hit song Sete featuring K.O. In the future, the rapper sees himself as a prominent rapper recognized internationally.
K.O came to the studio in Midrand when he was giving out the merch for Skhanda World. I think he was just going to different people in person. He got there and said we should work. Two weeks late he pulled up the song on a USB and it had everything