Young South African rapper The Big Hash knows that it¡¦s never too early
to pursue your dreams.
The 17-year-old was born in Pretoria as
Tshegetso Reabetswe Kungwane and soon changed his name to The Big Hash.
He released his EP called Life + Times of a Teenage Influence in
March and it has already racked up over 170 000 streams.
Streaming service, Apple Music, has recognised the spectacular rise of this
young artist and will showcase his music in the New Artist Spotlight in
June, bringing his music not only to the African continent, but the entire
¡§I have no words to describe this achievement right now. It's unbelievable
to know that nine months ago, no-one was even sure about what I wanted to do
when I left school. And now to find myself being given The New Artist
Spotlight for June on Apple Music, nine months later ... it's one of the
biggest honours in this growing career of mine.¡¨
New Artist Spotlight is an artist development feature where a light is shone
on a new South African artist each month, giving them four weeks of
editorial support across the Apple Music ecosystem as a Hero artist,
inclusion in the Mzansi Hits Room and key Apple Music playlists such as The
A-List: South Africa, Best of the Week and more.
Previous South African artists to have benefited from the New Artist
Spotlight include: Sun El-Musician, Thandi Ntuli, Shekhinah, Shane Eagle,
Elandre, Sketchy Bongo, Amanda Black, Babes Wodumo, Sipho The Gift, Johnny
Cradle, Tholwana, Lucy Kruger, Moonga K, Josh Kempen and Alice Phoebe Lou
¡V Source: www.news24.com