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BIOGRAPHY OF DRADBOY South African Rapper

Name : Mokgoma Tshepisho Surname : Maake Stage Name : DRADBOY D.O.B : 10 July 1985 Qualification : Journalist Signed : Loud Jam Entertainment Owner : Loud Jam Entertainment (Pty) Ltd Started : 01 February 2002 till present Position : Managing Director/Co-Founder/Artist/Producer/Songwriter/Sound Engineer Profession : Hip-Hop Artist/Producer/Songwriter/Managing Director/Music Producer Prev. Co. : Deeper Thesis Records Prev. Work : Artist/Assistant Producer & Sound Engineer Prev. Projects : Love, Musiq & Life Mixtape 2006 : Train of Thought Mixtape 2007 : P.U.S.H Mixtape 2015 Rec. Projects : Rhythm and Poetry Mixtape 2017

Mokgoma Tshepisho Maake (born July 10, 1985), known professionally as DRADBOY, is an South African rapper, music producer, composer, sound engineer, record label owner , and songwriter. Born and raised in Limpopo, Ga-Sekgopo Village, he became the first rapper in 2001 and after several of his online posts and audio songs went viral on www.slikouronlife.co.za, facebook, soundcloud, reverbnation, soundrop, tunecore and music in africa. From 2015 to 2017, he appeared as a yearly Balo Soul music festival in Limpopo following his single Street Callin' (Murder), and released his mixtape—Rhythm And Poetry.

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DRADBOY has earned three number-one singles on the GL FM; "Street Callin (Murder)" made him the first male rapper to top the chart with a solo output—following King Monada in 2016, "Ga-Sekgopo Bona Fide (featuring Dr. BZ)" made him the first male rapper to attain multiple number-one songs on the chart, and his Drake collaboration "What if" extended that record. His debut studio album, Rhythm And Poetry (2017), on which the first two songs were included, debuted at number one on the radio stations top 40 charts, broke several streaming records and earned him three Award for Best Rap single (Street Callin (Murder), Best Hip-hop/Rap album, and Best Produced album making him the only man to win the three awards as independent artist. Also in 2018, Daily Sun included him on their annual list of the 100 most young influential people in the world of music. Among his numerous accolades, he has won an Award for his lyrical genius, three LIMA nominee, and Hip-hop awards nominee.

Early life

Mokgoma Tshepisho Maake was born on July 10, 1985 in Limpopo borough of Ga-Sekgopo to a Pedi father and mother. he was raised in the Setaseng neighborhood of the Ga-Sekgopo north, and spent much time at his paternal at parents' home with his grandmother, which he credits with giving him "such a thick […] accent." Maake eveloped the stage name "DRADBOY" as a form of his previous hair style, a rum brand by which people used to call him. As a youth, DRADBOY was a member of the Undaground Breakas, and has said he was a gang member since the age of 17. He went on to attend Maladuma Primary School, Mohumi High School, and Boston Business College & City Campus.

During his teenage years, DRADBOY was employed at a Edcon in Pretoria, Gauteng, and Tick Tech...

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Sekorokoro (Loud Jam Remix)
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Since You Left Us (InHouse Remix) (Prod. by. InHouse Productions)
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Ghetto Life (Radio Edit) (Prod. by. ALLROUNDA)
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Ghetto Life (Radio Edit) (Prod. by. ALLROUNDA)
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How Many Times (Rapstar Hustle) (prod. by. In House Productions)
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Sekorokoro (Loud Jam Remix)
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Since You Left Us (InHouse Remix) (Prod. by. InHouse Productions)
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Street Callin' (Murder) Dirty
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Videos

Live Performance song Street Callin (Murder)
Ga-Sekgopo Bona Fide live performance
DRADBOY GL FM RADIO INTERR

Gigs

ZATzaneen, South Africa
In operation since: 
2015

Contact

+27 81 2414 614
+27 76 691 5829
Mokgoma Tshepisho Maake

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