Metabolism is a rapper and DJ from Cape Town, South Africa. As of 2018, he was the host of Uppercut Golden Era and part of Selective Hearing movement.

Metabolism began his carrier as a rapper and later became one of the best known hip hop DJs in Cape Town. He was a member of Fire on the Mountain Street Art Festival in 2002 and 2003. In 2004, he was the artist and liaisons manager and productions and logistics manager of the festival.

He began DJing in 2010 and established a platform for up and coming artists to showcase their work.


- Has 3 solo albums released T.O.L.E (2005), 6ixpack (2008) and Backwash (2010)

- Writers Block crew albums: Writers Block Compilation (2006), Conjured Concepts vol.1 - 4 (2007) and The Brainstorm Ep (2008)

- Featured track with Akil the mc (Jurassic 5) and Mingus(Writers Block) - Mingus Beneath the Underdog

- Featured track with Blumentopf (German Hip-Hop super group) and Mingus (2010) - Red Bull archives

- Featured track with Double AB (Brooklyn) - (2014)

- Host of Uppercuts The Take over radio show on Assembly Radio

- Host of Uppercut Golden Era

- DJ at Selective Hearing on Saturdays at A Touch Of Madness and Ukhamba Beerworx Bi-Weekly on Sundays

- Played Yours Truly in Kloof and Loop Street (2017 and 2018)

- Played at the Streetopia Festival (2017)

- Played Selective Sundaze Block Party open streets (2018)

- Played the Shnit film festival after party (2016 and 2017)

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