10 Things You Should Know About Soa Mattrix

10 Things You Should Know About Soa Mattrix. Soa Mattrix is one of the hottest names in the Amapiano space. Since breaking into fame last year, the star’s career has been skyrocketing till date. He demonstrates his varying range of sounds on his debut album, 2021’s Sounds of Africa, where he serves up heartfelt ballads (“Buyisa”) along with dance-floor-inviting bangers (“Emsotra” and “Stoko”). The album’s title doubles as both an acronym for his name as well as the moniker of his record label/multimedia company, where he also works as a photographer and filmmaker.

Here are 10 things you should know about Soa Mattrix:

1 His real name is Mandla Mashakeni.

2 He was born in Soweto, South Africa.

3 Soa Mattrix was born in 1998, meaning as of 2021, he is 23 years old.

4 Mattrix started making music at the age of 10.

5 Getting into music at the young age of 10, Soa started by making mixes and would dabble in producing hip hop, gqom, and Afro-house tracks.

6 His breakout single, 2020’s “Uthando” (featuring Soulful G and Shaun 101), was rooted in amapiano but folded in elements of Afropop.

7 He has worked with the likes of DJ Maphorisa, Mas Musiq, Robot Boii, MDU AKA TRP and more.

8 Highest YouTube viewership:Soa Mattrix, Soulful G Feat. Shaun 101 – Uthando (Official Music Video) – 25.5 million views

9 Spotify: 94K monthly streams

10 In 2021, He released a joint album with DJ Maphorisa titled Tintswalo.

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