Maphorisa Gives Himself Flowers Following New Streaming Success

Maphorisa Gives Himself Flowers Following New Streaming Success. Born Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, the 34-year-old has mastered the art of maintaining relevance not only by staying abreast of sonic trends, but also by finding clever ways to keep the public engaged. That spirit, and his exceptional talent, has allowed him to stay on top of his game for the best part of a decade now. Just when you think you’ve got Maphorisa all figured out, he flips the script. Again and again.

Maphorisa continues to prove why he is considered as one of the pioneers of amapiano. The star has dubbed new milestone as he has reached over 123.5 million plays on Apple Music streaming platform. This is a huge milestone that the star does not take for granted. He also gave himself his own flowers as he celebrated being an artist, DJ, two record labels owner, being a father, a mentor and so many more titles. “I’m MaphorisaI’m Madumane I own two record labelsI’m a djI’m n artist I Rap whn i want to I sing 4 girls I write songs 4 peopleI’m a genius in my world I am a dad I mentor young artist I inspire I drive a gushesheI’m a Star I negotiate I can really do a lot with these “I”,” he wrote

Maphorisa first shot to fame in 2013 as part of the multifarious musical group, Uhuru. The group blew up off the anthemic Y-Tjukutja in 2013, which owned the summer. That same year, Uhuru further enhanced its reputation by producing and featuring on Mafikizolo’s chart-topping, multi award-winning hit single, Khona.

A couple years later, in 2016, a year after the group’s decision to pursue solo careers, Maphorisa landed the dream placement when was enlisted to produce on Drake’s One Dance featuring Wizkid and Kyla. The dancehall and afrobeats-leaning single took off almost immediately, and within a year it was the most streamed song of all time.

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