Getting to know kiddy x

Sydney Xolane Matlhapa is a South African rapper popularly know by his stage name kiddy x.

Raised by a single mother , he had a fun adventurous childhood but not without any struggles. He says music allows him to address his pain aswell as life challenges.

He was inspired by the likes of Cona de rappa and Crash mike. Being and independent artist is hard but we try by any means to keep going.

He started doing music in 2017 and says he still haven’t achieved anything major until today. However he hopes that he will achieve alot going forward, “patience is key on the journey I am in”

Being an independent artist means he faces alot of challenges with regards to distributing his music and the lack of good PR and marketing teams behind him means that he is unable to build a good fanbase

“What keeps me going is my experience in life and the struggles I see prevalent in my community and also my personal experience about pain too. My community has a high rate of crime we see young talented youth losing hope daily”. Through his music he would like to bring about help and hope in his community.

He believes that joining #mama21 was the first big step to his plan, he believes that winning the prize money will aid him in bringing about change.

To vote for him sms mama 007 to 40439. Sms costs R2

His Social media handles.

Facebook handles : Xolane Kiddy X matlhapa

Twitter handles :
KiddyX 014

Instagram :



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