S H A B Z I MADALLION
ShabZi Madallion (real name Leshabe Mpho Rampedi) is a hip hop artist based in South Africa’s economic and cultural hub Johannesburg. He was born in the coastal Kwazulu natal province with his roots anchored in the picturesque Limpopo province.
ShabZi began fusing rhyme with reason in 2003 and has since continued to engineer his own music. His artistry goes far beyond just putting pen to paper and rendering provocative rhymes. He endeavours to inspire the experience of life through all its motions by bearing HIS personal truths on every bar.
On stage, he’s an electrifying performer who is able to weave music, dance and the spoken word into an unforgettable experience. He is passionate about authentic storytelling and prides himself in having a delivery style with a global appeal.
ShabZi is an artist who believes firmly on investing on the improvement and complete exploration of his craft. One of his many notable achievements include being the runner up winner of the debut instalment of hip hop reality TV show ”The Hustle” In the show, ShabZi outshone a total of 19 contestants over a gruelling 10 weeks of a non-stop showcasing of creativity and skill. Upon completion of the competition he released the fun, yet thought provoking single titled “Oh my gosh” where he worked with award - winning South African producer - PH.
As an artist dominating various social platforms, he has garnered an impressive fan base which spans across the globe. He believes that music is meant to encourage, entertain and prompt people to reflect on and question their reality.Download BiographyClick Here