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South African rapper Thapelo Motlhatlhedi, also known under the name Lava is a self-taught mixing engineer from Thaba Nchu in the Free State. He first dipped his toes in the industry after landing his first job as a mixing engineer at Electromode in 2011.

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He has since successfully showed off his musically creative skills after working on several hits for musicians like Teargas and Bongani Fassie. Thapelo has proven to be a true asset to the Electromode team.

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This ultimately led to his current position as head mixing engineer and musician at Khustic Media Recording Studio.

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He performs magic on the mixing boards whilst offering a taste of truth with his potent lyrics as a hip hop musician. His single, “Thola Zaka” featuring Priddy Ugly (produced by B1Beatz), is just the first step to the ultimate goal of releasing a his first full-length album, which is currently in progress along with plans for an EPK, second single and a music video.

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From this point on, Thapelo will continue working his passion by contributing to the music industry and creating more connections; of which he has started to do through his first listening session. He’s also eager to make an even bigger musical impact both nationally and internationally.

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