Presented by Leafy Outlook


Mar 16, 2023

12:00am – 12:40am CT

Esther's Follies

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Wednesday, March 15at Esther's Follies

BLXCKIE is a South African rap singer and producer.

Building a street cred with his internet cult-like fanbase, BLXCKIE is a breakout artist who is leading the pack of new wave musicians as an UNDENIABLE RAPPER, SINGER AND SONG PRODUCER.
BLXCKIE also known as SOMNYAMA – is a 23-year old Durban born multi-talented artist who has broken the internet with hit after hit, placing him at the forefront of South African Hip Hop and Trap Soul.
He disrupted 2021 with his debut album B4NOW, and shortly followed that up with B4NOW DELUXE in August! Certifying his place in the rap game as an undeniable force! 2022 saw BLXCKIE fully showoff his R'nB side with his EP 4LUV, followed by an extension to this project with 4LUVDLX featuring A-Reece on the hit single Sneaky.

Blxckie has won numerous awards at the 10th & 11th South African Hip Hop Awards; Best Hip Hop Album for his debut album B4Now at the 28th South African Music Awards in 2022. He continues to reach new heights with nominations at BET Hip Hop Awards for Best International Flow and AFRIMA for Best Male Artist in Southern Africa, Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop.

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Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA