Jiji F to launch de­but al­bum

Lesotho Times - - Entertainment - Mo­halenyane Phakela

RAP­PER, Jiji F, is set launch his de­but­but al­bum at 4fordy this Satur­day adding spice too the al­ready packed fes­tive sea­son.

Ac­cord­ing to Jiji F, his love for rap stretches back to when he was in kinder­garten, with hi­sis first record­ing re­leased in 2008. He shot to fame after fea­tur­ing in Basali and J Cob’s track Ke Teng remix which be­came­came club an­thems. Since then, Jiji F has gone from strength to strength re­leas­ing solo of­fer­ings and col­lab­o­rat­ing with other artistes. rtistes. He works closely with the sought after MIP crew and co-own­sns the cloth­ing line Em­pire.

Since his rise to star­dom, the Khu­bet­soana-base­du­bet­soana-based rap­per has be­come a fea­ture on the Hip Hop showsws cal­en­dar with fans duly oblig­ing each time he per­forms. His blendin­gend­ing of rhymes in street ver­nac­u­lar has en­deared him to fans s who can re­late to the lyrics.

The 18-track of­fer­ing, Ma­luti Greenn Cap­i­tal (MGC), Jiji F says, is not just for en­ter­tain­mentt but a re­minder to fans that “we can be the pi­o­neers of our dreams or goals and we do not have to wait for some­onene else to take the driver’s seat”.

“I drew my in­spi­ra­tion from dif­fer­en­trent au­di­ences that I served through­out my per­for­mances an­ces and it took me a year and a half to put thi­sis baby, on which I worked with a num­ber of artists,ts, to bed,” he says.

MGC fea­tures col­lab­o­ra­tions withh such rap­pers as SepD, Nirex, Shuf­fle 44, T-Mech,Mech, L-Tore, Sellz, Skebz-D, SJiz­zle, OGM and SubV. The much an­tic­i­pated com­pi­la­tion tion fea­tures hits like Hello Momma ded­i­catated to his mother and which cel­e­brate­ses wom­an­hood. The Truth speaks of the he strug­gles lo­cal artists face ek­ing out a liv­ing.

“As an artist, I would like to build an in­dus­try that sus­tains it­self and gen­er­ates funds to help im­prove the stan­dards of liv­ing in Le­sotho.”

His launch per­for­mance will be sup­ported by the likes of DJ Ebonix, Mr Maps DJ Shaix­tacy, Juvy, Skebz D, MIP, SJiz­zle and Dj In­di­vid­ual Maxx who is Jiji F’s man­ager.

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