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Luthando Sithole a.k.a Horus Tha God has new offering for hip-hop lovers titled “Sky God”.
Every year there is a new breed of hip hop talent that sweeps South African airwaves and continues to prove that Hip Hop is a genre that is ever growing and changing. Each artist brings his own definition and style to the table and Horus’ Mix tape “Sky God” is doing justice to his talent.
Formerly or popularly known as Jonny Joburg he is a Johannesburg based rapper and producer who has been performing internationally since the age of 11 namely at the 1997 International Children’s Festival USA and in 1998 at the All Africa Games closing Ceremony. From wearing the hats of a Producer and Artist he is a seasoned Hip Hop creative who knows all facets of the industry. Being the first South African rapper to debut a music video across America on P. Diddy’s Revolt TV, he is the new wave of South African Hip Hop.
His mix tape has 12 tracks and some interesting song track titles such as “Leopard, Hollywood and the much anticipated and loved Wavve” single. In his own words “My album is inspired by the great entertainers that have produced amazing art that has impacted the music industry. Michael Jackson is my all-time hero along with Jay Z and Kanye West. They really make me want to reach for excellence.”
Earlier in July 2016 Horus released his first single “Wavve” which was immediately play listed for high rotation on national radio in South Africa followed by the October release of his debut mix tape “Skygod Mixtape” and the “Wavve” music video which have both received critical acclaim from bloggers and listeners alike.
Horus Tha God brings about a genuine representation of artistic creativity. Fuelled by his passion for music Luthando has delivered an album for all Hip Hop lovers to enjoy. Over the course of his career, Horus has built a name for himself throughout as a performer and producer. He first started working with Major labels in 2007 as executive producer and A&R for local rapper F-Eezy’s EMI release “Gate Khahlela”. After breaking F-eezy into the commercial market he decided to explore his childhood passion for performance by forming the legendary underground electro rap duo Spazashop Boyz which made international strides when they appeared on the popular Brazilian Music Show “Musica Namochila” (2012).
During this time Horus formed his own publishing imprint with Sony-Atv and signed 25 young African artists to his stable in the first year and licensed music to clients such as Red Bull and Endemol. From being mentored by Andre Hall and performing on South African stage to LA stages simultaneously, Horus shows no signs of stopping soon.