When he’s not gracing our screens, he’s gracing the mic! South African rapper and actor, Sleezy Luciano, releases the first single “Django” off his forthcoming second album “Diba And A Dream”. The Beats By Blassproduced self appraisal trap anthem cameos Scarab Tha Arab as a co-writer. The official album release is set for 27th October 2021.
Born and raised in a renowned South African township – Tladi in Soweto, south west of Johannesburg, the rapper’s music career kick started when he and his family settled in the East of Johannesburg, Kempton Park. He started rapping and writing his own rhymes in the 9th Grade which later led to him further pursuing his music career during his university freshman year. His debut EP “The King’s Speech” was released in November 2016 followed by his debut album “Note To Self: Nothing Was Overnight” on May 2020. The album entailed features from some of the well respected rappers in the South African Hip Hop Community such as Jimmy Wiz and Shabzi Madallion.
He performed at various events which aided with creating an awareness around him and his music thus creating a leeway for a solid fan base foundation. His first cross border live performance was at the Bushfire Festival – a major annual event hosted in the heart of the kingdom of Swaziland sharing the stage with some of Africa’s best performing artists. He also hosted a series event – The Sleezy Luciano Experience, attracting close to 2000 attendees, further expanding his reach and fanbase. Stream/download “Django” here