Updated: Jun 6, 2019
Kutlwano Lekau, (born 5 August 1999), better known by his stage name OG Statik, is a South African rapper and songwriter. He is one of the best up and coming musicians in the country and is an exciting performer. He grew up in eastern Gauteng in a suburb called Kempton Park, a place where a few big names such as, Priddy Ugly and Bigstar Johnson, also hail from. OG Statik promises to be one of the biggest artists to come out of South Africa. The only question that remains is, will he actually do it? Well we just have to wait and see.
What drew you to the music industry?
"I've been a huge music fan since i was a toddler, so really the music drew itself to me as well. I started rapping around grade 6/7 and took it seriously from grade 10."
Who are you inspired by?
"Drake is on of the reasons I really fell in love with wanting to make music."
Is there a hidden meaning in any of your music?
"My music doesn't necessarily have a hidden message but it depends on what I'm going through at the time of writing. So it's all genuine emotions. Everything in my songs has either happened or it's dreams I plan to accomplish."
Do you collaborate with others? What is that process?
"Yes I collaborate with other artists. The process is all about the chemistry with the artist you know. It's a mind body and soul process. You need to give it your all to get the best possible result."
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
"For those wanting to become a musician, You need to work hard and sacrifice. You also need to invest in your craft. If you really want a career in the music industry you need to put in the work."
Get In touch with OG Static
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/og.statik/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/ogstatik
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/og.statik
Links to music:
Apple Music Artist Profile:https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/og-statik/1439736394
SoundCloud Artist Profile:http://soundcloud.com/og-statik Spotify Artist Profile:https://open.spotify.com/album/1n2dsixi2dZBHmKkHg5WcS Itunes Artist Profile:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/instead-single/1453862046?uo=4&app=itunes