A Review Of Top Record Labels In South Africa
A Review Of Top Record Labels In South Africa:The biggest dream of every upcoming artiste is to be associated with a prominent and successful record label. They can get the breakthrough they need when they are signed by these labels and can get their music regoconized under them. Some artistes end up having to leave their record labels due to one reason or the other while some maintain a good and healthy relationship with their labels. Here, we are giving you a review of top record labels in South Africa and how they began.
1. Ambitiouz Entertainment
Ambitiouz Entertainment is owned and founded by Kgosi Mahumapelo in April 2015. In the first half of 2015, the label signed some artistes namely Emtee, Fifi Cooper and B3nchMarQ. In just a few months, these acts were considered some of the biggest names in the South African music industry, thus cementing Ambitiouz Entertainment as one of the most sought after record labels in South Africa having also produced some other notable acts like Sjava and Blaq Diamond.
2. Mabala Noise
Mabala Noise was co-founded by DJ Bongz and Reggie Nkabinde in 2015. Originally, the entertainment label was known as Mabalabala, but was later renamed Mabala Noise.
3. Family Tree Records
Family Tree is an independent South African record label established by SA celebrated rapper Cassper Nyovest in 2014. The record label currently has Cassper Nyovest as its C.E.O and it has Nadia Nakai signed under it.
4. Raplyf Records
Former Cashtime label mate Kid X in collaboration with Kwesta formed a record label called RapLyf Records in 2017. The label had since then brought in acts like Kwesta, Kid X, TLT and Makwa6eats who all dropped four brand new hit singles on the same day at the same time.
5. The Wrecking Crew
The Wrecking Crew consists of B3nchmarQ, MashBeatz, Ex Global, Wordz, Flame (former member), Ecco, IMPTHADON, Krish, Mellow and A-Reece after his controversial departure from Ambitiouz Entertainment.