Kwesta
Kwesta

Kwesta

ZAFHip Hop, Contemporary Hip Hop
334,957 monthly listeners
  • 760.6K followers
  • 284K subscribers
  • 1.6M followers
  • 85.5K followers
  • 7.3K followers

Kwesta's Top Spotify Songs

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Ngiyaz'fela Ngawe (feat. Thabsie)
53.6K streams
2
Artist Name
Spirit (feat. Wale)
35.2K streams
3
Artist Name
Ngud' (feat. Cassper Nyovest)
31.6K streams
4
Artist Name
Nomayini
25.9K streams
5
Artist Name
Khethile Khethile (feat. Makwa & Tshego AMG)
20.7K streams
53.6K
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35.2K
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31.6K
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25.9K
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20.7K
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14.9K
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12.9K
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6.6K
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4.8K
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3.7K
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Kwesta's YouTube Videos

19.4M
Views

Kwesta - Ngiyaz'fela Ngawe (Official Music Video)

KwestaDaKAR

Kwesta - Ngiyaz'fela Ngawe (Official Music Video)
Youtube
19.4M views
Feb 23, 2017
17.7M
Views

Mlindo The Vocalist - Macala ft. Kwesta, Thabsie, Sfeesoh

MlindoVEVO

Mlindo The Vocalist - Macala ft. Kwesta, Thabsie, Sfeesoh
Youtube
17.7M views
Nov 26, 2018
14.9M
Views
Kwesta - Ngud' (Official Music Video) ft. Cassper Nyovest
Youtube
14.9M views
Feb 17, 2016

Kwesta's Top Spotify Playlists in the past 3 Months

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Mzansi Raps
by Spotify
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SA Gold
by Spotify
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This Is Wale
by Spotify
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This Is AKA
by Spotify
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Kwesta's Chart Ranks

Past 12 Months

Events9 Events

Oct
07-07
Back to the City
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Apr
23-24
Cotton Fest
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Apr
25-26
Boiler Room Festival
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Feb
01-01
Cotton Fest
South Africa
ZAF
, NewtownN/A N/A
Past
Dec
01
Vinnie raps, Cassper Nyovest at Sneaker Cartel
South Africa
ZAF
, Cape Town0 - 500 Club
Past

Kwesta's Past Events9 Events

  • Back to the City festival

    Big Zulu, Kwesta, A-Reece, Nadia Nakai, Maglera Doe Boy, Priddy Ugly, 25K, Thato Saul, Gigi Lamayne, Loatinover Pounds, Shalate, Marcus Harvey, ifani, Spikiri, SPeeKa, Phantom Steeze, BELO SALO, Dj Kyotic, Buzzi Lee, XXC Legacy, Reason, Assessa, Money Badoo, Kitchen Mess, VegasXCesar, Tha Cutt, Just Themba, Trusted SLK, DJ Kenzhero, Spontaneous DJ, Mac Breezy, Nikki Newlands, Bobotikal, Static Flo, Mr Selwyn, Siya Shezi
    ZAF, Johannesburg
  • Cotton Fest festival

    Uncle Waffles, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Tyler ICU, Mr JazziQ, Oscar Mbo, Big Zulu, Kamo Mphela, Young Stunna, AKA, Sjava, Daliwonga, Kwesta, Blxckie, Pabi Cooper, A-Reece, Busta 929, Emtee, Sir Trill, Shekhinah, Costa Titch, Musa Keys, Zakes Bantwini, Mas Musiq, Nadia Nakai, TXC, Khanyisa, Robot Boii, Soa Mattrix, Heavy-K, Lady Du, Ch'cco, DJ Lag, Myztro, Okmalumkoolkat, Boity, Da Capo, Priddy Ugly, 25K, Khuli Chana, Semi Tee, Shane Eagle, Zoocci Coke Dope, Yumbs, YoungstaCpt, Sino Msolo, FLVME, Tshego, 031CHOPPA, Junior de Rocka, Lucas Raps, Stilo Magolide, Thato Saul, Frank Casino, KiD X, Nobantu Vilakazi, Sizwe Alakine, Gemini Major, Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Moozlie, Marcus Harvey, STOGIE T, Zingah, Rouge, J Molley, Majorsteez, Slade, Ricky Tyler, Priddy Prince, Kaygee The Vibe, SJE KONKA, KLY, Lordkez, Dr Peppa, Ma Lemon, Ms Cosmo, Skwatta Kamp, Ka$hCPT, Espiquet, Soul Nativez, CIZA, Phantom Steeze, DJ Zan-D, Willy Cardiac, SHOULDBEYUANG, DJ Kaymoworld, Champuru Makhenzo, NOTBENJAMIN, Benny Chill, Champagne69, Kp Illest, Indigo Stella, Mustbedubz, Just Mo, LesediTheDJ, Skrypt, Uncle Partytime, Tumi Tladi, Vato Kayde, Leezy Lindokuhle, 2shoes, Fif_laaa, Themba Lunacy, Hopemasta, Cye, Jägermeister Brass Cartel, Chucky
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Small
  • Boiler Room Festival festival

    Cassper Nyovest, Hanna(Ханна), DBN GOGO, Kwesta, Vigro Deep, 25K, DJ SLIQE, Lemon & Herb, BCUC, Ms Cosmo, Jackie Queens, Willy Cardiac, Uncle Partytime, Mx Blouse, Mr Joe, Angel-Ho, FAKA, Stiff Pap, Dj Okapi, ROSE BONICA
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Small
  • Cotton Fest festival

    Kabza De Small, DJ Maphorisa, Nasty C, Focalistic, Major League DJz, Kamo Mphela, AKA, DBN GOGO, Kwesta, A-Reece, K.O, Emtee, Costa Titch, Nadia Nakai, Riky Rick, Shimza, Black Motion, Sho Madjozi, Moonchild Sanelly, Boity, Priddy Ugly, Aubrey Qwana, FLAME, 25K, Semi Tee, Shane Eagle, Zakwe, Dj Fresh (SA), YoungstaCpt, Touchline, Tshego, Distruction Boyz, Junior de Rocka, Stilo Magolide, Frank Casino, Dj Speedsta, KiD X, Gemini Major, Da L.E.S, Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Moozlie, Zingah, Rouge, J Molley, DJ Venom, Lemon & Herb, PatrickxxLee, Una Rams, Kammu Dee, DJ Naves, Makwa, DJ Citi Lyts, Ms Cosmo, SPHEctacula, Ka$hCPT, Bekzin Terris, DJ Big Sky, DJ Capital, Manu WorldStar, Willy Cardiac, Ganja Beatz, Windows 2000, DJ Doowap, DJ Sandiso, Benny Chill, Champagne69, Indigo Stella, Reason, 2Lee Stark, Uncle Partytime, BABYFACEDEAN, Themba Lunacy
    ZAF, Newtown
    Small
  • Vinnie raps, Cassper Nyovest at Sneaker Cartel

    Cassper Nyovest, Kwesta
    Sneaker Cartel
    ZAF, Cape Town
    Club0 - 500

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Kwesta's Beatport Songs

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Kreatures (Original Mix)
Released on Jun 28, 2019
2
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Ngwana Daddy (Original Mix)
Released on Dec 06, 2019
3
Artist Name
Spaan Saam (Original Mix)
Released on Oct 11, 2019
4
Artist Name
I Came I Saw (Original Mix)
Released on Dec 13, 2019
5
Artist Name
BEBATHINI (Original Mix)
Released on May 11, 2023

Kreatures (Original Mix)

Kwesta, Nadia Nakai, SIÓ

Sebentin (Remix)

Kwesta, Zakwe, Cassper Nyovest, Blaklez, Musiholiq

More about Kwesta

Overview of Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta

Contemporary Hip Hop performer Kwesta is from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is renowned for his distinctive approach, which combines conventional Hip Hop with African rhythms to produce a sound that is both recognizable and novel. He uses his platform to speak out on social and political concerns impacting the nation. His music is a reflection of the lively culture and rich heritage of South Africa.

Kwesta has a devoted audience both in South Africa and abroad thanks to his fluid flow and narrative skills, which are evident in his songs. He frequently explores themes of love, sorrow, and self-discovery in his lyrics, which are generally reflective and intensely personal. He has worked with a number of well-known musicians from the African continent, such as Nasty C from South Africa and Nigerian superstar Wizkid.

It is impossible to overestimate Kwesta's influence on South Africa's Hip Hop scene. In addition to numerous South African songs Awards, he has also received a BET Award for Best International Act. He has earned numerous accolades for his songs. A generation of young musicians have been motivated by his music to follow their passions and utilize their voices to make a difference in their communities.

What are the most popular songs for Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta?

A well-known South African hip hop artist, Kwesta is noted for his distinctive style of modern hip hop songs. His best songs include "Spirit" (including Wale), "Ngud" (with Cassper Nyovest), "Khethile Khethile" (featuring Makwa and Tshego AMG), "Thandolwethu," "Vur Vai," and "Mayibabo" (featuring DJ Maphorisa, DJ Buckz, and OkMalumkoolkat), among others.

With over 9 million views on YouTube, "Ngud' (feat. Cassper Nyovest)" is one of his most well-liked songs. The song has a great melody and lyrics that blend English and local language. Another popular song by Kwesta, "Spirit (feat. Wale)," has a catchy beat and lyrics written in a variety of languages that have helped make her music more widely known.

His lyrics frequently draw inspiration from his experiences in South Africa, and his music reflects his African background. Kwesta has achieved global fame thanks to his distinctive sound and style, and his music never fails to uplift listeners everywhere.

What are the latest songs and music albums for Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta?

With his most recent releases, Kwesta, a hip hop musician from Johannesburg, South Africa, has kept fans on the edge of their seats. In 2022, he released "Speak N Vrostaan," an album that has since become quite popular in the hip-hop community. Kwesta displays his mastery of the written word and distinctive flow on songs like "Ngiyaz'fela Ngawe" and "Gcwala."

Over the past year, Kwesta has also released a number of songs in addition to his album. Fans are anticipating the release of "BEBATHINI" in 2023, which will include Kwesta, Papta Mancane, and SLY. Released in 2022, "Big Dreams" and "Mrholo Wayizolo" both feature Masterpiece YVK and Papta Mancane and show off Kwesta's ability to work with different musicians while maintaining his unique sound.

With Papta Mancane, Ma-E, and FKA Mash, "Huzet" is one of Kwesta's most notable songs from the previous year. The song's catchy chorus and irresistible pace have made it a favorite among listeners, and many have praised Kwesta for his skill in fusing many hip-hop genres into a single, well-rounded piece.

Overall, Kwesta's most recent albums have established him as a leading hip-hop performer in South Africa. Kwesta continues to push the limits of the genre and enthrall audiences with his songs thanks to his distinctive flow and capacity for collaboration.

Which are the most important music performances and festival appearances for Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta?

Contemporary Hip Hop artist Kwesta from Johannesburg, South Africa, has appeared at a number of the nation's biggest events. One of the biggest music events in South Africa, the Oppikoppi festival, has included him on a regular basis. The Cotton Fest, Mtn Bushfire, Boiler Room Festival, and Afropunk Johannesburg have all featured Kwesta's music. He has developed a reputation as one of the top Hip Hop performers in the nation as a result of the positive reviews his performances at these events have received.

Kwesta has played outside of festivals at a number of locations across the nation. At the Sneaker Cartel location, which is renowned for presenting some of the top Hip Hop performances in the nation, he gave one of his most unforgettable performances. The audience was left wanting more after Kwesta's performance since it was so enthusiastic and interesting.

Kwesta has also played at a number of other locations across the nation, including some of Johannesburg's largest music venues. He has established himself as one of the top live performers in the nation thanks to his energetic performances and personable demeanor.

Kwesta has generally had a very successful career in South Africa as a Hip Hop performer. He has a sizable fan base as a result of his appearances at prestigious festivals and venues across the nation, and is regarded as one of the most gifted and successful Hip Hop artists in the nation.

Which are the most important collaborations with other musicians for Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta?

The South African current Hip Hop rapper Kwesta has worked with numerous artists over the course of his career. One of his most prominent projects is "Spirit (feat. Wale)," which features the American rapper Wale. The song has a calm and easygoing beat, and both performers deliver powerful and deep words. It's a memorable hit for both artists because of Wale's unusual flow, which perfectly matches Kwesta's aesthetic.

"Ngud' (feat. Cassper Nyovest)," a collaboration by Kwesta with fellow South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, is another significant project. The song is a fan favorite since it has a great beat and hook. The delivery of the song by Kwesta and Nyovest is upbeat and assured, demonstrating their talents and rapport as a team.

Throughout his career, Kwesta has collaborated with a variety of musicians, including Makwa and Tshego AMG on "Khethile Khethile" and Bucie on "Thandolwethu." But among his most significant group efforts, "Spirit (feat. Wale)" and "Ngud' (feat. Cassper Nyovest)" stand out as examples of his skill and adaptability as a musician.

What do people also ask about Contemporary Hip Hop musician Kwesta?


How rich is Kwesta?

He is valued at $2 million.


What is Kwesta real name?

Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi


How old is Kwesta?

34 years (August 11, 1988)


Why is Kwesta famous?

In Mzansi's rap scene, Kwesta is renowned for his regular hits, such as the wildly successful track Ngud with Cassper Nyovest.


Who is Kwesta married to?

Yolanda Mvelase


Does Kwesta have a child?

Khai Asemahle Bulelwa Vilakazi.


What happen to Kwesta?

According to Sunday World, Kwesta experienced financial harm as a result of the EP Queen by Ayanda being removed from all streaming services due to a dispute over ownership. Kwesta made it clear that he only appeared on one song and had nothing to do with how the EP was distributed.


When was Kwesta married?

The couple got married in 2018 in a traditional ceremony.


Where did Kwesta get married?

The wedding ceremony took place at the upmarket Thaba Elco Hotel, south of Johannesburg.


Is Kwesta a Kwaito artist?

Kwesta is a Kwaito musician.


Did Kwesta finish school?

Kwesta dropped out of school at the age of 16 to pursue his music career.


What car does Kwesta drive?

BMW 4 Series Convertible.


Where did Kwesta go for his honeymoon?

Cape Town - the couple went to the Maldives for their honeymoon.


Who did Kwesta propose to?

His surprise proposal was to Yolanda Vilakazi.


What has happened to Kwesta?

An ownership issue involving Ayanda's EP Queen, which led to its removal from all streaming services, is said to have hurt Kwesta's finances. Kwesta made it clear that he only appeared on one song and was not involved in the EP's distribution.


How did Kwesta become famous?

After releasing his first album Special Rekwest in 2011, DaKAR II in 2014, and DaKAR III, which was given an 8x platinum certification in South Africa, Kwesta rose to fame as a musician.


When did Kwesta get married?

Three years after the birth of their first child, Kwesta wed in a religious ceremony in 2018.