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Policeman On Why He Decided To Be A Kwaito Star

Police by day, Kwaito star by night.

When they talked about setting np boundaries they talking Police officer Lucky Matome famously known as Scylash who is juggling careers as both a musician and a policeman.

“This past Friday I was making arrests, and then Saturday I’m on stage.”

The 37 year old has been nominated in the best new kwaito artist category at the Mzansi Kwaito & House Music Awards for his song Let It Drop

“When I perform there are opportunities for people to be doing something illegal, like drinking and driving.

“But I always make light of it. I get on stage and say: ‘People, you need to behave. Remember, I’m a police officer.’ The crowd loves that.”

The star spoke of his journey intro becoming such a succesful musician.

“I met producer Ivo Dos Ramos. The first thing he said when he heard me record was ‘I’ve been looking for you’. Ivo was the one who suggested I go indie [independent].”

Matome started Scylash Entertainment and his first signing was the group Masoja, who featured on his first hit, Makaper.

“I also want to show people it’s possible to do the things you want to do in life. You can be a professional musician and do your day job.”

 

Source : TshisaLIVE.

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