You must have first watched him on the ‘More And More’ song on which he featured with Daddy Andre and Ceaserous. P.I.C has slowly become a favorite for most Ugandan Hiphop lovers but who is he?
‘More And More’ was the ground–breaker and since then, several people have been wondering who the rapper in the song is. His rap style, very much like Lil Wayne’s, grabbed most people’s attention.
Rumors went around indicating that he was just another rising young Ugandan rapper who had been discovered by the talented singer, producer, and songwriter Daddy Andre.
Well, forget all that. We dug up a few archives and we came up with a simple bio about the fast-rising South African rapper who has become a regular on most Hiphop playlists in the +256.
Born Phupho Mkhatshwa, P.I.C was born in Manzini, Swaziland. He grew up in Tabankulu with his extended relative as his mother pursued her studies in Botswana. He later relocated to Mbabane with the mother on her return to Swaziland.
P.I.C released his debut single “It’s OK ” under Black Market Records. His single was produced by Daddy Andre. He consequently also featured on ‘More And More’ by Daddy Andre featuring Ceaserous.
This year, P.I.C signed his first record label deal with Black Market Records, which has its headquarters in Sacramento, USA. The label also has several other artistes including Daddy Andre, Rabadaba, Boondocks, Kvan, Chulo Mac, Ava Peace, among others.
He is currently in Nairobi, Kenya working on his debut album on which he is to feature a couple of Kenyan singers and producers.
He traces his passion for music back to his school days. He represented his school in Spoken Word and debates and he would usually perform freestyles for his schoolmates.
The rapper is a Law student at the University of South Africa. He says that he picks his inspiration from everybody. His diverse nature of music delivery does not have dedicated specific sources of inspiration.
He is an asset for the future and Africa could be having something good going on in the Hiphop world in a few years to come. Watch him rap on ‘More And More’ below: