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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kid X

Talented rapper Bonginkosi Mahlangu, famously known as Kid X  is widely known for his cool demeanor and his sick play of words when rhyming. Hip-hop has taken Kid X on what is set to be a legendary journey, as his lyrical content  exudes  unrivaled confidence. X is not just a Hip Hop artist in Mzansi, he is a brand in the making. The talented rapper has had three consecutive number ones on YFM’s Hot 9 Hip-Hop chart. What more can we say?

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about award-winning South African rapper Kid X……

1. His friend Smashes motivated him to join Cash Time Family.

2. Kid X was once nominated for Channel O Africa Music Video Awards for most gifted male, most gifted duo, most gifted hip hop artist, and most gifted video of the year – alongside K.O, with the song Caracara.

3.Kid X’s verses worth about R 10 000 for a feature.

4. Kid X is not endorsed by any brands, he goes out and buy his clothes, especially the local brands.

5. About the bucket hats he rocked and were once trending, Carpen Noctem and Baps gave him their hats so he can support their brands.

6.  A number of artists inspires Kid X. Pro (Kid) , Teargas and Proverb.

7. His woman crush is internal Pop artist Rihanna.

8. Kid X says K.O is more than a big brother to him. He says K.O is just a great mentor and a big homie .

9. Born in Mlhuzi, Mpumalanga, Kid X relocated to Culinan in Pretoria where he spent most of his childhood

10. His love affair with hip-hop started 10 years ago after watching Eminem’s biopic 8 Mile. But, like many other South African rappers, Kwaito was his first love.

 

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