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Meet @kwakekalvin


Molefi Kalvin Kgwakgwe better known by his stage name, “KWAKE”(it came from his surname, “Kgwakgwe”) pronounced as quake from earthquake. He was born on February 03, 1995, in a small town called Mafikeng also known as Maftown in the North West province, South Africa. #NelsonMandelaLand

He attended a private primary school at Living Faith, and went to a public high school called Mmabatho High School. He started loving music at the age of 15 years old (pop, hip hop, house, afro pop, dancehall, etc.). He is inspired by HHP, AKA (Kernan Forbes), Wizkid, Davido, Black Coffee, Hugh Masikela, Lira, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and the legendary “Brenda Fassie”(may her soul rest in peace).

He is from the same town as the reigning “Queen B”, Bonang Matheba and some of Maftown’s finest musicians such as Cassper Nyovest, Khuli Chana, HHP, Beatjunky Tp, Greenfingers, Killer Bee, Mo Molemi, Tuks Senganga, Mula and Proper.
His international influences are Dr Dre, Jay Z, P Diddy, Kanye West, Eminem, Ludacris, J Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, The Game, Travis Scott, Andre 3000, Metro Booming, Asap Rocky, Skepta and the list goes on.

Kwake Kalvin is a hip-hop/trap recording artist, song writer, voice over artist, bass guitarist and also plays keyboard/piano. He has worked with the likes of Beatjunky Tp, Proper, Trippy Jay, SZ (SZoundBank, SABC student sound engineer/producer). He is currently working with his producer/guitarist/pianist/graphic designer called Mula at the moment on his upcoming project #Dreams4Sale mixtape/album. Expect new collaborations with other new upcoming artists and artists who have been in the music industry for years.

He released his first project/EP with Trippy Nation called Road To SuccessEP in 2015. It has reached thousands of people. Here’s the link below:


He also has freestyles he has dropped in 2016/2017. Here’s a link to the freestyles below:


He has dropped his latest singles. Here’s the link below:
Follow him on #soundcloud to get his new music.

Contact details:
Phone number: 072 334 1201
: 071 973 0368
-For performances
-For collaborations
-For hosting an event
-For studio sessions
Email Address: kwakekalvin@gmail.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/kwakekalvin
Facebook: https://Facebook.com/kwake.Kalvin
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kwakekalvin/?hl=en
Follow him on #Instagram to watch his videos.

May the grace of our Lord be with you all. Amen!!!