Kid X drops some rare insights about his private life

Wow! There’s so much we didn’t know about the rapper.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:44 PM  | KiD X  | Drama

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Hip-hop artist, Kid X recently released his much-awaited debut album, Thank Da King. It comes as a surprise though, that this is his debut album, given the fact that he has been in the music industry for 8 solid years however this body of work was years in the making, with Kid X wanting it to be simply brilliant.

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SABC 3’s flagship late night talk show, Trending SA, had the absolute honour of hosting this lyrically gifted hip hop artist last night, and we must say, quite a lot about his personal life was discussed hence not much is known about him, therefore this interview in particular rolled up a curtain behind “uMfana Ka Aunty”.

ZAlebs has therefore compiled Top 5 interesting facts about Kid X that many probably had no idea about.

#1. Childhood: 

Kid X was born in Mpumalanga; however his family moved around quite a lot given the nature of his father’s career. The rapper described this constant moving around as a “slippery slope” but has somehow made the most of those experiences.

#2. Lessons from elders:

Kid X’s newly released album saw him collaborate with giants within the world of the arts – Maskandi musicians Shwi Nomtekhala and Ndebele artist, Esther Mahlangu. The rapper described the interactions between himself and Shwi Nomtekhala as a learning experience, adding that there were always some life lessons that he picked up.

#3. Debut Album:

Surprisingly this is his debut album after eight years of being in the music industry. Thank Da King is truly a work of art as the rapper emphasised that he put his heart and soul on this project. The album tells stories on various subjects including relationships, of course.

#4. On showing love on social media he said: 

For me, that is all I know, it also speaks to how I was raised.  He continued to add: “Love is a way of nurturing and try to improve a situation”. Kid X is hardly in the tabloids’ for the wrong reasons, therefore it is easy to see why.

#5. On writing lyrics on paper: 

I went back to the basics of writing on paper with a feather pen – just to stimulate my mind”. He then realised the value in his writings and therefore decided to auction them off and the 88% of the proceeds will go to a fund that will build music classes in two of his previous schools.

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