- Kwesta teamed up with Jameson on Rap A Verse with Kwesta talent search during lockdown
- Out of a whopping 1 420 entries, Kwesta had to choose just one and K1 Jaxe managed to catch his attention
- K1 Jaxe did not only show Kwesta that he was a good artist but a good person too, and that is what Kwesta was looking for - the whole package
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Rap A Verse with Kwesta has given up-and-coming artists the opportunity to shine. A lucky and deserving artist by the name of K1 Jaxe walked away victorious.
Kwesta teamed up with Jameson, the best-selling Irish Whiskey in the world, to give artists this opportunity during a time where they were unable to do anything else due to lockdown.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the winner has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to kickstart his career by getting the opportunity to collab with Kwesta, as well as a trip for two to the Jameson Distillery in Ireland.
Out of a whopping 1 420 entries, K1 Jaxe (real name Ayanda Mokgopa) managed to wow Kwesta and take the win. Kwesta explained that it was a tough job just choosing one artist but he knew what he was looking for and he found it.
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“I was looking for someone who wants to make music, who lives for this thing, who has a dream of making music. Beyond that, I didn’t just want one good verse, I wanted to see something in the person with that little verse. I wanted to feel that there was something more behind this verse and the artist. I wanted to feel the continuation of a career.”
Kwesta had only good thing to say about K1 Jaxe. Not only did Kwesta see an incredible artist but an amazing person too, and that is an invaluable combination.
“Apart from the fact that he’s an amazing rapper, I spoke to him a couple of times while we were choosing the finalists and I felt his personality and I saw his desire. He has a desire to be in this game, he has a desire to rap and start a career in music.”
K1 Jaxe has been blown away by this opportunity and we cannot wait for the single to drop.
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