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Biography of Chillimane
Date of Birth
13 December 1981
Chilli Da kid (kid = king in disguise)
Label: Izinga Music
Distribution: Endemol & MTN Exploded
6’ 1½" (1.87 m)
Siphelele Zuma was born 13 December 1981 in a then political violence tarnished Pietermaritzburg, KZN, and South Africa. He was raised in Newcastle, Madadeni. Introduced to hip hop by his older brother in 1993 “the first rap song I have ever listened to was by Wu Tang clan” “Aint nothing to F wit”; He went to boarding school where his love for hip hop solidified. Chillimane grew up in the golden era of hip hop in the mid to late 90s therefore cites Tupac; Wu tang; Jay Z as his influences. “I wrote my first verse in STD 7 at the study room and got a round of applause 15 minutes later” that was ‘95
Chillimane started rapping and taking music seriously in 2003 when he laid down his first ever verse on wax with the “Killers” his rap click consist of Magnificent Servant, Cupid, Bling and producer Mr Smash. Chillimane dropped an acclaimed free street album Plan B and a mixtape compilation (Urban Jams) in 2006 which was a launch project for the Urban Movement website. The album featured the street bangers called “Street soul aka Paper Chase”, Welcome to the Lager Town; the latter sees Chillimane painting the visuals of the domicile he hails from better than Leonardo da Vinci’s 16th century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel during the Italian Renaissance the Mona Lisa (also known as La Giaconda). Chillimane’s first group the Killers would break up due to religious and spiritual clashes. Chillimane went on to push on his own and is getting ready to change the face of hip hop in the African continent. “I am an independent artist mane; so I am doing me mane, if not me then who”. It has taken him this long to fine tune the art that he delivers (ubuciko bomlomo as he likes to call it).
52 recorded songs later, Chillimane is ready to drop his eagerly awaited album tentatively named the Code of Conduct (COC), with the first single “Ish Dade” that sees him switching his style up on a Kwaito ish instrumental.
The music already distributed to radio stations and to DJs in SA, music video in the works with the most prominent directors. Activation strategy signed off; Distribution deal one of a kind; Ole boy is ready to go. No fake mangamanga business here, no nonsense gangsta ish straight poetry and motivation, Call it street motivation 102. You already know who uma kungasimina pho wubani… Chillimane… call him the realistic impression of an artistic expressions
“Ghost-writer” for such stars as: your favourite rapper, singer and others.
Chillimane done smashed it at Slughuis (Diepkloof),
Having performed in Holland Amsterdam,
Brought the house Down in Maseko Villa in Newcastle (Madadeni), Randfontein, University of Durban Westville (UKZN)…. etc
Executed it on Soweto TV’s Open Door Policy, Music video on rotation on Soweto TV
Done it at TUT Top Stereo FM,
CD available at Thesis Concept store in the heart of Soweto and set up for the Ritual store in Newtown and it partners,
Did it for charity together with MTNSA
Went up to number 3 on Stapura’s Kwaito Hott 99 on YFM…. within 4 weeks
Radio stations need his vision,
Street teams distributing around the country and also on www.u-m-l.co.za\Chillimane for downloads already so watch out or watch yourself.
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The Code Of Conduct reads like an impressive effort of originality delivered effortlessly by the Chilliest of our time
Ok now forget swagger, originality is an important component in the Hip Hop world. Great emcees, from Rakim to Mandoza, have gotten their respect by shining in spite of what everyone else was doing at the time. True originality can catapult artists from ordinary levels of obscurity to acknowledgment and/or admiration. The lack of novelty can just as well restrain an artist’s rise to the top.
Chillimane’s anticipated The Code Of Conduct reads like an impressive effort of originality delivered effortlessly by the Chilliest of our time. I respect that.
The tracks equipped with heavy jabby lyrics and top notch production makes the album flow easily thorough the listeners ear lobes. Lokish living music…
The album does not feed off of famous guest spots, however other talented emerging artist are handed an opportunity to shine along. Aside from Chillimane and his official backing vocalist Mbali Mbhele, the COC boasts Chillimane’s long time partners in rhyme Ba_lefoko on the track called “Gua Lefoko” and Project on “On the table part2”.
The subject matter shows a wide range for Chilli. It ranges from the wild rap session braggadocio style on “Ehhe” which sees Chillimane introducing himself and throwing warning shots at any future detractors. I rap ngayishayelwa e lokshini / laba basemakhishini belibele yimfeshini. No beef just wordplay… to tracks like “Started rapping” the impenitent biographical piece.
That brings us to musical accompaniment. The majority of the tracks definitely stand out. The energetic thumps from Sic Nature produced “Ish Dade” and Wax lyrical’s “Iba Nami” mesh well with the theme of the album and create a grimy musical background. The more sombre sounds in “Mza Wam” and “Bad Omen’” add much needed flexibility in production.
Concept music contained on “Pipi van Pa” where we hear u Lova wase Sdaks talking romantically about his best buddy and also on “How come” the political mantra where Chillimane spits the same verse twice only in two different languages. Amazing stuff that is. Chillimane also teams up with Faceless who lands a production hand on “On the table part2”; this one is for the back packers.
Chillimane sounds passionate on all of the songs on the album, even paranoid in some. With only three producers and two features Chilli da kid definitely gets to showcase his lyrical prowess compounded by deep first grade IsiZulu first language and aggressive delivery. Bazongibiza umfana wom Zulu/ ngathi ngidabuka eNdundulu/… uma ngivela kuduma iZulu/
Be warned though, there’s a lot of anger on The COC. Chillimane is angry at the world, angry at himself and everybody. The anger is however channelled properly as you listen to the album you will definitely hear the realistic impression of artistic expressions.
Lyrics —8/10 & Production —8.5/10