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South African tech producer and DJ, TWILT is building an exciting career, riding the growing global interest in his home countries proliferating dance music scene and is thriving to become one of the biggest DJ’s in Africa.TWILT dreamed of becoming a footballer but after a serious injury and lost hope, he discovered a new passion through Virtual DJ. He started making his own mixes and distributing it to his friends,eventually securing his first gig; Valentines Ball.
From early beginings, he’s gone from strength to strength, producing his own tracks and garnering a following of his own. In 2014 he moved to the UK, a big leap out of his comfort zone but an imperative move if he wanted to step up the levels in his music. He attended music courses and through time and effort he is where he is today. When making ‘Painting of Me’, his inspiration for the track was growth and self awareness, hence the name. It is a drum ridden track with a live and energetic feel.
‘Painting of Me’ is TWILT’s premier release with Sukuma Records, an exciting emerging independent label giving a voice to African culture in Music.
Sukuma describes their mission as:
“…Giving artists infusing all forms of afro music a platform to be heard by the world. Whether your passion is Afrobeats, Afrohouse, Afrotech or anything in between, Sukuma has got you covered.”
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