Artist of the week: Phillip Sizwe Blose aka Pyramid

An actor, singer, composer and music producer Phillip Sizwe Blose aka Pyramid which his name is actually derived from ancient mysterious structures. So just like true pyramids which have been there for thousands of years, known for extending life through energy and frequencies kept on it, then Sizwe is keen to ensure that all his art forms mostly his music stays forever, heals and soothes life through his sorrowful and energetic lovely melodies.

Pyramid was born on the 28th January 1985 in KwaMashu Durban where he also started his primary education. He then later moved to Mayville Catocresto where he spent most of his life. While he was at a school called Ngwenya at Mayville he developed the love for music and started attending classes for music. Few years later then moved to Mayville secondary High where him and his friends started a Gospel Music Group called 6 Boys. He got audition in a cast called Ikwezi LeAfrika which had a popular stage play called Bhambatha KaMancinza. Sizwe was initially audition for a supporting role for chief Nhlonhlo and later scooped himself a leading role for King Bhambatha.

He eventually got auditioned by Mbongeni Ngema for Committed Artists which was having a popular stage play called Sing Africa Dance which was where he learnt a lot from making a music notes, acting and dancing. Whilst in that he then started recording his first album as a Gospel Artist where he released it which titled Ndikhusele under a record label called Ghetto Masters who was ran by Mandla Khwela and got signed by a record label called Sonke Records by Themba Ngcamu. He carried on working with Mbongeni Ngema doing shows like Sarafina and other things that were done by Committed Artists. That’s when he met Shaluza Max and Peter Ngobese, he worked with them where he did most of the vocals for Takalani Sesame and recorded his third album where he worked with Shaluza Max and Jaziel Brothers.

He carried on with acting and ended up joining Go-Big-Productions Agency where he got roles on overseas movies as an extra, another movies called Fact of the Stock as a Congolese King and other local movies by Durban Motion Pictures as most of those movies are still playing on Mzansi Magic. He is currently running his record label called Red Pyramids which has attracted young and fresh upcoming artists that have studied for music and with great talent. Amongst the big names he worked with is Jonas Gwangwa and once shared the stage with the likes of Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Sifiso Ncwane, Vuyo Mokoena and Lundi Tyamara.

The Current EP Titled: Usisthandwa Sam.

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