For The Love Of Music, Meet Thulani Cele AKA Kilodathousand

Thulani Cele (Born 19 November 1995) also known by his stage name Kilodathousand, is a South African rapper and songwriter. He was born in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal. He’s currently studying towards a B.A degree (3rd year) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Durban). Kilodathousand started his rapping career as a solo artist early 2011 then he only recorded two tracks while he was busy getting them out there. He joined forces and formed a music group with his closest friends. The group was known as Team Venom. Team Venom signed with G.C.I production a local studio. In early 2012 they released an Album titled Isikhali Sembubhiso, the album did relatively well in terms of sales. Popular tracks from the album, Bayede and Drank were over played in local radio stations namely Radio Sunny South and Ugu Youth Radio.

In 2013 the team spread its name gaining even more popularity by performing in different places such as Mthwalume, Mzumbe (beach festival), Durban (Urban lounge, 101 and UKZN events), sharing the stage with numerous well known South African artists such as Zuluboy, Oros, Zakes Bantwini, WTF, Duncan, Proffesor just to mention a few the list is endless. Early last year the group broke up due to personal reasons, Kilodathousand began pursuing his solo career and he just released two solo singles titled Downfalls and Cold dreams it been getting a wonderful response out there. He only done two shows as Solo artists at UKZN (Semester wrap up) and one at Sbu’s Lounge (Nanda).  He never failed now out there hunting down promoters, booking agencies, record deals and anything that could assist his career to move forward.

Music links

Past performances

UKZN (Semester wrap up)

S’bu’s Lounge (Nanda)

Izingolweni (Spring evolution)

Mzumbe (Beach festival)

Mthwalume (Fountain lake club)

Port Shepstone (Top deck club)

Urban Lounge

101 club

Mountnebo Arena

Thanks so much for reading, hope to see you again :)

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