Episode 006 - PROkid Special

Wed Aug 15 2018 (54:03)

Linda Mkhize, better known by his stage name ProKid or PRO, was a South African rapper and passed away 8 August 2018. He was known for rapping in a mixture of South African township vernacular and English on township life or Kasi. A South African HipHop icon who influenced a generation of kids to flex in their own dialects - taking it to higher lengths to what Prophets of Da City pioneered. Pro has worked with various producers and rappers like, Dplanet, Amu, Nyambz, Omen and Draztik, Dome & has an impressive body of works. Buy his albums on iTunes:

Heads & Tales - https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/heads-and-tales/1220813489

DNA - https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/dna/1215539845

Snakes & Ladders - https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/snakes-ladders/1426530618

Dankie San - https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/dankie-san/1426486833

This episode features some of his work & some words from his peers. Shouts to Lee Kasumba for including me in the #HipHopUnited4Pro group where I was able to get the voice notes of his peers. RIP Linda Mkhize - thank you for the music.

Notable mention: Mzansi Media (for that intro clip)