Siya MetaneFounder, Slikour on Life | SkwattaKamp
The Auditorium, GSB Academic Conference Centre
12:00 - 13:00, Wed 30 Oct
About Siya Metane
Siyabonga Metane is one of the founding members of the record breaking South African Hip Hop group SkwattaKamp. As a member of SkwattaKamp, Siya noticed a niche in the market and took it in his strides to develop a successful solo career. In 2005 Siya released his first album “Ventilation Mixtape Vol.1”, once released there was no turning back for the artist nor would the public let him quit, hence a highly successful “Ventilation Mixtape Vol. 2” in 2007 and “Ventilation Mixtape Vol.3″ in 2010.
Siya has been nominated for a SAMA (South African Music Award) at the 14th, 15th and 17th Annual South African Music Awards, a Channel O Music Award & winner of public vote category “Hit Single of The Year” at the 2008 Metro FmMusic Awards for the massive record “Umsindo”. Slikourhas made his presence felt at many South African award shows including the first ever SABC 1 Stars of Mzansi, where he presented the leading R1 Million Award alongside Miss South Africa, he was then also bestowed with the honour of handing over the statute for “Best Dance Album” at SAMA 2008.