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Young Stunna: Everything You Should Know About Him

Mar 2, 2022
Young Stunna

Sandile Msimango is a popular South African singer. However, people know him by his stage name, Young Stunna. Two of his most popular hits, Bopha and Adiwele, are his most famous songs. Besides, he has a lengthy history of working with DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small, etc.

Education

His educational institutions were Benoni West Primary School and Lee Rand High School. He finished his matriculation at Daveyton’s Unity Secondary School. His parents raised him in Daveyton, South Africa, by a Christian family, and he sang in the church choir on several occasions. Moreover, his mother sang professionally, and his father had a bar with a jukebox in the back room. The pub’s weekend exposed him to various musical styles, including R&B and Kwaito.

His Town

Daveyton is a town in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality of Gauteng, South Africa. It is the home of the Daveyton Football Club. Etwatwa borders this municipality on the north-east side, springs on the south side, and Benoni on the south-west side. Also, it is approximately 18 kilometers distant from Benoni town. When Daveyton came into existence in 1952, people named it after William Albert Davey. The man served as the Mayor of Benoni from 1951 to 1953. 

Career

He started making music at 13 and decided to make music his career at 14. In 2012, he began his career as a hip-hop musician before pursuing a career in amapiano. His supporters named him Young Stunna in Daveyton, where he grew up. He initially received considerable popularity in 2021, when he participated in the smash amapiano hit “Bopha,” produced by Felo Le Tee and Mellow & Sleazy.

He debuted with his first big hit, eKasi, in 2014, and the rest, as they say, is history. Stunna met some of Daveyton’s biggest names who invited him to their shows. This is how he became more knowledgeable about music and the concert scene. He was making a lot of music and getting paid gigs by this point.

 

After eKasi went viral, Stunna became a household name in Daveyton, almost like a superstar. He met Riky Rick by tagging along to gigs with Physical the Animal, who would place him on his sets.

Record Label

The Amapiano player joined Kabza De Small’s PianoHub records label and has several features on the album. Moreover, Bhopa, a huge hit by Mellow & Sleazy and Felo Le Tee, are a few of the collaborations that have helped Young Stunna establish a strong platform for himself.

Collaborations

DJ Maphorisa, Blxckie, Sizwe Alakaine, and Kabza De Small are among the South African musicians featured on the album Notumato, released in October 2021. Other international artists include DJ Maphorisa, Blxckie, Sizwe Alakaine, and Kabza De Small.

Furthermore, his song “Adiwele” reached number one on all South African radio stations, with 23.4 million impressions.

Net Worth

His net worth is unknown. However, research estimates it to be around $100,000. However, if he continues to release great hits, his wealth will increase, for sure. Young Stunna is an incredible artist. His releases have been well received in South Africa since his start in the Amapiano scene. Thus, increasing his fan base. Young Stunna’s Amapiano is available through major streaming apps like Apple Music, Spotify, etc.