Gallo Record Company is proud to announce the signing of the Durban raised multi-award-winning rapper and producer Mawat. The yellow draped rapper is a holder of several awards and is also a nominee of the AGMMA (United Kingdom) and the SAMA’s (South African Music Awards). A seasoned producer as well, Mawat has produced music used in Rhythm City (eTV), Isidingo (SABC3), as well a theme song for DStv.
Mawat is also the producer of the incredibly popular Solidarity Fund endorsed song ‘Love Is The Answer’ which features himself, Lebo Sekgobela, Mariechan, Masandi and multi-Grammy award winning Soweto Gospel Choir sharing a message of hope and unity for all South African’s.
As if those are not enough accolades, Mawat’s single ‘Inanda’ which is an ode to his hometown township Inanda in Durban, has recently been RISA certified as well as achieving Gold status. Not to mention He is a Brand Ambassador for Pringles and a former Brand Ambassador for Score Energy Drink.
“Mawat was a great find earlier this year and such a treat to come across such a talented, passionate and driven artist. Already with a successful background and with some great plans on the horizon, we look forward to continue building to bigger things and the partnership with Mawat and his team.” – Says Rob Cowling, GM for Gallo Record Company.
Commenting about his signing Mawat said, “This is just the beginning of the announcements that we will be making via this partnership. This is not just another recording deal, there is more in store.”
He added, “I couldn’t have chosen a better time to join the label. Arena Holdings’ resources combined with the expertise from Black Coffee’s arrival, makes Gallo the place to be for a musician of my calibre who has ambitions to be a music business executive.”