Micah of sterling sounds and beats

Date:10 June 2019 - By: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

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A hip-hop artist, Micah, is a fine singer who has released popular singles in this genre this year, including the hit single entitled Blessings.

A resident of Tshisahulu village near Thohoyandou, he drinks cups of inspiration from the music of Nas, Eminem, 2pac, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

“As people, we are experiencing life on a variety of levels and those are the social levels that we put in place, but then, if one appreciates what he or she manages to achieve in life, there's a reason to celebrate,” he said. “Most people find themselves complaining all the time and find no reason or time to celebrate life.”

On Blessings, Micah features the award-winning artist, KashFlow, and the single has just been lifted from an extended play (EP) number that he is currently working on. The EP is aptly entitled A Star from Afar. The title is poetic, and this stems from the fact that Micah started his artistic journey as a poet.

“I still write poetry even today,” he said. “There's music in poetry.”

He had previously released a single, entitled Setbacks, which had trended greatly on South African Twitter newsfeeds prior to its release. Even today, the song is still a trendsetter on HYPE Magazine platform's charts, at number 7. He had apparently made a name for himself before, with the hit Read my mind.

“Furthermore, on Blessings, I sing about non-materialistic blessings, using metaphors, similes and many figures of speech to reach my total expression,” he said. “I am surprising the enemy with the goals I am reaching as a person. I am blessed with a strong fanbase, a good manager, and international airplays.”

Blessings was released on 10 May 2019 through online music stores, with the iTunes Pre-order link made available before the intended date of release.

Micah, who was born Pfunzo Tshitema, is available on Facebook as Micah - A Star from Afar, Twitter (@Micahdamusic) and can be reached via his manager, Mr Talifhani Banks Mamafha, on 081 709 0709 or 010 286 1935.



Micah is a fine singer with popular singles released in the hip-hop genre this year.


By: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Tshifhiwa Given Mukwevho was born in 1984 in Madombidzha village, not far from Louis Trichardt in the Limpopo Province. After submitting articles for roughly a year for Limpopo Mirror's youth supplement, Makoya, he started writing for the main newspaper. He is a prolific writer who published his first book, titled A Traumatic Revenge in 2011. It focusses on life on the street and how to survive amidst poverty. His second book titled The Violent Gestures of Life was published in 2014.

Email: givenmukwevho@yahoo.com