He blew fans away on Vuzu’s hit reality show ‘The Hustle’ back in 2015 and since then, the star has been working hard to solidify his name in the local rap space. Now, as he prepares to release his debut album at the end of the month, BigStar Johnson has announced that he has signed a lucrative deal with Warner Music South Africa.

To celebrate the signing, the star will be releasing the album’s lead single ‘Sgubu’ featuring Kwesta will premiere everywhere this Friday. The star premiered the single on Metro FM this morning and the response has been phenomenal so far.

“Currently I’m at a place where I’m the most comfortable I’ve ever been in the industry. And I’m finally at a place where I feel I can express myself, so I’m hella excited about the future and what it holds for me,” the rapper tells us about the new signing. “‘Me & Mines’ is about to bless the nation with some variety. And signing a licensing deal with Warner allows me to make these ideas I got a reality. Above all else, I’m most looking forward to meeting my daughter for the first time and seeing the world react to the type of music I love making.”

Naturally, Warner Music South Africa is excited about the star jumping on board. “We are thrilled that Bigstar Johnson has chosen Warner Music South Africa as his home. He is such a talented artist and an even better human being. The album is spectacular, we can’t wait for the world to hear it,” says Tracy Fraser, MD of Warner Music South Africa.

‘Sgubu’ featuring Kwesta drops everywhere this Friday.

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