bikoking

bikoking

  • From : johannesburg, South Africa
  • Joined : Tue 6th Aug 2013, 6 years ago

About Me

Biko King was born in Johannesburg Soweto. He grew up under the influence of Hip Hop, Reggae, Soul, Jazz and Dance music. His love for music started through his uncle Dan Tshanda of the music group called Splash, a well known musician in South Africa and abroad. He has been a great influence in Biko King's love and passion for music. Biko King is a sound engineer song writer poet producer and a dj. He produces deep House Music, Hip Hop and EDM
He has worked with artists like Caysoul Music, Valga The Poet, Tebza Music, Lindy Harting and Jody Cash.
Biko king has worked with artist who do other genres of music as well particularly Hip Hop and RnB. Artist like Chippa M, Gp Gangsta, MaxxZ Millie, Bongani Khanyile (Son Of Jabu Khanyile), Phoenix, 357 and Many others.

Instruments I play

Piano

Software I Use

Reason 5, Fl Studio 12.3 and Presonus Studio One.

Hardware I Use

IBM i5 Desktop Pc, Miditech Control-61 Keyboard, M-Audio Fast Track Pro sound card,M-Audio Audiophile Sound Card, Alto S-16 Mixer, KRK Rokit 7 G4 Studio Monitor Speakers, Bheringer Composer Pro-XL, Audio Technica AT2020 Microphone, Bheringer B1 Microphone and sE Electronics Reflexion Filter pro.

Listening To Right Now

Wizkid, Drake, Remi and Chris Brown. I would recomend Sjava as an up coming artist. Lots of talent there.

10 Favourite Albums

Blue Print album by Jay-Z. Illmatic album by Nas.
Californication by Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

My Influences / Fav Artists

Dr Dre, Kanye West, Jay Z, Nas, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Salif Keita And Ishmael Lo.

My Music Sounds Like

My music sounds like a mash up of Fela Kuti, Salif Keita,Ishmael Lo, Kanye West, Dr Dre and Pete Rock.

In My Other Life I ...

Graphic Design