Crisis Mr Swagger | Biography


Crisis Mr. Swagger is more than just your typical Perth Cityman. He is a Pro-Pre-Established, Multi-Award winning and a Grammy recognized Hip-Hop artist, re-introducing himself to a new audience since settling in Australia 18 months ago. He moved to the land of Oz in 2012, after attending his first Grammy invitation, an opportunity he used to network and build contacts that are proving to be vital to his growth. For some reason, Reverbnationstat’s show that his biggest fan base is mostly from The United States of America, even though he only lived in the United States of America for 2 years.2015 has started off as a busy year for the rapper. He has just been part of Legendary, NWA member, DJ Yella’sStraight Outta Compton, Australia Tour that has helped solidify relationships with Curtis Young, E3, and many mothers. Other notable events he has played include The Beaufort Street Festival, State of The Art, and many others. Born, Chisenga G. Katongo, he was the first Hip-Hop artist to release and produce a Hip-Hop LP in his birth country, Zambia. Often called ‘The King of Zed Hip-Hop’ as they call Zambian Hip-Hop, a term that he coined for his brand of music that has turned into the fastest-growing Cultural Frenzy in that country. On the full moon of June 2015, Crisis Mr. Swagger released ‘The Quiet Don Vol. 1’ (Available on iTunes, Spotify), etc. His latest offering is in the form of a double-disc. Vol. 2 of the same title is to be released towards the end of the year. It has been seen as the most lyrical body of work that he has released to date. However, many seem to also feel that this project has more International appeal than any of his previous work. The rapper is looking to expand beyond his current spectrum to getting onto stages like The Perth Arena, SXSW, Coachella, Midem, The Big Sound, etc. More and more people keep demanding to see the rapper take a bigger audience. REWIND TIME: In 2010, he was one of four African artists hired by MTV Base to perform at a World Cup event in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has performed in Atlanta, Hollywood, London, Zimbabwe, Malawi, etc., released four albums and shared the stage with names including; Akon, Sean Paul, E-40, and many others. The biggest audience he has performed for is a roaring crowd of 48,000 people, at the Harare Sports Stadium.

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