Kwacha is zambian rapper ,32 Karat’s first release under the SVSC imprint
Born Mwamba Mulenga, 32 started taking an interest in music at the age of 11. He spent most of his early childhood in Cardiff, Wales were he was inspired by his teacher in music to join the school’s band.
In 2009, he and long time friend and fellow artist Swayvy formed the Hip-hop group Urban Chaos. Current members are Nkandu Kataya (Producer and A/R) and CASTIC. 32 is a multi-talented artist and producer.
2012 was a good year for three two, he won K2 million (then) at the MTN cypher held at Lusaka playhouse battling and rhyming some of Lusaka finest.
In 2013, his production efforts aswell as his lyrical skills, pioneered his group’s debut mix-tape titled: #BadinCountry. The mix tape was deemed an success seeing it getting over a 1000 downloads on its release date and several more thousands on share sites, MTV Base’s website and Datpiff. Adding to this it even trended for weeks on twitter in Zambia.
In the past he has worked with several Zambian household names such as XYZ’s CEO Slapdee. Kang’ongo’s Ruff Kid, song birds Kachanana and Kantu, members of Channel O award winning group Zone Fam (Thugga and Yung Verbal), K.R.Y.T.I.C, K-Star, X.s.iQ and Profyle from Lusaka based label, So’ Good. Also he has done several projects at Kula Studios under Elijah Tembo’s protege Jai-Are (J.R.) co-producing a single for Legend Shimasta and Chef 187. Recently he has featured on Kitwe based label 2Raw Ent’s Cypher which featured international acts such as XXL Magazine featured Rapper Eternal Swyft (USA) and Russian Prado Whiteowt, Produced by American based Syphon.
Other notable acts are Trippy Hippy (Pacman, Slim and Taffy aka badboy) and the Street Bangers.