|Real Name:||Mahlatsi Mashego|
|Date of Birth / Age:||21st August, 1997 (22 years)|
Song Writer and Producer Mahlatsi Mashego , aka Swaye Major was born and in Bushbuckridge on 21 August 1997. Raised by the streets of Boikhutšo, the multy talented hip hop artist has always believed that his work and musical truth would be heard by the world. Swaye Major started writing poems in primary school which He later changed into rap during his high school years.His earliest memories of music were inspired by his brother Tumelo Given Mashego who passed on during 2010 . Swaye Major has always looked up to his brother. He confesses that his brother Tumelo motivated him in many ways and He was the first person to mentor and mould his writing skills into fine art that we listen to this day.The best advice His brother gave him was to always compete with the man on the mirror and no one else.
Swaye Major always wanted to entertain.The young fresh Prince comes from A Family of 5 with His brother no longer around his older brother Tshepo Samuel Mashego tried filling the void left by Tumelo.Swaye Major Hope for a record deal submitting demos to major labels with no luck of response Swaye Thought all hope was lost.His Big brother Tshepo came to the rescue as He Registered a Record Campany Titles Prudential Entertainment back in 2017 He then told Swaye to be the first artist as He Knew how much he loved making music.The recording artist sealed the deal and tried studying with the music while journey was on progress.
"You have to be patient as good things happen to those who never stop in believing Swaye said.
In high school whilst most boys engaged in popular activities, Swaye Major spent his time doing poetry .The rapper shocked evryone by releasing his first single this year on the 02 November 2018 titled Falling For You.The single produced by His friend Crony Beats Swaye Turned the tables in his home ground.The singer snatched an interview at radio station in the northern cape Bophirima FM were they first interviewed him about the single.
“The sensational singer said his music is inspired by life and love and emotions that everyone has gone or will pass throught"
[h]Meaning of the name Swaye Major [/h]
From the stage name "Sway" is to turn unexpectedly the letter " E" at the end of sway inspired him to make his name unique because he took it from the name Joyce which is his late mother who raise him until the age of 8 when she passed away.The young fresh Prince of poverty and power was inspired to do music,because He witnessed poverty at first hand.Through his music,He sends out hope to motivate those who think they want to give up in life because things are not going their way.
"Poverty is a word success comes only if you stand up and chase it.
The "Major "came when he was thinking about popularity (major )meaning Big
To go global,the rapper wants his songs to be major and his career to break
boundaries " throughout his childhood Swaye wrote poems motivational speeches but He never recieved the platform to showcase his work
Inspired and working hard Swaye is set to make waves.