Hip Hop Artist (South Africa)
Lwandile Nkanyuza (born 30 June 1995 in Kokstad), better known by hi stage name ByLwansta (also known as simply Lwansta) is an independent South African Hip Hop artist. Having been introduced to Hip Hop music by his uncle at the tender age of 8, ByLwansta began his musical journey in 2008, writing and recording music in the backroom of his mothers house. Years would go by with ByLwansta using the internet as a canvas for his art, sharing material on platforms such as Youtube, Soundcloud and Tumblr.
ByLwansta’s rap style and overall musical style contains soul, jazz and old school hip hop influences in it’s instrumentation and finds ByLwansta using a very conversational style of rap in which he constructs hard-hitting rhymes and detailed discursive and detailed story-telling. His music is often described as mellow and aggressive, but balanced with comedic characteristics.