Home Makilla claims to be a lyrical Messiah

Makilla claims to be a lyrical Messiah

By Foibe Shahepa

Makilla (28) boasts an impressive resume that keeps him on the cusp of becoming a house hold name in the music industry and is easily recognizable for his unique style in rapping. He has also attracted fans through his skill in flow and rhymes and has grown his brand as a recording artist.

Makilla was born in Oshikuku and attended Mupewa Primary School. Growing up he was influenced by the likes of Lauryn Hill, Celine Dion, Sarah Maclachlan, Pablo Neruda, Dolly Parton, Lil Wayne and Jay-Z.

He started making music in high school when he and two of his friends created a musical group called the ‘Vidz’. Then shortly after ventured to Arandis to pursue his Electrical Engineering studies, this is where his impressive rap flows and attitude gained him favor of most producers in the land of the brave.

“I am responsible for bringing out many upcoming artists and currently hold the title of being the most featured artist in Namibia. I am the Lyrical Messiah”.  He says.

Makilla proclaims to have shed light for the Northern presence in the Namibian music industry of late and although he is still an underground artists, he has worked with big cats in the industry.

He has featured  Tate Buti, Young T, Longiso, Kaboy Kamakili, D  Kandjafa and the latest being Top Cheri, just to mention a few. In 2016 he rose to prominence when his song “Wotcha” caught attention of popular artist and label owner Young T Wokongha who later signed him to his label UGU Audio.

His critically acclaimed debut studio album The Inferno was released on 21 March 2017. The LP was succeeded by I’m Not Ur Mate (2020). Makilla describes his flow as “easy going but packed full of punches”. Similarities in styles have also been drawn to renowned rappers such as Exit, Sunnyboy and Young T.

unWrap.online is an exciting digital magazine based in Windhoek Namibia. Our niche as a publishing company is covering News, Entertainment, Business, Lifestyle and Sport. We have put plans and a robust distribution network in place to enable us to effectively distribute our magazine throughout Namibia and also to the rest of the world via our online platform. At unWrap our main goal and purpose is to document, celebrate and highlight the lifestyles of Namibian creatives whether they are established or aspiring creatives across many fields in the Entertainment Industry.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

King TeeDee to host 250km walk

Award-winning kwaito artist Martin Morocky, who recently rebranded from being known as The Dogg to King Tee Dee, will host KingTeeDee 250km walk...

FYM to bring laughter around Namibia

Free Your Mind Entertainment in partnership with the Sound Connects Fund presents “Sounds of...

Spectrum Awards to honour LGBTQI community creatives

…receives 420 nominees for 30 categories Namibia’s LGBTQI community will be celebrating the Spectrum...

Gazza sends Davido a condolence message

Namibian artist Gazza has taken to his socials to send love and light to Nigerian singer Davido following the loss of his...

Gospel Meets Jazz brings Suzy Eises, Loyiso Bala, Juanita du Plessis to Vegkop

Mark your calendars for Gospel Meets Jazz come December as Namibian and South African stars come together for a fun-filled day. Organised...