Kgosi Prince Chauke, better known by his stage name, King P, is a qualified Sound Engineer and Music producer/artist. He was born on the 1st of October 1991 in Soweto, Johannesburg and later raised in Atteridgeville, Pretoria West, where he matriculated at Bokgoni Technical High School in 2011.
Having started producing at the tender age of fourteen, he is still hard at work perfecting his skill. His musical production incorporates a fresh and original sample free sound. He’s an individual is determined and destined for success
. THE BEGINNING OF A MUSIC VENTURE
He introduced himself to Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) at fourteen and later integrated to platforms such as FL Studio and Reason, as he feels Reason brings out the pure form of sound. On the program he produces his sound which he then professionally masters on external programs
He finds inspiration in Afro-Jazz Elements and instruments such as music by Femi and Fela Kuti, Baba Sipho “Hot Stix” Mabuse etc. This drives the passion in him to produce good quality sound music for his listeners.
King P is deeply rooted in growing himself and his brand to greater extents.
He is no stranger to the channel O family as his claim to fame was winning their Think You can Do Better Best DJ/Producer search in 2011, in which he prevailed out of 6000 other participants.
His single, Music is Calling, garnered praise from the media, peers and also record labels. The song and video produced by channel O were both released under the “Think You Can Do Better” compilation double disc/DVD mixed by DJ Qness , which also featured notable artists such as Liquideep, Black Motion and Euphonik amongst others.
Some of King P'S Work
His music can be heard on South African radio stations, including television channels such as Big Brother Africa ®, Mzansi Magic, SABC, Vuzu and Channel O. King P has also been a celebrity guest on eTV Live Lotto™ National Draw, YO- TV on SABC1, VUZU’s TV Hit Fresh Show, Channel O and many other media platforms.
King P has also worked on many features on DJ T Deep’s (Metro FM) fundamentals of House Vol.1 compilation, which was nominated in the Best Compilation CD category in the 2013 Metro FM Music Awards. Not only did he conquer Channel O, but King P proved he’s a force to be reckoned with.
His skills have landed him as part of the Top 8 finalist on the SABC1-Masters of Spin (2014) nationwide competition. He was also on year (2015) season of the SABC1 masters of spin, known as the 1’s and 2’s on SABC1 every Friday, proving that he is good enough to earn a spot in the top 10. King P has also worked in studios with the likes of:
His 2018 single featuring Gee Prime and Shareen which is featured on Khuli Chana, Mahamba Yedwa and Tlekeke are both Tsonga vocalists who have worked on a single with King P titled King P ft Gee Prime and Shareen.
King P has also produced a song entitled, Sophiatown, for Award-Winning South African Artist, Lady Zamar, singed under Universal Music Group on her 2017 Gold- Selling Album, King Zamar.