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Stone & Jo-z Jay: A Dynamic Duo Redefining African Hip-Hop
18th May 2023, 16:43
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Discover the electrifying world of Stone & Jo-z Jay, the dynamic hip-hop duo that has been captivating audiences since their formation in 2013. With Malekazi The Stone's mesmerizing beats and Jo-Z Jay's thought-provoking lyrics, this talented pair has created a unique sound that pushes the boundaries of African hip-hop. Let's take a closer look at their journey and their remarkable contributions to the music scene.


Jo-Z Jay, a prominent rapper from Lusaka, and Malekazi The Stone, a skilled producer hailing from Kabwe, joined forces to form Stone & Jo-z Jay. 


Jo-Z Jay's collaborations with artists like Klappa Heiz and G.A have established him as an artist known for his clever punchlines and introspective verses. On the other hand, Stone's explosive hip-hop beats and melodious orchestral soundscapes have earned him recognition for his exceptional production skills.


In early 2014, Stone & Jo-z Jay released their critically acclaimed mixtape, "Treasure." This remarkable project resonated deeply with urban faith-based demographics in Zambia, receiving widespread praise from fans and critics alike. ZedHype magazine hailed it as one of the best mixtapes to ever grace the Zambian music scene. Moreover, "Treasure" became one of the earliest African hip-hop projects featured on Rapzilla's website, dominating the most downloaded project list for two consecutive weeks. The mixtape showcased the duo's versatility, with guest appearances by renowned artists such as Wezi, Tasha, and Esther Chungu.


In 2020, Stone & Jo-z Jay unveiled "Cold Year," their powerful single featuring Nkumbu. This song explored the profound questions and emotions surrounding the seismic global changes that characterized that period. The duo fearlessly tackled the pressing issues of the time, using their music as a medium to engage listeners and foster a sense of unity in the face of adversity.


In their most recent release, Stone & Jo-z Jay present "Leave Me a Piece," a compelling track featuring Tio Nason. This thought-provoking song delves into the effects of toxicity from a victim's perspective and emphasizes the crucial need for healthy boundaries to preserve one's well-being. With their lyrical prowess and emotive delivery, the duo encourages listeners to stand up against negativity and reclaim their personal power.


Click here to listen to their latest single 


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Stone & Jo-z Jay: A Dynamic Duo Redefining African Hip-Hop
18th May 2023, 16:43
(1,480 people have read this)

Discover the electrifying world of Stone & Jo-z Jay, the dynamic hip-hop duo that has been captivating audiences since their formation in 2013. With Malekazi The Stone's mesmerizing beats and Jo-Z Jay's thought-provoking lyrics, this talented pair has created a unique sound that pushes the boundaries of African hip-hop. Let's take a closer look at their journey and their remarkable contributions to the music scene.


Jo-Z Jay, a prominent rapper from Lusaka, and Malekazi The Stone, a skilled producer hailing from Kabwe, joined forces to form Stone & Jo-z Jay. 


Jo-Z Jay's collaborations with artists like Klappa Heiz and G.A have established him as an artist known for his clever punchlines and introspective verses. On the other hand, Stone's explosive hip-hop beats and melodious orchestral soundscapes have earned him recognition for his exceptional production skills.


In early 2014, Stone & Jo-z Jay released their critically acclaimed mixtape, "Treasure." This remarkable project resonated deeply with urban faith-based demographics in Zambia, receiving widespread praise from fans and critics alike. ZedHype magazine hailed it as one of the best mixtapes to ever grace the Zambian music scene. Moreover, "Treasure" became one of the earliest African hip-hop projects featured on Rapzilla's website, dominating the most downloaded project list for two consecutive weeks. The mixtape showcased the duo's versatility, with guest appearances by renowned artists such as Wezi, Tasha, and Esther Chungu.


In 2020, Stone & Jo-z Jay unveiled "Cold Year," their powerful single featuring Nkumbu. This song explored the profound questions and emotions surrounding the seismic global changes that characterized that period. The duo fearlessly tackled the pressing issues of the time, using their music as a medium to engage listeners and foster a sense of unity in the face of adversity.


In their most recent release, Stone & Jo-z Jay present "Leave Me a Piece," a compelling track featuring Tio Nason. This thought-provoking song delves into the effects of toxicity from a victim's perspective and emphasizes the crucial need for healthy boundaries to preserve one's well-being. With their lyrical prowess and emotive delivery, the duo encourages listeners to stand up against negativity and reclaim their personal power.


Click here to listen to their latest single 


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