You just released your first rap single. Why did you decide to branch into music?
Rapping has been a passion of mine for many years, it’s something that I’ve loved for a very long time. This time, I just felt that the timing was right. I was in the right headspace to chase something that I’ve always wanted to do without feeling like I’m stepping out of my comfort zone. Right now, I’m comfortable and confident enough to chase my dream without being afraid of the repercussions. This chapter was a long time coming – it’s not like I just woke up and I was like ‘oh, now I want to rap’. This is something that I’ve wanted to do for so many years.
Is music going to be your main focus from now on, or are you going to juggle it with your presenting and acting gigs?
Definitely, but I’m not changing careers. I’m just adding a new skill to my CV. I’m going to enjoy this moment and whatever comes up. I’m going to grab every opportunity with both hands. Anything that will come up in the near future will have my full attention.
Tell us about your single Wuz Dat. What was the inspiration behind it?
I just wanted to unpack all these ideas that I’ve had in my head for many years. I wanted to found out how they would sound on a beat and then put it out there It’s not a deep song – I just wanted a club anthem; something that would get people hyped up. This also allowed me to let out my alter ego and just be wild!
How did your collaboration with Nasty C come about?
I chose to collaborate with Nasty C because he produced the song, and I thought that for my first track, it would be fantastic to have him on it. It’s actually an honour to work with him because I didn’t have to do this on my own. He is amazing, and a terrific producer and a great musical director.
You’ve been given the thumbs-up by the likes of Slikour, Reason and Anatii. How do you feel about that?
The affirmation is incredible and it goes to show that I have those guys to go to, as well, for guidance. It’s tremendous to have that kind of support. I’m very happy to have them co-sign my song.
Three things we like about Boity’s song:
- The song has a good flow ·
- The lyrics are on par
- The beat is awesome
Wuz Dat is currently available for download across all digital music