Hloma Soga aka HMz is a 24-year-old rapper, Songwriter, beat maker and sound engineer. His name is an acronym – Hloma’s Mind zone. Named because he is a lyricist and makes music to what he thinks about. HMz specializes in Hip-hop, R&B and EDM, of which he is influenced by rappers and producers such as; Eminem, Nas, Jay-Z,Dr Dre, Timbaland and Scott Storch.
“I started rapping when I was 11 years old. When I turned 15 I started putting lyrics to paper and by 20, I started producing music. My passion for production ushered me on to learning how to play the piano. I get my point across in my music without having to use profanity. I want to be a positive role model to the youth” – HMZ.
In 2011 he rapped on the YFM hiphop show Siz & Scoop. In 2013 his ‘Get Real’ tune reached 9th on YFM’s Hip-hop Hot 99 and its music video played on Channel O. In 2014 he collaborated with legendary producer 37Mph on a song entitled, ‘Wonderful Feeling’ which was later added to HMz’s 8 song debut EP in 2015.
HMz’s tune ‘My Zone’ is a Platform Battle winner on SABC 1’s Mzansi Insider and DJ Adil (Metro FM) endorsed and commented that the song has a global appeal and can easily play on most radio stations.
In 2016 his latest song ‘Trilli’ aired on DJ Fresh’s 5FM morning show Fresh at 5 and the music video is currently playlisted on channel o.
He was also interviewed by Dj Speedsta on his radio show called the hiphop floor and his single, “come up” was playlisted.
HMz has opened up for established artists such as Gig Lamayne , Bigstar Johnson, Patty Monroe, Kwesta & Gemini Major
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