NEW FACE ON THE MUSIC BLOCK
Johannesburg has become widely recognised as the South African centre for exciting and fresh sound musically. A city rich in culture one that set trends and consistently influence the rest of the country with in the Johannesburg nightlife scene. Elkay Macburner is known for his unique music style as well as his skills in music production. Macburner does not only sing and rap he also write, produce, and creates his own songs and instrumentals.
Raised in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal by his parents and guardians, Macburner’s experiences and influences extend across the spectrum. From managing the Ixhwalakhe maskandi group, Macburner has been drawn towards music for years. It was the energy and diversity he found in Ladysmith that fueled him with more passion for music and sound engineering. As Macburner’s taste for hip-hop music developed so did the development of his unique style, blending kwaito, hip-hop, afro-pop and house music.
His Mission to explore new sounds has allowed Macburner to push beyond the limits of just being a musician and into the studio to expand his production and engineering skills. Macburner has continued to progress as an instrumentalist, musician, producer, sound engineer, graphic designer and a digital marketing agent for Sizakancane Music Entertainment. Now Macburner’s production and music move some of the hottest parties from Johannesburg to KwaZulu-Natal, and had been featured in community radio stations like Hillbrow radio Jhb and NqubekoFm in Kzn. Still, the ability to rock crowds with an aggressive creative sound of his music keeps smiles in front of fans continuing to influence you musically.