10 Things Flame Revealed In Our Interview! Lesego Kyle Mynandu who is better known by his rap name Flame is one of the youngest members of the Wrecking Crew at the age of 18 turning 19 years of age this year. He recently spoke to us revealing a number of things about his life and career.
Born in Vosloorus, the rapper lived with his Grandmother from grade two to grade six and returned to Johannesburg where he attended his grade seven and High School. He started making music at a very young age, taking part in school choirs, traditional music and dance sharpening his musical skills.
Here are ten things that we learnt about Flame in an interview we had with him recently.
1. He said that he started recording at the age of 12 and has worked on projects like A-Reece’s “Paradise”, Amanda Blacks album “Amazulu” and Fresh 2 Def Productions latest album “Hall Of Fame 2“.
2. The rapper told us that he dropped out of school when he was in Grade 11 to chase his dreams and says coming from a poor family motivated him.
3. He said that he is influenced by the things that go on in his life on a daily basis and is inspired by artists like Travis Scott, Smino, Bryson Tiller and Che Ecru.
4. According to Flame, he would not sign a record deal if he is not offered R10 Million.
5. The rapper got the name Flame from one of his fans. He says that he kept it because it was fitting with his persona.
6. Flame’s career highlights so far are two of his videos namely “The Message” and “Pray For Us” reaching over 100k on YouTube, dropping two projects which did well after release gaining traction globally and working with Da L.E.S and A-Reece.
7. Besides the members of his crew, Flame said that he considers Zoocci Coke Dope, Frank Casino and The Big Hash to be the hottest artists in SA right now.
8. According to Flame, there is less creativity in the game and does not enjoy a lot of the music released locally.
9. When we asked about the beef with Emtee, the rapper responded saying that he does not pay attention to puppets.
10. Flame was born on the 10th of September in 1999.