Big Star Johnson Explains His Two Year Hiatus! Big Star Johnson came into the South African hip-hop industry through winning Vuzu’s first season The Hustle. The rapper beat out the likes of Shane Eagle and Quick Fass Cass to be determined the winner of the competition.
Since then Big Star has worked with some of hip-hop’s biggest names, Kwesta, Youngsta CPT, Rouge and Cassper Nyovest. He has also worked with South African jazz legends Hugh Masekela and Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.
The Just 2 Flex rapper sat down with ‘THE PROCESS’ to speak about his absence on the hip-hop scene. He revealed where he’s been and what he’s been working on. “So, where’ve I been? I’ve been dealing. I’ve been figuring out life, I’ve been figuring out certain things about myself, about my message, about my music that I wanted to put into the sound you know” the rapper said.
“Right now I’m fully focused on telling you guys the truth. I was learning how to be a dad, I was figuring out what type of circle I wanna be apart of, yeah that’s where I’ve been,” he continued.
Big Star Johnson released his sophomore album Me & Mines under Vth season in 2018. The feature list included Rouge, Jay Claude, and Zooci Coke Dope. The rapper then speaks about his music. BigStar released his single Ye in November 2020, and fans can expect the rapper to release his third album in the first quarter of 2021. He names the project “My best work to date”.
Watch Big Star Johnson’s interview on ‘THE PROCESS’ here: