Black bullet is an indie hip hop duo from KZN that has been active since 2008, with highlighted aspirations such as sharing the stage with some of the nation's best acts at their hometown, Estcourt at the Imbizo Festival. The duo is composed of two rappers known by their stage names Eugene King and S.G. Their movement has proved to be unstoppable, one may even say they have truly cultivated themselves the conduct of a "bullet." Like many artists their music is a reflection of their being with their experience in the studio and socially serving as a competitive edge that sells them as untamed raw but disciplined talent. After witnessing their performance, a journalist shared her thoughts "When these two artist entered the stage, a flare of raw talent truly cemented their presence" and after an airplay in Pietermaritzburg a musical critic shared "I felt myself connecting with these young artists when I heard their music I was eager to meet them, I lowered my expectations as talented young artists are known to be arrogant, I was surprised to meet young talented people who conduct themselves with such discipline as though they're also unfamiliar with their talent."
The duo consists of Lindani Eugene Magubane also known by his stage name “Eugene King” born on the 8th of October in KwaZulu Natal, Estcourt. He is recognized by his fans by the presence of a veneck tone to his sound which vividly depicts his township grown roots, the original distinctive sound of South African rap, he is also the beat composer of the duo, many of their songs consist of the two expressing their rhymes on top of his beats, including their debut single “Back in The day.”
Completing the duo is Slindelo Dlamini also known by his stage name “S.G” born on the 19th of May also in KwaZulu Natal, Estcourt. Recognized on his verses with the aggressive appeal and swagger of a rising star.
Name of Group:
Black Bullet (also written as Blackbullet)
Estcourt, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
2008 - Present
Eugene King, S.G