This is the story of 2 South African hip-hop creative’s in a troubled environment finding a way to overcome the struggle through music and art
Hip Hop friends and collaborative creative partners, Rex Steele and Slush Papi are releasing their music into the African market in a totally adventurous and boundary pushing way – by showcasing not only their music and sound, but packaging it in a mini Music Video documentary style film highlighting their journey and struggles and their passion to get their music heard.
The Documentary is a reflection of modern day South Africa seen through the eyes of 2 rappers. Gujwa Aka Rex Steele explains – “Zuma’s Zoo is about creating a new platform to showcase our music, to creatively depict our surroundings and artistry into one form. Which is why this is not entirely a documentary but more of a depiction of a lifestyle, as our regular lives and hustle / grind in this lovely city of ours is promulgated”. (I wonder if they are happy now Zuma has fallen?)
Instead of just dropping another single in an already over saturated market, they wanted to execute something different, something to express their emotions and creativity by showing how they adapt and manoeuvre in this environment.
The Documentary soundtrack is available on ITunes and all other digital platforms