MASERU – Lesotho-born multi-talented idol Malome Vector’s megahit ‘Dumelang’ has gone Double Platinum, Ambitious Entertainment announced this week.
Malome Vector combines effort with stable stalwarts, Blaq Diamond, on this excellent song which received massive airplay and blasted both the Lesotho and South African entertainment landscape since release. The hit reached over seven million streams.
“I am happy to announce that DUMELANG went Double Platinum with over 7million streams…you guys made it possible…And Price to Pay went Double Platinum too with over 8 million streams…kea leboha guys…LIKHOLO NTHO TSE LATELANG,” the artist posted on his Facebook page immediately after the announcement.
The feat has not come unexpected to Malome Vector’s hordes of fans across the country. “It is not surprising that Vector got this, that guy has made a name for himself, not only in Lesotho but in South Africa. We are proud to call him Lesotho’s very own, so much talent we have as a country,” said ardent fan Lehlohonolo Motumi.
Born in Maseru, some 28 years ago, Malome Vector – whose real name is Bokang ‘Moleli- known as crossed the Lesotho border into neighbouring South Africa to follow his dream. His musical journey started in 2004 at the tender age of 14.
In June 2020, Malome Vector was officially introduced by Ambitiouz Entertainment with his debut single titled ‘Dumelang’, a smashing single that still has revelers greeting each other till today. Dumelang has done great on all digital platforms, including radio and TV.
The single was quickly followed by a music video which is currently on over two million views. On October 23 the rapper released his second single titled ‘Follow’. The single also received a great reception that it occupied the number one spot on iTune’s top Hip Hop songs and took the second spot on all genres.
Malome Vector was introduced to South Africa and the world by fellow stable mate Miss Pru DJ (featuring Blaq Diamond) on her single Price To Pay, released in May, 2020. With Dumelang and Follow still topping the charts, Malome Vector strikes has since introduced another smash hit titled ‘Nobody’, which derives from an old struggle song of the same title.
In ‘Nobody’, Malome Vector sings about a beautiful girl he wants to marry. The single was released on in January with a music video that tells a story of a young man who is in love.
“His affinity for song writing in a book he carried with him everywhere he went was pungent, which saw him performing from a very young age. In pursuit of a bigger stage and one which could catapult him to the world, yet keeping his essence, it was an easy decision to come to South Africa to realise his dreams,” says his record label Ambitiouz Entertainment which signed him within months of discussions.
The rapper, singer, song writer and producer describes his sound as a combination of ‘Famo’ (contemporary Sesotho music, which features the accordion and oil can drum) fused with Afro Pop.
He strongly believes in his versatile nature and does not want to be boxed to one genre and draws his inspiration for song writing from everyday life experiences and things that happen in and around him and hopes his fans can be comforted or inspired by his lyrics.
He aspires to HHP’s music and lyricism as well as his compatriot Ntate Stunna with whom he has worked with on other projects to name a few. Ambitiouz Entertainment is a record and management label, and handles young and fresh South African musicians.
Ambitiouz Entertainment has produced some of the biggest award-winning artists the music industry has ever seen. The expertise of the label is honing fresh new talent that create new genres of music for people to enjoy locally and internationally.
The record label is owned and founded by Kgosi Mahumapelo and it has been around for five years. We pride ourselves on being a youthful and forward thinking artist management and record company that molds and guides artists into reaching their full potential and desired success, the record label boldly declares on their website.