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Shinolda Kool

Shinolda Kool is a hip hop artist based in Lusaka, Zambia. Real names Mike Chalwe, the rapper grew up in the City of Ndola and It was here where his music journey kicked off (Copperbelt Province in Zambia).

Right after high school, he released a couple of Underground mixtapes and this encouraged him to create more of what he loves (music).

Fast forward to 2011, Shinolda, relocated to the Capital City of Zambia to pursue his Bachelors Degree. In the following year after moving to Lusaka, the artist decided to make a change with his message by switching to Christian music. This however wasn’t a hard choice for the rapper as he grew up in a Christian home.

Following this decision, he went on a break to focus on his education in which he managed to Graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations in 2015. Finally in October of 2015, he released his official first single (Which was also his first collaboration) Jewish Kings, a song that Featured Lusaka Rapper Jo-z Jay and song bird Carmine (Now known as Esther Chungu). This of course was after releasing his first demo, Flower Child. His second single only came in 2018 when he dropped Blessings.

The beginning of 2020 showed promise as the rapper released his first Music video ( for Blessings) and on August 7th, he unleashed his third titled signs and symbols and current release, Wrong Kind.

The featured song, Wrong Kind, was, of course, added to Artistin the Queue and just recently made it to our Find Them On Spotify playlist.

Don’t hesitate to check out all of Shinolda Kool‘s music.

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