Once again, a raw yet powerful talent emerges from Tembisa. This time in the form of the young vibrant artist named Thabo Mahlwele.
Thabo Mahlwele AKA Touchline has the unique ability to weave words together with a limitless amount of creativity. With his main focus aimed at avoiding commercial hip-hop. Touchline decided to rather direct his talent towards social justice through his lyrical content.
2018, was undoubtedly a year where Touchline’s true gift could be seen. From Trap, Trap soul to Afro-beats, listeners started to understand that Touchline falls into a completely different category than all the others. “Ung’phethe Kahle”, his debut single is still receiving positive reviews and it has been on heavy rotation on Yfm. His other hit single, “5grand” won the Metro Fm 4 weeks in a row (AbsolutHip Hop)! Touchline then went on to drop “Procedures” which was a special tribute to the late legendary ProKid. Touchline continued to grace cease to his fans by later dropping another hit single called “Kuhambani”.
One of his biggest highlights this year was his tribute to mam’winnie that caught the attention of the nation! Lately, Touchlines has been to YFM, Thobela FM, Alex FM, Touch HD Ikwekwezi etc. He also continued catching the nation’s eye and ended up performing on
Mzansi Insider, Interview with Selimathunzi, Shiz Niz as well Morning Live.
Blue Monkey Magazine has also been given the privilege to announce this coming Friday, on the 30th of November 2018, Touchline will drop his latest project titled “18 Flow”!
To find our more about his new project follow him on social media!