Rising Stars from Nelspruit, MP, South Africa, Lungile Mancoba Mahlabane (17) and Cheslyn Ramon Sanderson (16) Better known by their stage names Lil Treeky and Chessy are HipHop/Rap Artists which have joined forces to form the Entertainment group MoonGang in March 2017. They started working together early 2016 and together they brought up their debut single “Upcoming Views” to 2.3K downloads, this song is based on the views an upcoming artist has over the mainstream and getting on. Having released this song these artists were wanted all over Nelspruit, with many live performances, podcast interviews and features just to name a few, but their highlight was dropping their latest single titled “Aight” which made it on several blogs and pages with 200K+ likes, the song caught up to 6.5K downloads and stands as their best works yet. Having done this they formed the Partnership MoonGangEnt but instead of making it a duo they have formed a Entertainment Movement which will later on be used as a platform provider for rising artists of any kind to showcase their talent around South Africa and worldwide in future. The artists/founders of MoonGangEnt have recently released a MoonGang Projected Debut EP titled “Timeless” and looking at what these artists are doing at this young age, there is no doubt they are to look out for the future. The 6 track EP has no features in it and has been produced by Reggie beatz, Chaotic Beast, Cj keys and dolla beatz. It is undeniable that seeing such young artists putting in so much work in their future is motivative.
Lungile Mancoba Mahlabane (born 9 May 2000), better known by his stage name Lil Treeky, is a South African rapper and songwriter. He is also 1/2 founders of the Entertainment Group MoonGang alongside his partner Chessy which have now both released their debut joint EP titled “Timeless” and it has been doing well on social networks. Lungile Mahlabane originates from White River in the Mpumalanga Province. He started rapping at the age of fourteen, having been influenced by his older brother who was a rapper at that time. His brother managed him and advised him until he could manage on his own at the age of 15/16. He is currently under no label or management. The stage name ‘Lil Tricky’ was given to him by his older brother which he later on changed to “Lil Treeky”. He looks up to fellow South African rappers Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C and AKA. He has been featured in numerous events around his home town and motivates his surroundings positively. He has a positive feedback because he looks small and does what older fellow rappers struggle in doing, also including the music. Lil Treeky was working on his first Mixtape “EP1SOD3 1” which he released two singles off it “Upcoming views” and “Can I” then he put the Mixtape on hold due to the joint EP that has now released with Chessy under MoonGangEnt. Lil Treeky: “I want to attack the music scene the hardest while I’m still a teen because being small and making great music these days sells, simply because people especially in SA are not used to it, if i fail to make them believe and listen now, in the future it’s going to be a lot harder to grab their attention.”
Cheslyn Ramon Sanderson (born 29 July 2001), better known by his stage name Chessy, is a South African rapper and songwriter. He is also 1/2 founders of the Entertainment Group MoonGangTM alongside his partner Lil Treeky and have now released their debut joint EP “Timeless” and it has been doing well in social networks Cheslyn Sanderson originates from White River in the Mpumalanga Province. He started rapping at the age of fourteen, having been influenced by his peers, whom are musicians as well. He has been Co-founded with Lil Treeky and has been on the rise ever since. He is currently under no label or management. The stage name ‘Chessy’ has always been a nickname within the family and friends circle. He looks up to fellow South African rappers such as Youngsta Cpt, AKA and Nasty C. He has been featured in numerous events around his home town and motivates his surroundings into keep on moving. He has been having an outstanding amount of positive feedback for a young upcoming rapper. Chessy has been working his way on his first joint EP with partner Lil Treeky who have come to form the MoongangEnt after numerous successful singles such as “Upcoming views, Savage and Aight” Chessy goes on to saying his own words: “I want South African Rap to prosper in the music entertainment industry. It hurts me to think that South African entertainers are still undermined by International music labels that is why I am fighting to do it on my own and make a way for other young South African rappers to pursue in their dreams despite all the negativity.”
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