Early life and background
Young Stunna was born in Daveyton, South Africa and grew up in a Christian family and often sang in the church choir. His mother was a vocalist, and his father owned a tavern which had a jukebox. Spending time at the tavern on weekends exposed him to all types of genres, including RnB and Kwaito.
Hailing from Miami, Florida, he is only 20 years old but has already made a name for himself in the music industry. He has performed at numerous festivals, released several mixtapes, and dropped his first full-length album You Are My Life, in 2018.
At such a young age, Young Stunna has already achieved more than most aspiring musicians dream of. His success is undoubtedly due to his hard work, determination, and passion for making great music. He is also a fashion trendsetter, and his style often influences what fans wear to his shows.
Inspiration and music
Young Stunna gets his inspiration from his African roots. Growing up in a Christian setting listening to gospel.
He started making music at the age of 13 and took the decision to pursue music as a career. He was initially a hip-hop musician from 2012 before switching to amapiano. He got the name Young Stunna from his fans in Daveyton where he grew up. He rose to fame earlier in 2021 as part of the piano hub roster-when he featured on Felo Le Tee and Mellow & Sleazy’s smash amapiano hit, “Bopha”.
How did Young Stunna start in the music industry? As the hip hop artist and singer YOUNG STUNNA grows in popularity, many have wondered how he got his start in the music industry. At the young age of 16, YOUNG STUNNA started to experiment with writing rap lyrics. After performing at several local shows, he gained a following in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. It was when he was 18 that he released his first single, Drop it Low. The song quickly became a hit and solidified him as a talent in the rap game.
He soon gained major recognition after signing a record label in 2019. Since then, YOUNG STUNNA has released two albums and several successful singles. His most recent album, Power, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. YOUNG STUNNA has cemented himself as a talented artist and an inspiration to many young people. He is a testament to how far hard work and dedication can take you, even at a young age.
His most recent single, Can’t Stop the Heat, has been gaining momentum on streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music.
Volunteer and services
YOUNG STUNNA is also a philanthropist and actively involved in charity work, raising money for various causes.
- Notumato (2021)
Awards and nominations
Dstv Mzansi Viewer’s Choice Awards 2022
Young Stunna has become a fan favorite. He stands out amongst other artists due to his confidence, swagger, and ability to relate to listeners of all ages. His music covers love, ambition, struggle, and the importance of making good choices. Young Stunna’s lyrics are relatable yet remain uplifting and motivating.