Slapdee’s Biography

Mwila Musonda, more widely known by his stage name Slapdee (also stylized as Slap D) is a Zambian hip hop and rap musician. Having won multiple awards since his debut in 2006, he is often regarded one of the pioneers of Zambian hip-hop.


His musical career began in 2006 when he released “Asembe Isebenza”.[4][5] Slapdee has released 7th studio albums: Asembe IsebenzaSo CheBlack na WhiteTrue Story,The Business,Black na White 2 (BW2) and Mother Tongue. Slapdee is signed to the Zambian record label XYZ Entertainments Which he owns.

Slapdee has received nominations and awards, including the 2009 Ngoma Music Award for best hip hop artist, AFRIMM Award nomination(s) for Best Male (artist) Southern Africa,[6] 9 ZMA awards for best male and hip hop artist, and six Sun FM Kwacha Music Awards, winning three in 2017 and three in 2002.

Slapdee participated in the 2017 Coke Studio Africa television series.

As of 2017, Slapdee was the most searched Zambian musician on Google.

He is the regional brand ambassador for Kung Fu Energy drink,[22],the Frutiola drink, and the Itel mobile phone.

In 2019 He featured on the CNN African Voices CHANGEMAKERS as The multi-award winning Zambian hip-hop artist who helps support local kids in Zambia through his record label and raising donations for local orphanages and children’s hospitals.