Kebone Ramokhoase or ‘The King Bones’ as popularly recognized by the industry, is a South African recording rap artist and entrepreneur. Born and bred in Meyerton, south of Johannesburg, the talented musician has an interesting background that plays a big role in his craft.
The king Bones was raised in a God fearing household by both parents who remain together till this day. He is the last of three kids, 2 guys and one lady. Hisparents held education close to their hearts as both his parents’ entire careers were within the education industry.
After completing high school, he went on to study accounting and attained his bachelor’s degree. His degree came into good use as he started and ran a lot of businesses that have really taught him a lot.
With a couple of business interests in his catalogue, the talented rapper never misses the chance to emphasize the importance and power of entrepreneurship within the music industry as it is something that a lot of young and talented artists lack. According to The King Bones, the world is embracing Africa and there couldn’t be a better time for artist to be in control of their craft like now… “My intentions before and after completing my studies have always been to pursue my passion and calling as an entrepreneur within the entertainment industry” said The King Bones.
His music comes from a deep need within him to reach and relate to as many people as he can through his thoughts, ideas and experiences andpossibly change people’s lives through his rap music. The King Bones grew up to a lot of 50 Cent and Jay-Z which is evident in his style of music and entrepreneurship within the entertainment industry.
His latest hit single titled ‘Ride or die’ made its debut on 5fm with popular radio presenter, Smash Afrika. Since then, ‘Ride or die’ has been messing up the streets and is now currently on high rotation on Motswedingfm, Thobelafm, Ikwekwezifm, Phalaphalafm and Vibe fm to name only but a few.
As a result of making waves on radio, ‘Ride or die’ is sitting on more than 3 million impression reaches in total and has now made it on the charts with a massive potential of setting up camp for weeks. ‘Ride or die’ is available for streaming and download on all major digital platforms. Fans can now expect the long awaited music video to drop this month as we celebrate Women’s month.
The King Bones is a breath of fresh air to the industry and that is evident in the huge rise of Instagram followers that hit over 16 000 in a short amount of time. The super star managed to achieve all of this without the backing of a record label and financial assistance. As an independent artist, he attributes his big strides to sheer hard work and most importantly, the love and support from his fans that keep growing at a fast pace.
“A purpose will take you from one place to another, a vision will take you to many dimensions”- The King Bones