SFS 5 Star is a South African based Reggae/Dancehall/Hip Hop artist born in Soweto, Johannesburg in 1987. SFS was first introduced to the South African audience when he was featured on JR debut album, The Main Event, on the song ‘Mathata’in 2008. SFS has since been a main feature in the industry with over 10 guest appearances mainly in the Hip Hop circles including working with JR, PROKID, Shuga Smarkx, Ringo and DJ Dimples amongst many artists.
He cites the early 90s Ragga/Dancehall sounds of Buju Banton, Shabba Ranks , Sizzla, BeanieMan and Capleton amongst his many influences. The modern day influences include Busy Signal, Burna Boy (Nigeria), Sean Paul, 340ml (SA), and Mavado & Vybz Kartel. In the year 2008 he signed to his current record label, Bentey Records & Management, and has since been working on his Craft and Brand of music that he aptly describes as a Dancehall/Hip Hop cross over sound.
He is currently completing work on his much awaited debut album “DaXoVa (The CrossOver)” due for release in the summer of 2014. SFS released the single “Cant Move We”, featuring PROKID and REDBUTTON reaching number one on the YFM Hot 9@9.
. DJ Dimples: Single –They Wanna Know
. ShugaSmarkx: Shuga Factory – Uthando noVuyo
. Prokid: Snake n Ladders – Warrior; Continua –Together
. JR: Main Event -Mathata; ColourFull -Who We Are
. RedButton: Finally –Shikisha
. Teepee: My Perspective -Its Gotta Work
. Amunishin: The Principal : They Won’tGo
. Hype Sessions Vol. 21: Jazzworx FM The Album –Haters
. SFS has also featured for Gumshev, Buffalo Soldier, Notsi and Captain