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Interview: Speedsta On His Newly-Opened Skate Shop, Leaving the POPcast & His Latest Single

Speedsta's new skate shop is the first of many to come as the deejay, producer and entrepreneur continues his streak of shining the light on emerging talent.

Speedsta is a busy man. A day before the release of his latest single "Chosen One" which features Yanga Chief and up-and-coming rapper Teekay Mokoena, he is unveiling plaques for several songs and a project of his going gold and multi-platinum. The location is his skate shop and creative space Skate Hub which opened its doors on the October 3 in the north side of Joburg.

According to the artist and Sony Music Africa signee, his 2019 EP, BottlebrushStr, is now platinum, "Mayo" is nine times platinum, "Combos Communicating" is gold and "I Don't Know" is five times platinum.

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