Reason rebrands to Sizwe Alakine for Khanda Shisa release, alongside DJ Maphorisa

Reason has changed his stage name in light of his venture into releasing a hip-hop single with amapiano references, titled Khanda Shisa, alongside DJ Maphorisa.

Reason took to Instagram on Tuesday, 20 July 2021, to share the official cover art for his much-anticipated single, Khanda Shisa, featuring DJ Maphorisa. The single is anticipated as it marks the first single which the “conscious rapper” is set to release with amapiano influences. This is as the track is produced by amapiano tastemaker and one half of the hit amapiano duo, Scorpion Kings, DJ Maphorisa. Reason previously admitted that he believes the song has a chance to be the next Ngud’ by Kwesta, featuring Cassper Nyovest and produced by DJ Maphorisa and Makwa.

Moreover, the cover art confirmed that Reason is set to release the single under his new alias, Sizwe Alakine. The change in persona between “conscious rapper” to aspiring pop rapper has been shared via his social media feeds. Reason also recently revealed his fuschia new hair colour, and teased a big announcement. The post did confirm that Khanda Shisa is set for release on Friday, 23 July 2021, across all digital music platforms.

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