Nkosinathi Pat Khoza Better known by the stage name Npk Twice is a South African based independent Rapper,Producer,Writer and CEO of Nubian Records.
Self Proclaimed Best Rapper In West Rand.Born in Mpumalanga Nelspruit,South Africa22 May 1994 but moved at an early age to Mogale City,West Rand,Gauteng.
He is best known for his debut mixtape titled ‘Rappers Are In Danger‘ his singles ‘i love her’,’Long Way Home’ and ‘On Point’ He is part of the production group ‘Havoc Gang’ ,The Name Npk Twice Emanates from his Initials and surname.
His first song was titled ‘Peace See You Later‘ in 2010 while he was in Grade 10,He was in a crew with J.six And Mzilikazi at the time,the song had received various amounts of airplay on community radios.
At the age of 12,Npk Twice began to write and compose his own lyrics, focusing heavily on his rhyme scheme and flow, as a result of a heavy Lil Wayne influence in the year of 2007, disregarding subject matter and content for the time being. His first rap, a 16 second, 8 bar verse, could easily have been confused for a nursery rhyme.
He would perform his first written rap while one of his close friends Rufaarzy beat-boxed for him, in the presence of his grade 9 classmates every day, after school under the rap alias Nubian King.
As time progressed, with the support and encouragement of his peers and his grade 10 class teacher, Npk Twice developed a whole new Hip-Hop style and recorded numerous songs which where to be released on the unreleaseed mixtape ‘The Rhyme Fest’ he assumed a new-found persona, focusing less on the actual writing of raps.
Late-2011, Npk Twice released his renowned “I Hate Love” single, his first single with him behind all the work behind it, from producing and writing the song to recording himself he later decided to focus more on his schooling and put music on hold.
In 2012 Npk Twice was all about books during his matric year and later that year only guest appeared on one song he was featured on by Rex, during the same year He was involved in an Online Poetry Website which had good reviews and feedback.
2013 Npk Twice was involved in the 3rd annual Redbull strictly hip-hop on which he was a victor this was a major upliftment in his upcoming career as it gained him a lot of street cred amongst hiphop/rap heads.
He attended Primary at Khaselihle Primary School ,then high School at Madiba Comprehensive(named after the late Nelson Mandela) both schools are located at Kagiso,Mogale City.
During his high school days he would write poetry(some available on his Wapsite) and completed manuscripts of 3 books namely ‘True lies,I Got tired Of Waiting And Where do angels Go.‘
He then took a gap year(leap year) in 2013 to focus in tirely on music and in 2013 it payed off when he entered and won the 2013 RedBull Strictly Hip-Hop competition.other competitions he entered where back the artist,Sprite uncontainable,durex the one and many more.
In 25th October 2015 Npk Twice released his highly anticipated 1st independent release titled “Rappers Are In Danger” (stylized RAID) which features guest verses by Bad Boy Mo,PDN Di Niro and more and is available for purchase from Itunes, Google Play Store and even made him the very first South African Rapper to be on Jay-Z’S Streaming Service Tidal.