Oskido Talks Mahoota & Explains The Meaning Of “Kalawa Jazmee” Record Label

If you have been wondering how and why Oskido adopted the name Kalawa Jazmee for his record label, you’ve got an answer – from the kwaito king himself.

The songster gave details about the naming of his record label during a recent appearance on the controversial Podcast and Chill with MacG. It was clear the name wasn’t picked at random from his words.

A lot of thinking had gone into creating the name. Kalawa Jazmee is part of the initials of the men who founded the record label – as explained below:




(Ka)tsaikis (Christos)
(La)ka (Don)
Mdlong(wa) (Oskido)


(Ja)irus (Jakarumba)
(Z)ynne (Mahoota)
(M)andla (Spikiri)
(E)mmanuel (Mjokes)
(E)ugene (Donald Duck)

Some fans were amused by the explanation of the Kalawa Jazmee name. But then, it seriously makes sense at this point. If you were one of those who thought the name had something to do with jazz, you were off-key.

By the way, Kalawa Jazmee has emerged as one of the major record labels in South Africa and one to which buzzing voices in the fame are signed, including Idols SA winner and runners-up. Oskido’s musical prestige has rubbed off well on the Kalawa Jazmee brand.

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