South African rapper Balungile Lamla, popularly known as Da-Vinci, recently sat down with to discuss his musical journey, influences, and upcoming projects. Originating from Qwaqwa in the Free State Province, Da-Vinci has been passionate about Hip Hop, Rap, and Trap since he was 11 years old, inspired by his older brother Khanyisa Lamla. His signature song “Endeavor” encapsulates his positive outlook towards life and future. Da-Vinci is currently working on his debut album and aims to go global within the next 5 years. Adding a bit of humor to the conversation, he also shared a funny episode of being chased by cops during a video shoot in a restricted area.

Interview with Da-Vinci

Tell us about yourself, who are you and where do you come from?

Balungile Lamla, better known by his stage name Da-Vinci (legendary_vinci), originates from Qwaqwa in the Free State Province (South Africa).

How was your passion for music born? Who are your idols?

He started rapping at the age of eleven, having been influenced by his older brother (Khanyisa Lamla) who was a rapper at the time.

What kind of music do you do?

Hip Hop, Rap & Trap

What is the most important song for you? What message do you want to convey to the listener?

Endeavor is the important song for me. It simply describes wishing you the best of luck in all your future endeavors. Here’s hoping your future is full of blessings and good fortune. May your future be as bright as the stars in the sky. Wishing you all the success and happiness in the world for your future.

Why should a listener who doesn’t know you listen to your music?

Da-Vinci is the realest guy ever. He does music for people who relate to his music.

What are your future projects? Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

Da-Vinci (Balungile Lamla) is working on his 1st debut album, the name of the album haven’t been confirmed yet. He sees himself overseas in the next 5 years. His wish is to work with big artists from US.

Tell our readers a funny episode that happened in your career as an artist.

I was once chased by cops for shooting a music video in a restricted area.