Masana Baloyi, better known as Superstar Mason is a hip-hop artist from Soshanguve,
Block BB. He started his career from an early age when he recorded his demo at the
young age of 13 and is now has released his first official EP, Price of Fame, a full
project of which he is currently promoting. This EP was released and marketed online
on various platforms, namely iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Deezer, Spotify, Joox
and Shazaam. His music also has a strong presence on Audiomack and Soundcloud.
Superstar Mason came up on the Doctor Stress show on TUT fm (Soshanguve), which
was present in the mid 2000’s on Thursdays. He realised that his rap passion can be
turnt into a career, hence the release of The Price of Fame EP in early November
Superstar Mason has worked with various artists and producers all over South Africa,
namely WiziBeatz, Thasman (Thabiso Tsotetsi), Leon (Jika Boys), D-Mo Beats,
Nemises, OmenBeats, SpikeBuoy, Bula, Mr Mercedes (Afrikan Roots), Delite Music
and many more local musicians.
Superstar Mason has been fortunate to share the stage with the best artist across the
country from the likes of AKA to Emtee and the likes Bontle Modiselle. Performances
at venues such as Drum Rock, Cliff Central, The State Theatre, Cantare (Monte
Casino), Hashtag (Ga-Rankuwa), Madidi Sports Ground, MT Lounge (Thembisa),
GOG Lifestyle Park Centre Protea Glen, Back to the Old School 2017, The Republic
94 Café, MTN activations around Soshanguve, Soweto and Daveyton and is a regular
at the Thursday Open Mic Sessions in town (Bosman Old Fire Station) and the Peke
Sessions (now in Block HH) has also elevated his popularity and determination to
really make an impact in the local hip-hop scene.
Apart from the stage, Mason also has significant music videos on YouTube that really
bring out and illustrate the audio of his works. He is set to release his next Project, The
struggle of the Dreamers with Naptune Beats in about 6 months’ time and it has been
well anticipated as his fan base is mostly hip-hop orientated and trust him to deliver
the skills he promises on all his songs. His latest video Ganda Ganda has been
accepted and playlisted by Channel O after the initial single, Come Up ft WiziBeats
was also playlisted by Yfm earlier this year. Plug 2 Da Game is the latest single from
Price of Fame of which is attaining popularity in the urban radio stations, namely Yfm
and Thobela Fm. This is in conjunction to him being on the airwaves of Motsweding Fm, TUT Fm and Soshanguve Fm. It has certainly been a busy and exciting year for the Superstar of which promises to end with a bang!!!