“Never being scared to explore new genres and sounds has led Lastborn to create a sound which is truly unique, and one that has catapulted him…”
Nonela Nukwa, otherwise known as Lastborn is a 24 year old DJ and Producer from Gugulethu, Cape Town. Since the age of 15 Lastborn has been crafting his unique style of soul and rhythm after being introduced to the world of production through GarageBand on his brother’s new laptop.
Being inspired along the way by a wide range of producers ranging from Bonobo to Vinny Da Vinci and many more would lead to Lastborn finding his passion for music and lead to the creation of the KYD Underground, a Gugulethu Hip Hop collective of which Lastborn is a prominent producer. However his productions do not stop at Hip Hop, Lastborn is also a very talented House producer.
Recently Lastborn has been picking up steam in the local scene, with gigs at a wide range of clubs such as The Assembly, Fiction and Vice City as well as radio sets on Bush radio and Goodhope FM. You can find his work on Soundcloud, Mixcloud and Podomatic, his dj sets are full of energy with genres ranging from Deep House/House/NuDisco. In 2016 Lastborn has evolved.
Never being scared to explore new genres and sounds has led Lastborn to create a sound which is truly unique, and one that has catapulted him to the forefront of Cape Town’s new pool of young music producers.