Mawat is a Durban raised, Johannesburg based rap artist. From Durban Christian Centre and now he is under the ministry of Dr Max Holland at Kingdom Life Embassy. Also an entrepreneur, he is the co-founder and C.E.O of Set Free Media.
A producer as well, Mawat produced the famous FIFTY-50 FAMILY album which won the Crown Gospel Awards in 2011; was nominated for the SAMAs in 2012; and also received 2 nominations at the Africa Music Awards held in the UK. With the group he has shared stages with celebrated acts Ernie Smith, Joyous Celebration and Grammy award winning Lecrae.
Mawat’s highly energized (Turn Up!!!) performances have made him a leader in his genre of Christian Hip-Hop in Southern Africa. With his single I PRAISE GOD being nominated for the 2013 Crown Gospel Awards, Mawat has recently been included on the LIVE LIFE LOAD African Tour with two supporting acts from USA (S.O. and Sho Baraka) . He was also the face for TEVO speakers in 2012, and partnered with the global cause against women violence: 1 BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE.
2011: Crown Gospel Awards – Best R&B Gospel Fifty-50 Family – Thina Sobabili
2011: Crown Gospel Awards – Best Rap Gospel Fifty-50 Family – Can’t Give Up
2012: South African Music Awards – Best Urban Gospel Fifty-50 Family – Kazi Kuyoba Njani
2012: Africa Gospel Music Awards – Afro Gospel Rap of the Year Fifty-50 Family
2013: Crown Gospel Awards – Best Rap Gospel Mawat – I Praise God
2014: Crown Gospel Awards – Best Rap Mawat – No Other Way