Mokha Melkai releases the highly anticipated music video for his hit single “Don’t”.
Mokhalaka Moteetee (born in Lesotho June, 11, 1993) is a South African singer-songwriter and rapper who is widely known by his professional name Mokha Melkai.
Melkai, in 2014 joined British based record label, Ditto Music, released his first EP titled “I Got This” and signed with Nokia as a brand ambassador that same year.
Early 2016 he released his first LP titled “Strokes From The Brush.”
Talking about his style of music he explained “If you put soul, pop, hip hop, trap and fire in a blender you’d get a little ol’ me.” Mokha has mentioned English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer Sade as one of his biggest influences. Other influences are Eminem, The Gorrilaz, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Tory Lanez. Critics have compared Melkai’s style to The Weeknd, Drake, Bryson Tiller and Jay Z. The single ‘Don’t is currently doing its rounds on South African Radio Stations and international Digital Stations.
The music video was Produced, Directed and shot by Mokha himself, proving he is talented in many ways. Mokha describes the process –
“We shot at the Capital Hotel in Rosebank, it was a one day shoot on the 18th of June. The model is Lebo Phale and also a fellow recording artist, I decided to not to appear in the video and let visuals gravitate around the female lead to match what the song is really about”.