Started as a group of four consisting of Tshepang Mokwatedi, Musawenkosi Khumalo, Sibusiso Madonsela & Xolani Raditsela (known by their stage names as P-Ang, Flavow, Venom-Gawd & Xolani Sushii (Jadie•Gawd), in 2015 after the breakdown of “YMF", Venom Gawd & Flavow decided to continue their journey in entertainment as a duo. They were then established by the name of “WTA” which originally stands for West Thugz Alive.
WTA is a versatile music brand, recording & performing artists, & songwriters from a small township named Daveyton Ekurhuleni, the East Rand region of Gauteng province.
Inspired by big acts both local & internationally, this crew didn't give up on their dreams, they gave their all to music and that can be heard in their music even backed by an impact they have made in the music scene over the past years.
WTA respectively had a dream, a vision to become the next new age musical icons, the new school of good music. They have the total package; attitude, creativity, talent & character to bring into the music industry and they ambitiously perfected their craft since 2015. When their lives converged towards destiny's plan, they started writing their music & recorded music professionally for a little in a year till now.
•Behind the name “WTA":
*West Thugs Alive came by stating or putting an awareness that young talented boys from Etwatwa West have come into the picture. West is derived from the township name “Etwatwa West", Thugz from the legendary rap star, 2pac's tattoo “Thug Life".
Due to gang violations ekasi, the duo had to change to “Worst Team Alive" for their safety as they used to get gigs around hoods which had gangs fighting against the well known gang popularly known as “WEST”.
WTA had performed at various events, clubs around Gauteng such as Two-Tone, Pule's Chesa Nyama (Mabaso), Lapeng Village, Rhoo Hlatshwayo Community Hall (DHMA17), Absa's Place, Victor's Place, Barcelona Park, Black Girls Takeover Market (Protea North-Soweto), Endaweni Pub (Rondebult-Germiston), Ivory-Park Stadium, Street-Shutdown (Etwatwa East), C-Class Lounge (Vosloorus), 442 Lounge(Pretoria), Lesiba Secondary School, After Party Lounge(Roodeport),Zero11(Katlehong), Can-Do events & various promos that involved big corporates such as Coca-Cola, Flying fish, Platinum5, Nike SA & Many More.
It's only a matter of time before the grace major Ekurhuleni Municipality Festivals, Back-To-The-City & other musical concerts.
The future looks bright with lined up features with Koolwaterman, Fabfutur3, Bizzcuit, Supreme Phoenix, 3D Team, Jay Claude, 24 inchez, Touchline_punchline & many more.
•Musawenkosi “Flavow" Khumalo and Sibusiso “Venom-Gawd” Madonsela
WTA can be reached through the following social media channels and website links:
1• Facebook: W.T.A_GAWDz
2• Instagram :@wta1520
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