PROTOTYPE is a Hip-hop artist from Soweto, Protea Glen (1818). He is a South African artist who grew up in the UK (London). PROTOTYPE, currently resides in Protea Glen, Soweto. Music to prototype’s family has always been a big factor, his mother used to sing in the church choir and his father used to play lead guitar for various bands. He also has been influenced by a lot of Soul and RnB names such as Jill Scott, Brenda fassie & Lauren hill.The 23-year-old rapper insists that he is not a rapper but rather an artist; he experiments with different sounds and paints vivid pictures with his lyrics. PROTOTYPE is set to release his début mixtape "The Episode" on the 26th of October 2018, which also represents where he comes from “Protea Glen extension 26”.