Safika Malaika Sokutu will be releasing her second single titled You Know It. Affectionately known as SA_Rifa, she formally started her music career and made her mark in 2019 with the release of her debut single titled Two Eye featuring Dean Denarro from Zimbabwe!hisho’s super talented hip-hop artist
SA_Rifa is a lyricist and a songwriter from Eastern Cape with a fresh and unpredictable hip-hop sound. SA_Rifa initially worked with Andy Beats from Zambia in the production of the song and the song was later reproduced and engineered by S Zimanyi (Shayzar) who is originally from Zimbabwe.
Life is like a roller-coaster ride – that is the essence of You Know It. It is a song about ups and downs of life but even so, knowing who you are and being assertive should keep you focused. If you have shed a lot of tears and fears growing up; if you know the pain of losing people and friends; if you have experienced life – getting lost in the happenings of life, then You Know It is for you, you will definitely love this song. The song is chilled yet full of vibe.
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The song is a thought-provoking song with unexpected and heartfelt punchlines. No astonishment there, that is SA_Rifa’s song-writing signature.
SA_Rifa, at home, grew up with her three siblings and she is the second born of the bunch. She spent her childhood in various towns, viz. Mt Ayliff, King Williams Town, East London, Alexandria, and Cathcart. The 19-year-old received a lot of support from local media and enjoyed the airplay of her first single on many radio stations nationwide.
SA_Rifa continues to be a breath of fresh air in the music industry, especially in hip hop. Her musical influences include the likes of Rouge, Nadia Nakai, Gigi Lamayne, Nasty C, A Reece; internationally she derives her influence from the likes of Drake, J Cole, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Billie Eilish.
YOU KNOW IT will be available on all digital platforms from 28 February 2020.