With a stage name that represents creativity, curiosity, charm, friendliness, cheer and social life. Surely he’s another germ from the East Rand.
Best: Please introduce yourself?
-My name is Thoriso Ngwenya aka Prasic Elmino that’s my stage name started making music at the age of 16, I’m from the East side of Joburg (East rand), I was born in 1996,’I’m a musician, artist and also a producer.
Best: What is your music background?
Prasic Elmino (PE): My music background is kwatio and hip hop when i was young my brother used to play a lot of kwaito and hip hop so I fell in love with it at a young age.
Best: Do you write your own songs?
Best: What are your musical influences?
PE: Well my music influences are my friends and the environment i grew up on, a lot of people were Making music and I never thought I will be one of them one day.
Best: What are your fondest musical memories?
PE: Well my brother used to be a choir leader and everyday he will chill and sing, that got me influenced because I sometimes would sing along with him.
Best: What are your songs about?
PE: My songs are about believing in yourself, chasing your dreams and also turning up having fun, songs that will make you spend money when you in the club.
Best: How would you describe your music to people?
PE: I will describe my music as a feeling, something that gives you hope and something that will bring you joy people.
Best: Have you record music or posted music on the Internet?
PE: Yes I have, you can follow me on Twitter (@PrasicElmino) Facebook (motswako prasic Elmino vibe) to get more of my music.
Best: You are chosen to compete at Back to the city, what does that mean for your career and what do you hope to get out of it.
PE: It means a lot to me, now people notice my work and even if I don’t win I got people showing love like hate doesn’t exist, and I’m looking to get fan base, followers and more people who will be vibing to the sound out if it.
Best: What are you immediate career goals?
PE: To get my name out there, come up and get my music playing everywhere.
Best: What are your long term career goals?
PE: To run my own record company, get endorsement deals and give back to my people.
Facebook (motswako prasic Elmino vibe)