Lex LaFoy
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Lex LaFoy

Durban, South Africa | Established. Jan 01, 2013 | AFM

Durban, South Africa | AFM
Established on Jan, 2013
Solo Hip Hop EDM


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Lex LaFoy is a South African rapper, writer, performance artist and all round creative from Durban. She is also a Psychology and Philosophy graduate from the University of KwaZulu Natal and obtained her Bachelor of Social Science degree in 2012. Voted one of SA's hottest female rappers of 2016 by GQ Magazine South Africa, Lex is certainly a rising star to look out for.

Lex LaFoy made a name for herself as a freestyle, battle emcee and performance poet between 2004-2012.  Making her debut onto the mainstream media in 2005, when Lex came runner up to Sizwe Dhlomo in the first ever MTV Base VJ search.

In 2013 Lex LaFoy was one of 30 South African artists to be selected for the exclusive Red Bull Bass Camp alongside the likes of Shane Cooper, Casper Nyovest, OKMalumKoolKat, Moonchild and others. In May, 2014 Lex and DJ Doowap represented South Africa in the Purple Velvet 5-week all-female hip-hop tour across Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In 2016 Lex focused on building her Television portfolio, and featured on Muvhango (SABC2), Keeping Score (SABC2), Next of Next Week(Etv), Amandla (Lionsgate) and had her first cameo as herself, in ETV’s star studded music drama Hustle. 

She is currently completing her debut album titled Honey Bass set for release in 2017.

Lex LaFoy Released works include:

2013      From the Head (ft The Nutscratchers)

2014      Flex (ft iFani)

              The Purple Velvet Pre-Release Tape

2015      Sushi Dip (iFani ft Lex LaFoy)

2016      The Hlanganisa MXTP - Hosted by DJ Doowap

             Show Me Your Number (ft. RubyGold)

2017      Vuk Ekseni (ft The Nutscratchers)



Lex LaFoy Career Highlights Include:

2005     Runner-up to Sizwe Dhlomo in the 1st MTV VJ search

2012      Nominated for Best Female and Best Mixtape in the 1st

             South African HipHop Awards

2013      1 of 30 artists selected in the 1st Red Bull Base Camp

2014      Lex LaFoy and DJ Doowap tour Germany, Austria

              and Switzerland in the all-female Purple Velvet Hip Hop Tour, completing 17              

              shows in 5 weeks

              Flex peaks at No.4 on the 5FM Top 40

2015      Lex LaFoy features in iFani’s song Sushi Dip, currently

              sitting at over 170 000 views (January 2017)

2016      Lex LaFoy lands roles in Muvhango(sabc2), Keeping

             Score(sabc2), Amandla(Lionsgate), Hustle(etv) and Next of Next Week (etv)

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