Random Thoughts, Behind The Man and The Music

Article written by Charlotte Nzapheza

Tshepo Zweni, best known by the moniker 'Random Thoughts', born and bred in the Free State Province, SA in a township called Botshabelo started producing house music in  2014 Influenced by biggest artists such as Culoe De Song with his dark themed tracks,  Da Capo with his raw African tribal and Atjazz on how his musical craft portrayed free  will.

Random Thoughts' sound is Afrohouse with a mesh of Tech and an incorporation of African chants to give out the feel of its origin. It is a sound that has a lot of energy and has that cinematic feel to it as well.
He also produces Deep House, Dub Techno and Atmospheric House.

He believes in not setting boundaries when it comes to exploring a creative mind. In  2015 he had his first ever official release courtesy of Josep Hines’ label, POMF UK with  a single track titled "A New Chapter" that was a fast pacing and mood setting Deep  House track. In that very same year he was featured on the first part of a release  package of a track titled 'Unity' by Sbonza G and Stones & Bones as a remixer on it at  FOMP UK.  

In 2016 he took time away from producing music because of his academics, as he  believes that it is important to be literate and reading is fundamental.

Random Thoughts came back to the music scene 2017 with a new sound.
He then got featured on Strange Tech’Tics EP with a track titled 'Desire' from a South African based label (Honors of House Records).
Later that year he then released his first solo EP from his own independent South African based label, BaloElo Recordings titled 'Formidable Illusions' EP, featuring three  Deep House tracks with a bit of 'Tech sense' in their incorporation.

2018 looks to be a great year musical for Random Thoughts, having signed new music under labels such as Oscar P’s Afro Rebel Music (USA) and also on his very own label BaloElo Recordings (RSA).  

Random Thoughts believes in uniting the world through his music and in his mind he has no doubt that the path he has taken has long been his calling.

Know more about 'Random Thoughts':
Facebook:   vwww.facebook.com/randomthoughtssa
Twitter:      www.twitter.com/RndomThoughtsSA    
Soundcloud:  www.soundcloud.com/baloelorec
Mail:         rndm_thorts@yahoo.com