L-Tido’s music career began in 2009 when he self-released, self-marketed and hand-to-hand distributed his mixtape City of Gold. It received a lot of acclaim, with a number of songs being played on several radio stations and topping numerous radio and music video charts. The success of the mixtape lead to award nominations and the winning of Channel O’s Most Gifted Newcomer award.
On 30 June 2011, L-Tido independently released his debut album, All or Nothing, which was said to reveal everything about his journey and what it took for this rising star to get to where he is. The album includes collaborations with K.O from Teargas, Nigerian singer Banky W, Tumi from the Volume, Da Les of Jozi and Maggz.
The album was well received with several songs topping numerous charts, including Channel O Weekly Charts, MTV BaseAfrican Chart, etv’s Club 808 Chart, French music channel Trace TV Africa Top 10 Chart; and “We Rollin” becoming the number 2 most played song in the country according to the country’s RAM charts (a site which organises, calculates and analyses the most played songs on various local radio stations in the country), a first for a hip hop song in the country. L-tido also became the first hip hop artist to have two songs in the Top 10 of the RAM chart at the same time.
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