C.9ine is a soulful house band originating from Katlehong – JHB, who have been together since 2004, entertaining crowds countrywide. This versatile and extremely talented duo, consisting of Skitzo and Danny, come from different backgrounds however sharing a passion for producing Afro-House music that has placed them amongst the best in the business.
Despite deriving from different influences, the pair collectively connect on a deeper level, allowing them to produce music targeted at taking the South African, and international, music industry by storm. So far their mission has been a successful one, with their underground vibes consistently bubbling up into the mainstream, often found rocking dance floors world-wide.
Their breakthrough came with the hit “Heaven Is Here”, which started leaking out from club sound systems and onto the Internet, attracting an array of admirers from across the planet. To date, C.9ine have been involved in 3 studio albums, with chart topping tracks like ‘Rafiki’, ‘Wonder’ and ‘Chasing’, whilst collaborating with high-profile international producers like Suges, Fish Go Deep, UPZ, Atjazz, Charles Webster, Alan Ho and Gene King.
Besides receiving raving reviews, as well as amounting up to double platinum album sales, it’s their LIVE performance that has the music industry in awe. This two-piece band has an array of instrumental talents, which they passionately demonstrate while making the dance floor rock. To add to their raving LIVE performances is guitarist and vocalist Paul Oliveira, who displays his influences of Zulu, Portuguese and Swahili on stage.
In five short years they’ve gone from being music’s best-kept secret to the top of the South African house scene’s ladder. Responsible for producing one of the four installments on the Platinum-selling ‘House Afrika Sessions’ compilation, contributing 3 tracks on the internationally released compilation “Kasi Deep”, as well as their debut album, ‘Sound Garden’, C.9ine have come a long way. They have just released their latest offering, “Million Sprockets”, which has gotten the industry very excited.
C9ine, thus far, have achieved what they set out to do and more, however, only just getting started. So whether you an avid fan or only just been introduced to this amazing house band, be assured to be blown away with their latest offerings.
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