Duke Johnson Mwandila is a producer and founder of Certified Music record label and also a member of the first Kwacha music award winning group for best artist North Western Province, “Hashtag Zambia” super group duo.
Born and raised on the Copperbelt Kitwe, D-Rex moved to Solwezi where he later answered his calling as a music maestro.
In 2011 he recorded his first single “Bring it on” at Global sounds entertainment with Kabry4.
2012 He bought himself a computer and a microphone and taught himself how to produce music, this led to the birth of “Certified Music Records.
Todate this producer alias “DJ Vyr0” has produced and worked with some of the most consistent and talented acts such as: Grand, Mwelwa, Soyi, Jr Sabala, Hashtag, Jay cash, klappa Heiz, RK, Jay Paulo, SL Gang and many notable names from Solwezi.
In 2016 He first released his first produced debut EP “R.O.D.”
His skill of rap and lyricism has deemed him to be the best rapper in the North Western Province.
He also belongs to a dynamic duo/ group “Hashtag Zambia” consisting of himself (D-Drex ) and Shiz Niz. To their name, they have numerous single releases and three (3) body of works “T.R.U.E Mixtape” (abbreviated as The Road Untaken Epilogue), Too Much LP and Beer Pressure EP.
In 2017 they won an award for the best Artist Northwestern Province at the Kwacha Music Awards.
WATCH D-DREX THE COME UP VIDEO HERE: