15 things you did not know about LightsOut
Who is LightsOut?
My name is Lymon Tanaka Moyo and I am 25 years old. I went to Lobengula Primary, Herentals College and Sobukhazi High.
I started recording music in 2011 but I had been writing rhymes since Form 3.
I was part of a group called Loktion Freequency with Richie F, Keyng and Moskow.
We recorded several singles and I began my solo journey in 2017 with Tsotsi Rap.
I released a single called Flex Luga Freestyle and also was featured in a track by Pee Ara with Bulwark heavyweights such as Cal_vin, Floppy X, Guluva 7 and Maestro IV.
The song is called Kasi Lami. In 2019 I worked released singles at the same working on my second album (Igango).
My 2019 singles includes Elder Kanto ft Lights out – Pray for me, Lights out – Imsipha, Madolax ft Lights out – Ngzobuya, Lights out ft Soulchard and Advancer_Lyon – Umuntu omnyama (video aired on Zbc), Advancer_Lyon ft Lights out – Ammaka, Lights out – Indla muva yinkosi (Asaph Mambo remix), Lights out – Lingjwayela kubi.
Second album coming 2019.
What is your one tip for upcoming artists?
Learning never stops. Learn from your mistakes and triumphs. Learn from your strengths and from your weaknesses.
Learn from those who have succeeded and learn from those who have failed. Use the internet to learn
What was your first job?
I have never been employed. Only did voluntary work at Grassrootsoccer Zimbabwe
What was the one thing you wish somebody had told you when you were starting your career?
“Don’t expect it to be an easy ride”
If you were the president of Zimbabwe, how would you fix Zimbabwe?
By eliminating corruption and trying to achieve self sustainability. We have all that we need
What is your biggest regret?
Doubting that I might have a career in arts. The economy drove me away.
What is the most interesting thing about you that people don’t know?
I’m an introvert but I’m a good actor, I have been pretending to be an extrovert since high school.
What is it that you wish you had done in your life?
Spending more time with my late Uncle.
What is your favorite color of socks?
What is the worst lie you have ever told?
I don’t like lying, I say how I feel.
Kindly describe the lowest point of your life?
Selling my first album at Egodini bus terminus. I used to suffer verbal abuse but I went there every day. Because I appreciate how commuter omnibus spread music quickly
Who are the greatest people you have shared the stage with, and when?
Richie F, 22 December 2018 at a show called Homeground Ekasi
Who is the person you wish to meet before leaving earth?
Sean “Jay Z” Carter.
What are the character traits you look for in a date?
An extrovert, politically intelligent and with entrepreneurship skills.