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Neo Pitso- His Obsession With Success And All It Brings

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neo Neo Pitso- His Obsession With Success And All It Brings Neo Pitso- His Obsession With Success And All It Brings neoNeo Pitso is South Africa’s very own, but reasons and circumstances saw him trekking off to Australia with the family. Regardless of all that, he says he still keeps in touch with our scene, bumping tracks like ‘Kontrol’, ‘Gusheshe’ and ‘Doc Shebeleza’. Working with AB Crazy on his next single Neo says: “I’m really excited for people to hear it. My jaw was on the floor when I heard the hook, so you know I’m bringing my A game.”  

Having grown up listening to the likes of Sade, Harry Belafonte, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole thanks to his dad’s influence, Neo Pitso started writing music and eventually started handling the mic. Starting off right here in SA as a member of a young rap group called Thee Immaculate, Neo does say that he will come back to SA to take on the market. “I was in South Africa in December last year and someone remarked that there’s no way I live in Australia because I’m aware of everything happening here. I found it funny ’cause I just read a lot and occasionally rely on social media for news.  I find the SA market interesting. I see a ton of opportunities and can’t wait to immerse myself in that culture fully.”

He says even though he is not there yet, to get where he is today took a lot of blood, sweat and the occasional tear.  “I think a lot of people didn’t and still don’t quite understand why a hip hop artist would go and enroll in a law degree. Every step I’ve taken till now was calculated and still is. I train my body to go for four hours of sleep a night in order to fit more work into a day than most people can. I take every opportunity to grow and get better at my craft because I’m still a work in progress. I’m just driven and obsessed with success so naysayers or critics can throw me to the wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack. I’m in a perfect position to be taken seriously as an artist, but I’m still in the developmental stages of my career. I am fortunate enough to have toured with the big artists like Nas, Bone Thugs & Harmony, Cassidy, Montell Jordan, Chingy and The Game, and performed quite a lot across Australia. I am also fortunate to have international companies like BlackBerry on board with what I’m doing. Now I’m seeking to forge my own path and create a lane that has never existed.”

And he is not only just about music. When he’s not doing music, he’s on stage at schools giving speeches motivating the youth under his school’s initiative called ‘Dream. Believe. Achieve. Repeat’. “When I’m not doing that I’m an eyewear consultant, I’m also a “Connector” helping connect companies or individuals together in various capacities to help solve everyday problems and achieve their goals in the process and when I’m not doing that too, I’m partying up a storm somewhere. When I party, I party hard, but when I work I don’t party. 

Neo doesn’t elaborately plan his future, but rather puts it all in God’s hands. “This sounds crazy but everything I’ve predicted each year has come to fruition. Firstly it shows that God is great and secondly it shows that hard work is rewarded.” He did, however, name drop Delite (of Entidope), Reverb360 and PDotO as some of the artists he will definitely be collaborating with in future. He would also like to work with the talented MoNEOa.

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You can get his current single called ‘Veni Vidi Vici’, available for download on his website- www.NeoPitso.com

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Written by: Tania Moeng (@Ms_TaniaMoeng)

  • Amok

    “I’m just driven and obsessed with success so naysayers or critics can throw me to the wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack.” My dude, you are definitely making waves. 057 with you all the way

    • Thanks Amok, I appreciate it. 057 the whole way indeed!

  • Tsas-Man

    Yo, proper my guy and for every great effort there’s great success. Keep the flag flying high even through thunderstorms, the lightning will only recharge you for the road ahead… 057_HipHop with you all the way. #1Time

    • yo, Tsas Man, cheers for the wise words champ. Humbled to hear you say such.

  • Mimi

    Well, our Neo is just inspirational. He is so dedicated to what he does and he has worked extra hard to get to where he is now. His determination and tenacity will make him to further. Neo Pitso is the BEST and he’s more than just a STAR!!! He is a role model…

    • Thank you Mimi, your support throughout all these years is nothing short of amazing. Thank you Thank you Thank you for the continued belief and for checking the article out 🙂

  • Cocaine Nia

    Its not just an obsession, it is a lifestyle that you should be living whether you can afford it emotionally,intellectually, financially,spiritually, physically or not. When you live it, you will be it:) keep on doing what you do NEyO we Love it!!! Xoxo

    • Thanks Miss Cocaina! You said it better than I could have. Thank you 🙂
      p.s. I hope you’re enjoying your time back in the motherland

  • OWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Kunal Chakravorty

    Congrats Neo! Keep up the great work.

    • Thanks a milion Kunal, glad I have such awesome support all the way from Canada.

  • KBeezy

    The big man, Neo Pitso, very focused and original, my nigga I see big things coming ya way, u Conquered international markets before local. Can’t wait to see u penetrating the local market. BigUpz dawg.

    • Thanks chief, means a lot. Always good hearing from you. Stay up!

  • Sherley

    So proud of you my friend,you really inspire me to work much harder than I am right now……..‘Dream. Believe. Achieve. Repeat’. I Congratulate YOU..OWS!

    • Hey Sherley! wow you remember DREAM.BELIEVE.ACHIEVE.REPEAT that’s very humbling. We’re getting close, let’s keep working hard on a daily!

  • Sherwel Gao

    Mr. OWS!!! Destined for greatness, you don’t have to convince him!

    • Sup Gao, cheers for the comment and I’m surprised you still remember some of words from “Stay True”. I appreciate the support king.

  • LEO

    oh man…I don’t even know what to say Superstar and you know I always got something to say!! #TheView #Awesomeness #OWS #ENTHUSIASM #DUI #BLESSINGS

    • Hey LEO, surprised your speechless hehe. All your enthusiasm towards what I do is greatly appreciated. I’m forever indebted 🙂 Thanks a ton

  • Tania

    Thank You Neo