Born Emmanuel Andrew Mkumbwa, Elandre is a young Rap/trap artist with an unquenchable passion for God and Music. A Tanzanian but raised in Gaborone, Botswana Elandre’s musical journey began in 2007 when he recorded his first single “Keep Moving”. Since then Elandre has been featured on numerous tracks such as “This is My Year” by Gee &Seth and another title track on the late Mac Elvis’s album “Church Boy”.
What began as a cry to impact his generation with the Love of God has since led Elandre to multiple stages across the country, spreading a message of Hope. His music inculcates messages of caution coupled with subjects reflecting on Character whilst remaining relevant to his generation. Incorporating a mix of Swahili and English into the Genre of music he does has resonated with and inspired a lot of youth. His Ultimate goal being to spread the Message of Christ as the Hope of Glory for all, Elandre strongly believes that if his Music does not have God in it, it is as good as tins making crazy noise.
In 2014, Elandre completed his debut album “Projekt Three6teen” which he recorded in Lusaka, Zambia under a production contract With Mr Taz .Since completion, and this album has earned him great networks in Gospel music scene locally and in other African Countries.
A current Nominee for the Gospomedia Awards ; ‘Best Gospel Hip Hop Song of the Year 2016/2017’, Elandre attributes his current success in his music career to friends and family especially his Pastor Fred Okello of Bread of Life Church who has been his doorway to a wealth of exposure.