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Shane Eagle is a South African rapper, songwriter, television personality, and record producer. He rose to fame in 2015, after finishing third place in the first season of the Vuzu rapping reality competition, The Hustle. After releasing several non-album singles, Eagle released his debut album Yellow in 2017, which features the gold-certified lead single, “Let It Flow”.
In October 2019, Eagle released his debut mixtape, Dark Moon Flower which boasted features from American rappers, Kota the friend, Santi, Caleborate, Dreamville’s Lute, and Bas along with the English band, The Hics, and fellow South African rappers Nasty C and PatrickxxLee.
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Shane Patrick Hughes was born on June 7, 1996 (age 26 years) in Rabie Ridge, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the son of a Coloured mother and an Irish father. After his parents got divorced while he was at the age of five, he went to live with his father in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. However, he continued to visit his mother who still resided in Rabie Ridge on a regular basis.
The term “Eagle” originated from a group of his friends that resided in Rabie Ridge, Johannesburg, and thus adopted it as a part of his stage name. As he started rapping in high school, Eagle recorded his first song at the age of 13 at his friend’s studio.
Shane Eagle was impassioned to apply for the inaugural season of the Vuzu rapping reality competition, The Hustle, which was scouting artists after making them upload a video while rapping to social media platforms: Instagram or Facebook, in terms of casting them after finishing high school. Eagle applied and was later chosen to compete at the competition. He later finished third place after a double elimination of the top-four.
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Eagle gained his public image and his fan base immediately after leaving the competition. On 8 October 2015, he then released his debut single “Way Up” featuring his then-fellow contender and the winner of The Hustle BigStar Johnson under rapper JR’s record label, Feel Good Music. The song received favorable airplay on South African radio stations, which include YFM, 5FM, and Highveld 947.
In March 2016, Vuzu’s entertainment news parody, V Entertainment revealed that Eagle was joining as one of the presenters of the show, including Moozlie, DJ Speedsta, and Dash Mkhathini, who all joined long-term presenter of the show Lalla Hirayama. In the first quarter of 2017, the show announced that it’s taking a break leading Eagle to evacuate from the show before it got revamped.
In 2016, Shane Eagle released non-album singles, including, “I’m Back”, “Cutting Corners” and “Top Floor”, which were all released through his independent record label, Eagle Entertainment, established after his departure at Feel Good Music. On 18 June 2016, Eagle was one of the opening acts on the Castle Lite Unlocks concert, headlined by rapper J Cole.
Eagle’s debut album Yellow, was released on 31 August 2017. Yellow was initially supported by double lead singles: ” Let It Flow” and “Need Me” featuring singer KLY, both released on the day of the album. In November 2017, the album reached over one-million streams on the music and video service Apple Music. One of the singles, “Let It Flow”, was certified gold status according to the Recording Industry of South Africa in September 2019.
The album won for Best Hip Hop Album at the 24th South African Music Awards. Yellow was also nominated for Album of the Year, “Let It Flow” was nominated for Best Music Video, and Eagle was nominated for Newcomer of the Year. On 26 August 2018, Eagle launched his first tour, The Yellow Tour, in supporting his album Yellow. The shows were performed in four cities, kicked off in Cape Town on 31 August 2018.
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Never Grow Up, Shane Eagle’s debut EP, was released on 28 December 2018. The EP was certified gold by the Recording Industry of South Africa. It was certified at the same time with Yellow lead single “Let It Flow” – also reaching the same status.
Shane Eagle is currently single and not married. He is not dating anyone and has no wife, girlfriend or children. However, in 2021, he released the single “Ammo” featuring YoungstaCPT On August 13, 2021, he released a single “Skydream” featuring Redveil.
Shane Eagle net worth
How much is Shane Eagle worth? Shane Eagle’s net worth is estimated at around $800,000. His main source of income is from his career as a rapper, songwriter, and television personality. Eagle’s successful career has earned him luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the young richest and most influential rappers in South Africa.