Johnny Malepa is a 21 year old multifaceted and multi award winning brand strategist and creative director within the marketing, advertising and entertainment industry. He has experience in brand strategy, marketing and advertising, creative direction, public relations (PR), film & television (TV), audiovisual & lighting (AV). He has played various roles throughout his career, namely; a TV producer, director, manager, set designer, talent coordinator, film editor(offline editor) & a colourist.
He has a working hand at multiple nationwide and global businesses. These brands include KFC, Vodacom, Comedy Central, WWE, Netflix, ShowMax, DStv, Mnet, MTV & MTV Base, BET, SABC, Trace TV, Mzansi Magic, SuperSport, Samsung, Redbull, Doritos, Martell, Smirnoff, Jameson, Sony, Universal Music group, Reebox, BMW, Castle Lite, Castle Milk Stout, Cruz Vodka, Newzroom Afrika. Furthermore global artists such as Burna Boy, Davido, Runtown, Wizkid, Patoranking, AKA, Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest, Bonang, Elaine, Major League, Riky Rick, Dj Maphorisa, Kabza Da Small, Anatii, Kwesta, Nadia Nakai, Boity, Kid X, Yanga Chief, Sjava, Moozlie, MsCosmo, Emtee and many more.
He has worked on projects such as Netflix’s Queen Soon, ShowMax’s AKA Orchestra On The Square, Comedy Centrals’s Roast Of AKA, Castle Lite Unlocks – Post Malone & Meek Mill, Burna Boy’s Twice as Tall, BET Africa’s Boity Own The Throne, Black Coffee’s Music Is King, Cassper Nyovest’s – Fill Up, Cotton Fest, KFC’s Wrapsta(W/Boity and Stogie T), Redbull’s Elaine House Party, Reebok’s SneAKA, Cruz Vodka’s AKA Watermelon, Cruz Vodka’s AKA Banana Deluxe, DSTv’s IRock Music Festival, Nadia Nakia- Nadia Naked The Documentary, Trace’s Khuli Chana The Originators, BET Africa – Behind The Story, Major League Gardens, BET Africa – Mbau Reloaded, Nasty C’s Ivyson Live, AKA’s Touch My Blood, SABC 1’s The Braai Show With AKA, Doritos’s Taste the Heat and many more
The work he has done has won and been nominated for many local and international awards, namely; Grammy Awards, MTV MAMA, SAMA Awards , SAHHA accompanied with features in GQ Magazine and Forbes Magazine.
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How it started (My First Album Roll Out) • How it's going pic.twitter.com/Y5Hot97OSi— Johnny Malepa (@JohnnyMalepa) March 14, 2021
Following a #TouchMyBlood artwork challenge, AKA has chosen theses two designs for the official FRONT and BACK covers of his upcoming album, 'Touch My Blood'? It drops May 25, 2018. pic.twitter.com/FSM2FYUAkI— Tsonono ???????? (@tumimothei) May 9, 2018