Duncan Sodala is a pioneer in the Zambian hip-hop scene. He has been at the forefront of creating the music industry in Zambia and a vanguard in promoting and providing opportunities for fellow Zambian artists with initiatives such as his Record Label Slam Dunk Records and managing one of Zambia greatest music acts Zone Fam.

Also known as Holstar he is musically inspired by hip-hop, 90s RnB, Jazz and infuses his love of Poetry and the laidback Zambian attitude that comes from growing up in Lusaka, to create a smooth, fresh, lyrical and universal sound inherently imbued with Zambian and African culture and experiences.


Duncan is also a great collaborator, producing and featuring on his own label’s projects as well as partnering with producers and artists from Africa, Europe, South America and other Countries.